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Oktoberfest Inland Empire 2012

Oktoberfest Inland Empire 2012

Oktoberfest 2012 in the Inland Empire presents no shortage of opportunities to wash down your pretzels with beer, brats and dancing throughout Riverside and San Bernardino counties! Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest Big Bear is hands down the most talked about Oktobfest in the I.E. As I.E. Weekly reports, you might as well be in Germany, [...]

September 19, 2012 ThingsToDo

Best Thai in Riverside

Best Thai in Riverside

One of the benefits of being a UCR student is how close you are to amazing food. That’s definitely not the only perk but it sure does make dorm life a lot more fun. There is a lot of different ethnic cuisines that have invaded the downtown and university areas of Riverside and it really [...]

September 9, 2012 John D.

Oasis Vegetarian Cafe in Riverside

Oasis Vegetarian Cafe in Riverside

Be honest. When you think of vegans or vegetarians, you might think of frail, sickly, animal lovers who eat nothing but tofu and dandelions. The idea of changing your entire diet can be an intimidating thing, that’s understandable, but you should know: shut up! You don’t have to worry about giving up great tasting food [...]

August 14, 2012 Richard Bowie

SimpliciTea in Rancho Cucamonga

SimpliciTea in Rancho Cucamonga

     If you’re looking for a nice place to relax, drink tea, and watch old movies, then look no further! SimpliciTea in Rancho Cucamonga is now open. This establishment had its Grand Opening on July 25th, but has been quietly open for several months. SimpliciTea brings a nice San Francisco vibe to the Inland [...]

August 4, 2012 Andrea C

L.A. County Fair 2012

L.A. County Fair 2012

The 90th anniversary L.A. County Fair arrives Labor Day Weekend on Friday, August 31st and continues until Sunday, September 30th. The nation’s largest county fair promises 23 days of excitement for all by offering an eclectic mix of world-class concerts, educational, diverse and interactive exhibits, mouth-watering food, unique shopping, exciting horse racing, a thrilling carnival [...]

August 1, 2012 John D.

Affogato Sundays @ A La Minute feat. Augie’s Coffee

Affogato Sundays @ A La Minute feat. Augie’s Coffee

One of our favorite things here in the Inland Empire is how mom and pop shops always seem to work together! Probably one of the most delicious examples of this is Augie’s Coffee House and A La Minute in Redlands team up every Sunday for Affogatos! If you don’t know what those are, don’t worry, [...]

July 31, 2012 John D.

Los Angeles Epicurean Festival

Los Angeles Epicurean Festival

**Editorial/Photographic Review Dated August 27, 2012** The Los Angeles Epicurean Festival was nothing short of an awesome blend of wine, deserts, meats and fancy treats when it kicked off at Los Angeles’s historic Vibiana cathedral on Sunday, August 26. Sampled for event goers were scores of wines with an international flavor. Indeed, many of the [...]

July 25, 2012 Kris

Black Market Brewing Co. Third Year Anniversary Celebration

Black Market Brewing Co. Third Year Anniversary Celebration

To mark their third birthday, Black Market Brewing Co. will be doing giveaways every half hour on the hour on August 11th. They will be releasing their highly sought after Belgian Quad called Quadrophenia- which at 11% alcohol content, you will certainly have to have a designated driver that day! Vendors will be selling customized [...]

July 18, 2012 Adina

13 Irresistible Reasons to take a midweek, summer stay-cation in Temecula

13 Irresistible Reasons to take a midweek, summer stay-cation in Temecula

1. More Affordable Midweek Hotel Accommodations and Recreation Take the time to check out the Palomar Inn Hotel, a 10-room, historical landmark built in the late 1920s. From here, do a self-guided Old Town historic walking tour arch-to-arch; visit the They Passed This Way Monument; shop for antiques and collectibles; and dine alfresco at Old [...]

July 18, 2012 Ashley

Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day

Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day

Dairy Queen and the Children’s Miracle Hospital Network have teamed up for Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day! Thursday, July 26th, 2012, at all participating Dairy Queen’s one dollar, or more, from every Blizzard purchase will go towards helping out the Children’s Miracle Hospital Network. This is a great cause that greatly helps out all of [...]

July 15, 2012 John D.

