The Riverside Food Lab is the Inland Empire’s new popular place to hang out with friends, family and even colleagues. This food hall is open daily from 11am-11pm and is located on 6th and Market St. near the Fox Theater in Downtown Riverside. People nowadays are so wrapped up in their social media apps and what filter looks best on Instagram that they tend to forget to explore what their hometown has to offer. Who doesn't love a wide variety of food options? The Riverside Food Lab welcomes all types of food. From craft beer to coffee and Mediterranean cuisine to plant-based burgers, the Riverside Food Lab is an amazing and fun addition to Downtown Riverside. Plus, during the weeks … [Read more...] about What’s the Riverside Food Lab cooking up?
By Yesica Gonzalez | Staff Writer| Weekly Open Mic night brought together young art enthusiasts in a Riverside coffee shop on Feb. 6. Every Monday night at 9 p.m., art enthusiasts explore their community through inspirational entertainment. There are various talents of performers such as singers, poets, rappers, writers and more. The Open Mic is located in downtown Riverside in the basement of the coffee shop. "I've been Back to the Grind before, I kind of knew what the ambiance was but I've never been to the open mic before," explained Jerry, a performer. "I still dig it, I'll come back," continued Jerry. On a usual day, Back to the Grind, coffee shop is just a cozy … [Read more...] about Art, coffee and the community
By Ezequiel Ramos |Staff Writer| Downtown Riverside is home to the Riverside Art Museum, a place that houses unique and interesting paintings and sculptures. The location of this museum allows the community to choose between a day or night visit with many restaurants and various attractions for an enjoyable experience. Walking into the museum, an individual can feel the artistic atmosphere of this establishment. Upon entering, it is difficult to miss the beautifully centered patio, surrounded by plants and trees, and an abstract painting that captures the eye. To the left of the entrance, the exhibit “Baby Tattooville” has two unique portraits. One of these … [Read more...] about Downtown Riverside gets artsy
By Eric Brown |Online Editor| It's my intention to bring to light some of the finer places to eat around the Inland Empire in this Dinner in the Desert blog. This week I will look at The Salted Pig in Riverside, CA; click on the map to the right for directions and check out my blog below. Located next to the municipal center of Riverside is an exquisite burger bar that specializes in pork manifestations and craft brew. The Salted Pig is easy to miss tucked away next to tall buildings in downtown Riverside, and from the outside it is not ornately adorned, but as soon as you step inside you forget you were standing next to bleak city buildings as you are greeted with its cozy hide-away … [Read more...] about Dinner in the Desert: The Salted Pig
By Norberto Perez |Staff Writer| You love art but can’t seem to find or catch all the art shows. The Redlands United Church of Christ held their 32nd annual art festival, Art for Heaven’s Sake. There was food and entertainment… and art. Around 63 artists were selected through a process which began in June. Artists selection is based on samples submitted. Church membership is not required and only four slots are reserved for church members. … [Read more...] about Redlands Art Festival