Back in early Spring is when I first heard about the Sun Stereo Warehouse in Downtown Fresno. Sun Stereo was renovated and soon became a hub for small businesses, an aerial arts studio, and an events … [Read more...] about NEW Sun Stereo Warehouse – Brewery District, Fresno
South of Shaw is a new local brewery located at 1755 Broadway St #107, Fresno, CA 93721. They worked tirelessly for 3 years preparing to open and finally had their soft opening on January 29, 2022. It … [Read more...] about South of Shaw Beer Company: Grand Opening in Fresno!
Josh Islas and Hayley Islas-Wolf have done it again and despite the challenges of a global pandemic and the red tape associated with opening Fresno's very first rooftop bar, the Islas-Wolf duo has not … [Read more...] about Quail State owners debut second Downtown Business
They have planned all sorts of Beertainment in their new location Full Circle Brewery has been known not just for great beer but great entertainment for years at its Downtown Chinatown and Olympic … [Read more...] about Full Circle Brewery Welcomes You Back!
Quail State owners Josh and Hayley Islas-Wolf have worked long and hard for this moment since announcing their plans to open a rooftop bar in Downtown Fresno over three years ago with their first post … [Read more...] about Quail State’s Groundbreaking Rooftop Bar is Open!
Quail State is Fresno's first rooftop bar, located on the corner of Fulton and Mariposa at the top of the Pacific Southwest Building in Downtown. The rooftop bar has been a long time coming, and has … [Read more...] about Quail State Launches New To-Go Food Options
As your resident FresYes coffee-obsessed blogger, you have to know that if a new coffee shop opens in town, I will absolutely be visiting as soon as possible to share all the details with you, dear … [Read more...] about Downtown Fresno Welcomes New Frida Café
Have you ever wished you could go back in time and relive your prom? Or at least try again with better hair and makeup? Now's your chance! Taking place at The Grand 1401 on Fulton St., Fresno Adult … [Read more...] about Call the sitter: it’s Fresno Adult Prom night
With the grand (re)opening of Fulton Street a mere month away, things are really starting to happen on the former pedestrian mall. One of those things is new signage in what is now being referred to … [Read more...] about More signs added to downtown Fresno, and they look awesome
(Read "Downtown Revitalization Part 1: Damn You, Dan Whitehurst!" here.) I know, I know. We’ve been talking about downtown revitalization for decades. But now it’s about to actually start. It … [Read more...] about Downtown Revitalization Part 2: Revitalization Begins October 21
I told my friend Dan Whitehurst that "Damn You, Dan Whitehurst!" would be the title of a chapter in my memoir (or is it autobiography—I get them mixed up). Since I haven’t written that book, I’ve made … [Read more...] about Downtown Fresno Revitalization Part 1: Damn You, Dan Whitehurst!
Last week I visited Seattle for the first time, and I was able to make several trips to the famous Pike Place Public Market. (Watching fish carcasses get thrown around is actually kinda gross — who … [Read more...] about Design Your Dream Fresno Public Market
Here's everything you need to know about Frosty Queen: Pastrami burgers, hot fudge sundaes, fried zucchini, onion rings, and cheese fries. The end. Ha, just kidding. I'll tell you more, including … [Read more...] about Look No Further Than Frosty Queen for Old-Fashioned Burger Goodness
You’ve likely seen many photos of the Downtown Fresno skyline, but have you ever had the chance to see it from 14 stories up? Last weekend, I had the unique opportunity to see our city from the top … [Read more...] about ‘Views’ Tour Offers a New & Dizzying Perspective on Fresno
There’s so much happening in and around Fresno, sometimes you forget about an event until after it’s over. Enter FresYes. Here are 10 things we’re excited about this week, including a few happening … [Read more...] about 10 Things We’re Excited About This Week
Last week, I was very excited to welcome a great new restaurant with an even greater purpose to Downtown Fresno. On January 9, Kids Café 2019 officially opened its doors to offer customers a fresh, … [Read more...] about Great Cause & Great Food Combine at Downtown Fresno’s Newest Eatery
As someone who works in the Cultural Arts District in Downtown Fresno, I’m always excited when a new business or destination opens up within walking distance of my office. I try to take walks whenever … [Read more...] about Cultural Arts District Park is Fresno’s Newest Park, and it’s Amazing
Dear Afeni Shakur, We found something to live for! RIP, Fresno Unfinished Tupac Shakur Restaurant Comes to Life in One-Day Pop-Up Restaurant Take 3 Burgers will partner with Sam Hansen, … [Read more...] about Unfinished Tupac Shakur Restaurant Comes to Life
Pokemon Go? Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, you’ve undoubtedly been hearing a lot about the sudden smash hit phenomena that is the mobile app, Pokémon Go. If you’re an adult … [Read more...] about All about Pokemon Go and why even non-gamers are hyped
For the past four years, Fresno-based Lanna Coffee Co. has been serving up a caffeine fix with a purpose -- to support economic stability in the villages on northern Thailand where its beans are … [Read more...] about New location, same purpose: Lanna Coffee moves downtown
When I was a kid, I was fortunate enough to grow up with a dad who absolutely loved to be active and play sports. He was always encouraging my brother and I to run around the yard, climb trees, rocks … [Read more...] about Fresno Fitness: Gymnastics Beat – Adult Class
Root. A Community General Store The number of people who believe in downtown Fresno, and are willing to make a contribution to its revitalization, grew by two last week. On Thursday during ArtHop, … [Read more...] about Clovis Couple Returns to Valley to Put Down New Roots
The Fresno Grizzlies just finished up their best season in franchise history. They set a club record for wins by going 84-59 in the regular season. That was followed by a trip to the playoffs and … [Read more...] about FresYes People – Fresno Grizzlies Superfan David Noblett
Maybe you were a fan of Kikku Japanese Food before the restaurant won a $25,000 makeover from the Downtown Fresno Partnership. But the family-run business is sure to have many more fans now that the … [Read more...] about FresYes People – Restaurant Makeover Winner Silvia Wahyudi talks Kikku’s New Look
It was in the spring of 1962 that a group of local artists got together and did something crazy in the then-virtually-artless central San Joaquin Valley: they started a gallery. In search of a place … [Read more...] about FresYes People – The Artful Life of Robert Ogata and the Fig Tree Gallery