Author Archive: Brandilyn Brown

Always up for trying something new. Obsessed with coffee. Loves to sleep. Bring on the rain, and a bottle of Wonky & Wry's Honey Braggot Ale.

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BrewView: The Felicity of Simplicity at bauhaus

BrewView: The Felicity of Simplicity at bauhaus

BrewView: The Felicity of Simplicity at bauhaus by Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown   Tye Bauer, owner of Bauers 66 ½ in Mchenry Village, has expanded his endeavors and just opened bauhaus, a beer and wine lounge next to the beloved Tangled T’s at 5-Points, in one of the most recognizable buildings in the city. […]

BrewView: Go Back in Time at Vintage Piano Lounge and Bar

BrewView: Go Back in Time at Vintage Piano Lounge and Bar

BrewView: Go Back in Time at Vintage Piano Lounge and Bar by Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown   The view as you approach on Main Street. Prepare to be amazed! Being brewers ourselves, we are quite obsessed with the 1920’s culture and prohibition, and everything that went with it. The inclusion of women into the drinking […]

By April 1, 2017 Read More →
ChefView: Exciting Updates in Downtown Modesto at Ralston’s Goat and The Bayou

ChefView: Exciting Updates in Downtown Modesto at Ralston’s Goat and The Bayou

ChefView: Exciting Updates in Downtown Modesto! by Brandilyn Brown Photos by MJ Mangano   Ralston’s Goat has a new Chef! Chef Gil Alfaro started At Ralston’s Goat in December, and they are very proud to have him. Chef Gil has been cooking over 20 years, and won first place at the Del Osso Farms BaconFest in […]

By April 1, 2017 Read More →
EscapeView: Check out Exit Escape Room Adventures, Modesto!

EscapeView: Check out Exit Escape Room Adventures, Modesto!

by Brandilyn Brown & Christopher Mitchell of BrewView Escape rooms are all the rage right now, and despite that fact, we had not made the time to go to one. We waited WAY TOO LONG to experience the excitement of an escape room! Last week, BrewView went to the brand new Exit Escape Room Adventures, […]

By March 29, 2017 Read More →
WeddingView: The Century, Modesto’s Newest Downtown Venue

WeddingView: The Century, Modesto’s Newest Downtown Venue

by Brandilyn Brown of BrewView It’s spring, and you know what that means! Oh, yes, warm weather and hummingbirds and new wildflowers but also wedding season is approaching! Did you know June is the busiest time for weddings in the Central Valley? If your wedding is this June you are quickly running out of time! […]

By March 22, 2017 Read More →
Pig Out This St. Patrick’s Day At Twisted Pig

Pig Out This St. Patrick’s Day At Twisted Pig

Pig Out This St. Patrick’s Day! By Brandilyn Brown With a name like “Twisted Pig”, you would expect pork on the menu every day of the year at this restaurant, and 364 days of the year you’re right. But on St. Patrick’s Day, Corned beef is front and center, ruling this roost. Friday March 17th, […]

By March 1, 2017 Read More →
BrewView: Erin Go Bragh! P. Wexford’s Pub

BrewView: Erin Go Bragh! P. Wexford’s Pub

Erin Go Bragh! P. Wexford’s Pub By Brandilyn Brown & Christopher Mitchell    There a few fun St. Patrick’s Day parties in the Central Valley, and up high on the list is St. Paddy’s at the MAMA winning P. Wexford’s Pub!  A great little Irish pub in the heart of Modesto, with an impressive array […]

By March 1, 2017 Read More →
Just Announced “38 Special” to Play at Stanislaus County Fair

Just Announced “38 Special” to Play at Stanislaus County Fair

The Wild-Eyed Southern Boys of rock ‘n roll return to Turlock for the 2017 Stanislaus County Fair. 38 Special will be performing Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the Stanislaus County Fair on the Bud Light Variety Free Stage. The concert will be hosted by The Hawk 104.1 and will begin at 8:30 p.m. The concert […]

By February 23, 2017 Read More →
Flood Shelter at The Stanislaus County Fairgrounds!

Flood Shelter at The Stanislaus County Fairgrounds!

The American Red Cross is relocating its current shelter in Patterson to  the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds Turf Club building on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 4 p.m.  This move is being done to allow for more capacity, if needed as another storm approaches Stanislaus County. This current weather system is forecasted to last through Saturday, […]

By February 20, 2017 Read More →
“Can’t Help Falling In Love” With Ub40 Legends Ali, Astro & Mickey At Stanislaus County Fair

“Can’t Help Falling In Love” With Ub40 Legends Ali, Astro & Mickey At Stanislaus County Fair

CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE’ WITH UB40 LEGENDS ALI, ASTRO & MICKEY AT STANISLAUS COUNTY FAIR Turlock, CA (February 9, 2017) — UB40 Legends Ali, Astro & Mickey bring their unique pop-reggae blend to Turlock for the 2017 Stanislaus County Fair. UB40 will be performing Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the Stanislaus County Fair on […]

By February 9, 2017 Read More →
BrewView: The Brewins: Homebrewers Celebrate All Brews!

BrewView: The Brewins: Homebrewers Celebrate All Brews!

BrewView: The Brewins: Homebrewers Celebrate All Brews! By Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown   If you are interested in homebrew beer, cider, wine or mead, the Brewins HomeBrew Club is the place to be! Get out of the house and come hang out with a fun group of people, at various restaurants and locations around […]

By February 1, 2017 Read More →
The 31st Sonora Celtic Faire Hosts The International Ultimate Jousting Championships!

The 31st Sonora Celtic Faire Hosts The International Ultimate Jousting Championships!

On March 10-12th, 2017, the Gold Rush community of Sonora, California will showcase the sights and sounds of medieval combat.   Tickets are now on sale! By going to the events website, www.sonoracelticfaire.com, patrons can save big!  The Celtic Faire uses one of the most trusted event purchasing compaines for pre-sale tickets known as Ticket-River.  […]

By January 23, 2017 Read More →
BrewView: Drink the Rainbow in 2017

BrewView: Drink the Rainbow in 2017

BrewView: Drink the Rainbow in 2017 By Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown We are looking forward to some really cool stuff in 2017 in the libations department. Fuzio will soon be serving craft beer, Camp 4 has reopened, St. Stan’s is likely to return, and there is rumor of Modesto’s first meadery. Not to mention, […]

By January 1, 2017 Read More →
The Reading “Twas The Night Before Christmas” at Santa HQ was a Success

The Reading “Twas The Night Before Christmas” at Santa HQ was a Success

The Stanislaus County Library, official Vintage Faire Mall Kids Club partner, read “Twas The Night Before Christmas” at Santa HQ Dec 15th.   Please Support your local library and literacy programs. Modesto Library Children’s Department, with 50+ Library Volunteers were present Santa HQ staff, including Santa himself read “Twas The Night Before Christmas” to local kids. […]

By December 19, 2016 Read More →
Vintage Faire Mall Welcomes Back Camp Taylor Gift Wrapping

Vintage Faire Mall Welcomes Back Camp Taylor Gift Wrapping

VINTAGE FAIRE MALL WELCOMES THE CAMP TAYLOR GIFT WRAPPING BOOTH Camp Taylor Gift Wrapping Brings Holiday Gifts to Life and Supports Great Cause WHAT:     Camp Taylor Gift Wrapping Booth arrives at Vintage Faire December 14th, 10 a.m. Gift Wrapping provided in a variety of styles, colors and sizes. Free 5×7 Photo Coupon to […]

By December 14, 2016 Read More →