Orange County Fair 2012 – Info / Photos

Orange County Fair 2012 – Info / Photos

It’s that time of year again…fair season! Friday the 13th  of July starts us off with the very popular Orange County Fair! Although it is technically smaller than the Los Angeles County Fair, it’s hardly noticeable with the wide variety of food and shopping opportunities. Grab your friends and just eat your way through the [...]

July 13, 2012 Ashley

Mediterranean/Middle Eastern Restaurants in the IE

Mediterranean/Middle Eastern Restaurants in the IE

One may not know it from my exceedingly caucasian exterior, but I grew up around Middle Eastern food. My grandfather was born and raised in Lebanon and my mother spent her formative years living in Beirut. They brought back with them everything they ever needed to know about cooking an incredible Mediterranean/Middle Eastern dish, which [...]

July 1, 2012 Matthew Bramlett

Switchfoot @ Stewart Park in Beaumont on July 25

Switchfoot @ Stewart Park in Beaumont on July 25

Switchfoot, the band of choice for people who wear jeans with flip-flops, will be playing a free show on July 25 at Stewart Park in Beaumont. The show is part of the city’s annual Summer Concert Series, which has hosted the likes of Smash Mouth, Pat Benatar and Rick Springfield. The band, arguably one of [...]

June 26, 2012 Matthew Bramlett

Killarney’s 5th Anniversary Extravaganza

Killarney’s 5th Anniversary Extravaganza

Killarney’s Restaurant & Irish Pub, one of Riverside’s go-to destinations for a fun and unpretentiously good time, came alive June 16 while celebrating their 5th anniversary. The authentic Irish pub, tucked away in the far end of Riverside Plaza, was filled with an overload of local taps and a seemingly endless flow of premium craft [...]

June 19, 2012 Matthew Bramlett

FYF Fest 2012 Lineup Announced!

FYF Fest 2012 Lineup Announced!

After months of agonizing anticipation, the good people behind the FYF Fest (formerly the Fuck Yeah Fest) finally made good on their promises and constant teasing by announcing the lineup for this year’s fest. Taking place on September 1 and 2 at the L.A. State Historic Park in downtown Los Angeles, FYF is one of [...]

June 18, 2012 Matthew Bramlett

Bonello’s New York Pizza in Grand Terrace

Bonello’s New York Pizza in Grand Terrace

Bonello’s New York Pizza in Grand Terrace serves some of the best Italian food and pizza in the Inland Empire. This establishment serves authentic dishes using only the best ingredients. The best part is—it’s absolutely delicious and affordable. Gus Garcia has owned Bonello’s for nearly seven years after purchasing it from the original owner, Tony Bonello. His story [...]

June 11, 2012 Andrea C

All-Stars Tour 2012 @ City National Grove of Anaheim

All-Stars Tour 2012 @ City National Grove of Anaheim

Remember all those crazy and interchangeable metalcore bands you thought were completely amazing during your junior year of high school? Well, a good number of them just happen to be convening at the City National Grove of Anaheim August 8 during the All-Stars Tour. Riverside’s very own Suicide Silence is headlining the nationwide tour along [...]

May 30, 2012 Matthew Bramlett

Taste of the IE in Upland 2012

Taste of the IE in Upland 2012

An amazing aroma had already filled the air when I entered Uplands “Taste of the IE”. I waded through a sea of white umbrellas, each one enticing me with a delicious entrée, dessert, or drink. Plate in hand, I made my first stop at “Qdoba Mexican Grill” and tried their “Mango Salad Sampler.” A sweet, [...]

May 24, 2012 Ashley

Really Really Free Market @ Fairmount Park, Riverside

Really Really Free Market @ Fairmount Park, Riverside

Every so often, a group of people comes together to create an event with a sole purpose of helping out a community in need. The Really Really Free Market (RRFM), a monthly event that focuses on the exchange of goods, services and ideas without the involvement of money, is one of those groups. Yes, you [...]

May 23, 2012 Matthew Bramlett

15th Annual Koroneburg Old World Festival in Corona

15th Annual Koroneburg Old World Festival in Corona

Time to search for the tunic, polish the suit of armor, and lace on the corset. Beginning May 12th through June 17, 2012, the “15th Annual Koroneburg Old World Festival” will be in Corona at the only permanent Renaissance Village in California! The (fictitious) Baron Heinrich Von Lauffer allows the townsfolk onto his estate, the [...]

