Fresno May ArtHop - UCP Artists - Gazebo Gardens

Guide to May’s ArtHop/JazzHop

Thursday, May 7, 2015

  Source: Fresno Arts Council   The first Thursday of every month is the biggest night for downtown Fresno the Tower District Area. Venues welcome Fresnans to celebrate our rich art culture during Art Hop and Jazz Hop. Residents can move one venue to the next within a close proximity. About 45 venues are listed on the Fresno Art Council’s official list of ArtHop venues for Downtown and the Tower District alone. View the 2015 venue list here and the map here. There are a handful of JazzHop concerts taking... 

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Hotel Fresno opened in 1913 on Broadway & Merced Streets. It was known for its grand design. Photo via Vintage Fresno

Fresno Weekend Events: May 1-3, 2015

Friday, May 1, 2015

  Hotel Fresno opened in 1913 on Broadway & Merced Streets. It was known for its grand design. Photo via Vintage Fresno This weekend launches Fresno’s Historic Preservation Week (May 2nd-9th) “Every building has a story” is the theme for this year. Throughout the week, the City of Fresno and local organizations will be hosting free events to educated the public about some of Fresno’s most iconic buildings…in an entertaining way! The Celebration begins at one of the oldest... 

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YoshiNOW! Spring Flea - Flyer

Fresno Weekend Events List: April 24-26, 2015

Friday, April 24, 2015

  For this weekend’s list of events, I am highlighting a business that was my first introduction to downtown Fresno: Yoshi NOW! And what an introduction it was! Yoshi NOW! is an eclectic vintage store located in the South Stadium District of downtown Fresno. They are celebrating their 10th year in business by hosting a huge fleamarket. I wrote an article about the people behind the business, when I started That Fresno Blog. You can read the article, here. Continue your day in the district. A couple blocks... 

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2015 Arts in the Market Flyer

Fresno Weekend Events: April 17-19, 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015

  Free, family-friendly, and promotes creativity? Now, that’s the kind of event I am happy to support! This week I am highlighting Arts in the Market. Arts in the Market takes place at the Manchester Center Farmers’ Market, April 17th, 2:30-6PM. This event is being hosted by The Fresno Regional Foundation (FRF) with intention to increase Fresno’s cultural vitality by making the arts more accessible to the general public. Expect to see a diverse group of musical performances: mariachi music, Hawaiian... 

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Fresno Instameet - First Flyer

Worldwide InstaMeet: Fresno Edition

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Yes, we grew up in an era of social media. And, yes, we are attached to our phones. But Instagram has pushed the boundaries of connection. Fresno’s first Worldwide InstaMeet has proven that.   FRESNO’S FIRST INSTAMEET Mach 21st-22nd was Instagram’s eleventh  Worldwide InstaMeet. For the past four years, Instagram has encouraged its users to get together and take photos of their community. It was the first time an InstaMeet had been held in Fresno. It was organized by local photographers, Ellie... 

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Events

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Guide to May’s ArtHop/JazzHop

Fresno May ArtHop - UCP Artists - Gazebo Gardens

  Source: Fresno Arts Council   The first Thursday of every month is the biggest night for downtown Fresno the Tower District Area. Venues welcome Fresnans to celebrate our rich art culture during Art Hop and Jazz Hop. Residents can move one venue to the next within a close proximity. About 45 venues are listed on the Fresno Art Council’s official list of ArtHop venues for Downtown and the Tower District alone. View the 2015 venue list here and the map here. There... Read More

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People

SCORE: Celebrating Women’s History Month

Small Business Administration SBA Building

  As Women’s History Month comes to an end, I find myself reflecting on what I learned at Central Valley SCORE’s latest event. SCORE is an organization through the Small Business Administration, located in downtown Fresno. I have gone to several of their free workshops, since starting my career as a commercial real estate broker. [...]

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Revitalization

Worldwide InstaMeet: Fresno Edition

Fresno Instameet - First Flyer

Yes, we grew up in an era of social media. And, yes, we are attached to our phones. But Instagram has pushed the boundaries of connection. Fresno’s first Worldwide InstaMeet has proven that.   FRESNO’S FIRST INSTAMEET Mach 21st-22nd was Instagram’s eleventh  Worldwide InstaMeet. For the past four years, Instagram has encouraged its users to [...]

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History

Fulton Mall: Then

Fulton Street 1936

  The Fulton Mall is a pedestrian-only mall located on Fulton Street in Downtown Fresno. It occupies six blocks between Tuolumne and Inyo Streets. Fresno and Tulare Streets allow cars to drive through the Mall, but do not allow on-street parking. The Mall is 2,670 feet long and 80-feet wide. The mall is known as [...]

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Area Profiles

Fulton Mall: Now

The Crane Empty

  The Fulton Mall is a pedestrian-only mall located on Fulton Street in Downtown Fresno. It occupies six blocks between Tuolumne and Inyo Streets. Fresno and Tulare Streets allow vehicular traffic through the mall but there is no on-street parking. The Mall is 2,670 feet long and 80-feet wide. The mall is known as an outdoor [...]