CArtHop Visits North Fresno

CArtHop River Park

  CArtHop in River Park started quietly. Photo by CArtHop.   CArtHop started about three months ago with the help of Downtown Fresno Partnership, Creative Fresno, Dusty Buns and Fresno Brewing Company, to name a few. Its first home is the north end of the Fulton Mall, every Thursday, from 10am to 2 pm. CArtHop has added two locations, this week alone:¬†Tuesdays... Read More

State of Downtown Breakfast

Pacific Southwest Bldg

  “We have been here in a land of uncertainty and neglect for long enough.” The State of Downtown Breakfast was located inside the Pacific Southwest Building. The new owner plans to renovate three stories into apartments over the next three years. Ben Baxter. The PBID Partners of Downtown hosted the State of Downtown Breakfast in the packed Fresno... Read More

Lauren Smoot, National Night Out

Nicole's daughter knew how to keep herself cool from the summer heat.

  Lauren says the goal of National Night Out was to increase safety awareness, help prevent crime and boost the neighborhood spirit. Lauren successfully reached out to Fresno State students to help out with National Night Out.   Meet Lauren Smoot. Lauren is the Community Affairs Coordinator for the Fresno State student body. She organized a local celebration... Read More

Kellie and Chris, Wednesday Night Swing

Kellie and Chris, Wednesday Night Swing

  “I needed a place that would not just accept, but celebrate my unique and pleasant awkwardness, and Wednesday Night Swing has been that place.”   Husband and wife Kellie and Chris. Meet Kellie and Chris. They are part of the local organization, Fresno Swing Dance. They also teach beginning and intermediate Lindy Hop lessons every Wednesday... Read More