May 11, 2012 Ashley

Hoggs Gourmet Grill, Moreno Valley

Hoggs Gourmet Grill, Moreno Valley

One of the biggest complaints people have about southern California is that we don’t have a lot of great BBQ. And to be fair, those people are right in a lot of way. But then a little restaurant in Moreno Valley opened called Hoggs Gourmet Grill. Located at 12625 Fredericks Ave in Moreno Valley, it’s [...]

May 2, 2012 John D.

CAKE POPS: How many bites does it take?

CAKE POPS: How many bites does it take?

Cupcakes have been all the craze for several years now, and even more recent we have seen the rise of the cake pop in the Inland Empire! [...]

May 1, 2012 Rina G

The 50th Annual Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Irwindale

The 50th Annual Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Irwindale

The 16th century is alive and well in Irwindale, transporting visitors into the past with colorful costumes, handmade crafts, and bawdy humor. The Renaissance Pleasure Faire 50th Golden Jubilee Celebration is off to a great start with a brand new layout and the addition of food trucks. The faire ends on May 20. The entertainment [...]

April 17, 2012 Ashley

Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour in Rancho Cucamonga

Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour in Rancho Cucamonga

“The Pig Trough”, “The Mount St. Helen, and “The Zoo.” Yes ice cream lovers, “Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour” has come to the Inland Empire!  The very same Farrells you have known and loved since 1963 is back, and serving up Rancho Cucamonga amazing sundaes. You know this place is different as soon as you walk [...]

April 13, 2012 Ashley

Blue Mountain Beer Company – Customer Appreciation Free Beer Tasting

Blue Mountain Beer Company – Customer Appreciation Free Beer Tasting

The Blue Mountain Beer Company is quickly becoming the hangout for Grand Terrace and beyond, with free beer tasting and discounted beer this Saturday of beer brewed right on site on St. Patrick's Day! Oh, and word is they have Green Flash "Palate Wrecker" IPA on hand! [...]

April 4, 2012 ThingsToDo

Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival 2012

Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival 2012

The Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festivalwill be taking over beautiful Lake Skinner in the ouskirts of Temecula’s wine country over the weekend of June 1st, 2nd and 3rd 2012 as Southwest Riverside County becomes the premier festival in Southern California with entertainment, hot air balloons, live music, food and wine tasting. 2012 marks the 28th [...]

April 3, 2012 ThingsToDo

Laker Girls Lunch Date at Carl’s Jr. in the Inland Empire

Laker Girls Lunch Date at Carl’s Jr. in the Inland Empire

Starting Monday, March 19, 2012, the Los Angeles Lakers are kicking off a three-week partnership with Carl’s Jr. – Laker Girls will be touring 20 different Carl’s Jr. locations across SoCal, including Riverside, Moreno Valley, Temecula, Corona and Mira Loma on the “Laker Girls Lunch Date at Carl’s Jr.” tour. [...]

March 13, 2012 John D.

OC Fair 2012

OC Fair 2012

The Orange County Fair 2012 is a while away, but the summer concert lineup has been announced, including Willie Nelson, Weird Al, Young the Giant, Sheryl Crow and more at The Pacific Amphitheater! [...]

March 13, 2012 ThingsToDo

IE Foodie Weekend – Food Truck Fest & IE Dixie Salsa BBQ Competition 2012 – Ontario

IE Foodie Weekend – Food Truck Fest  & IE Dixie Salsa BBQ Competition 2012 – Ontario

The IE Food Truck Fest 2012 and newly added IE Dixie Salsa BBQ Competition come to Ontario's Citizens Business Bank Arena on May 5 and 6, 2012. The food truck lineup is now online! [...]

March 7, 2012 ThingsToDo

Things To Do Inland Empire First Anniversary @ Hangar 24 – Sat, March 3

Things To Do Inland Empire First Anniversary @ Hangar 24 – Sat, March 3

Things To Do Inland Empire is throwing its First Anniversary party at the IE's famous Hangar 24 Brewery in Redlands on Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. to thank you for your loyalty and support! [...]

March 4, 2012 ThingsToDo