When Rozalyn Hays and Becca Aylward discovered their shared love for design and decorating, it didn’t take long for a creative partnership— and friendship—to form. “Roz was the first person I met when we moved here four years ago,” said...
While the "greeting between amigos" and namesake of the restaurant ¿Que Pasa?, is casual , the two-floor restaurant is anything but. Along with Rapid City's best selection of tequila, the vacation-style vibe, rooftop cantina, and outdoor patio make it a South...
Graffiti artist and About The Life, Inc. Co-Founder, Derek "Focus" Smith, has combined his culture and his love of art to make a difference where it matters. One of his most recent works is a 20-foot-by-20-foot mural in Art...

Yoga For The Sol

Yoga has been the popular go-to for mindfulness and exercise for years, but has recently taken a turn for the unconventional. For Karen Buxcel, owner of Sōl Yoga Collective, this change was the next logical step in her practice; a practice...
Keystone, Sturgis, Terry Peak, Spearfish Canyon. These aren't pins on a map - they're scents celebrating the unique beauty of the Black Hills in a new collections of candles from Pine-Clad Candle Co. From the sage and sweet grass of Bison Prairie to...
Brita Craven turned a sweet project with daughter Avery into a thriving business. Avery was homeschooled in high school and had dreams of becoming a business owner. After starting college, lots of late nights brainstorming, and a shared passion...
The state’s vast, diverse outdoor spaces are worth toasting. This is a message that South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks hopes we carry with us always, but especially during 2018 and 2019, when we commemorate “100 Years of Outdoor...
Two new companies solidify the Black Hills as a craft beer destination. Dakota Point Brewing in Rapid City and Mount Rushmore Brewing Co. in Custer both opened their doors earlier this year, tapping into community locals and visitors alike. “We’re...
Domico Rodriguez has never seen a ghost. And for someone in his position, that’s actually surprising. “It’s just not really my thing,” said Rodriguez, who serves as the general manager of the historic—and supposedly haunted—Hotel Alex Johnson in downtown Rapid City. It...
Nestled into the foothills of the Black Hills is Hart Ranch RV & Camping Resort, a sprawling full-service park right outside of Rapid City. The five-star resort has 413 full hookup RV sites with cable, electricity and sewer, along with...

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