GP shops I visit
The Kitchen Store...
Wheeler Toyota, best dealer in town,new,used, parts,service (based on 25 yrs in the biz)
Les Schwab Tire
Dutch Bros coffee.. better than Starbucks and cheaper, locally owned
Alaska Style Barber...the real deal..
Grovers Plumbing and Electrical...
AJA (pronounced Asia) classy with an oriental twist
R'Haus.. homey, casual.. excellent Sunday Brunch
The Vine.. Mediterranean influence..excellent burgers ,small full bar..good wines and beer
Can't recommend a single Mexican restaurant but Si Casa Flores is adequate
Taprock, nice architecture, decent food and a view...rustic...
As to culture
Sat Morning farmers market
First Friday art walk
Rogue Theatre for live music...name brand entertainers.
Galleries, Museums, Historical Society
Best bank in town is Evergreen by a long long way.. only 2 foreclosures in a decades long history.. 4 star rated, 2 locations... supporters of art and culture, solid beautiful bank and they own the TAPROCK restaurant overlooking the Rogue River
Hell Gate Jet Boats.. especially the dinner tour...
Frequent art on the streets....including chalk art... sculpture...local artists...excellent
15 miles south to Applegate Valley and many fine vineyards and wineries.. my favorites are Rosella's and Schmidt... opposite ends of the scale on size and presentation, both excellent .. there are many others including Valley View, Fiasco, Troon.. etc