Get Your Caffeine Fix at the Newly Opened Roasting Water

If you want to know what Roasting Water is all about, just take a look at the focal point of the cafe. It’s a sculpture shaped like a beautiful autumn tree, a nod to the owners’ propensity for all things natural. Instead of enlisting artificial syrups and powders to craft their coffee drinks and smoothies, […]

Taking the Stage at Fox Performing Arts Center: ‘The Nutcracker’

You probably have a set of holiday traditions that you look forward to each year, like baking sugar cookies and watching Elf on a loop. But if you still have some space in your holiday schedule, why not start a new tradition with your significant other or a group of close friends? Enjoy a classic holiday […]

Get Snowed In at the Riverside Festival of Lights

It’s not easy to find snow in Southern California, but it is possible if you know where to look. Faux snow blankets the ground at the Riverside Festival of Lights, just as it has for 26 years. The annual celebration envelopes Riverside in the holiday spirit every December with a lineup of festive activities and […]

Order the Unicorn Nachos at the Newly Opened Pig Pen Delicacy

Jason Trinh has long been an innovator in the foodservice industry, but it wasn’t until he finally met people as passionate as him that he decided to take the next step as a foodie. He collaborated with this team to open Pig Pen Delicacy in September. His burgers, salads, and loaded fries and tater tots […]

The Kickin’ Crab: A Taste of NOLA in Riverside

The Kickin’ Crab celebrates the colorful cuisine of New Orleans right here in Riverside—just take a look at its appetizers. Dig into the Cajun fries dusted with a spicy seasoning. Try the Kickin’ Wings with a garlic-butter rub. Or treat yourself to freshly shucked raw oysters, complemented by cocktail sauce, Tabasco, and limes. But the main […]

Head to Fairmount Park on Thanksgiving for the Riverside Turkey Trot

Gathering around the table with family. Carving the turkey. Passing out on the couch. You probably already have a fair amount of Thanksgiving day traditions in place, but if the Riverside Turkey Trot isn’t one of them, you’re missing out. On Thursday, November 22nd, this community tradition returns to Riverside for its fourth year, starting […]

Riverside’s Day of the Dead Celebration Takes Over White Park on Nov. 3

The Day of the Dead dates back centuries to an early Aztec celebration of the goddess Mictecacihuatl. Its modern-day representation in Mexico is just as colorful, featuring handcrafted altars. These altars symbolize loved ones who’ve passed into the next life—what Mexican culture considers a transformation, not an ending. The Riverside Day of the Dead brings […]

Get Your Java Fix at the Newly Opened Vienna Coffee

Tucked away in the Gallerie at Tyler you’ll find a coffee kiosk. Your first instinct might be to pass it right by and head to your go-to coffee shop elsewhere. Don’t. According to the customers who’ve already had the chance to try Vienna Coffee, a java kiosk that just opened in August, this unorthodox cafe […]

Update Your Look at the Newly Opened HAIRapy Hair Studio

HAIRapy Hair Studio opened its doors to the public in June, the brainchild of seasoned stylist and owner Angela. Clients who’ve had the chance to visit HAIRapy since then have been singing the praises of Angela and her team. From the chic, modern design of the salon—complete with a cute coffee station—to the sheer skill of […]

Explore the Entirely Vegan Menu at Monty’s Good Burger

At first glance, the menu at Monty’s Good Burger might seem entirely ordinary. It showcases a lone burger (single or double) with fries and shakes on the side. But there’s one major difference: every single item on the menu is totally vegan. Since Monty’s Good Burger opened a new Riverside location in September, these vegan […]