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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RockabillyView: The Hooten Hallers Conquering Modesto

RockabillyView: The Hooten Hallers Conquering Modesto

The Hooten Hallers Conquering Modesto In 2007, Modesto was introduced to a firestorm of two men taking the shallow cove at Minnie’s on McHenry We were unaware that these two men were going to be such a powerhouse; like none other. The promoter for the show didn’t have a place for these two gentle dogs […]

By July 1, 2016 Read More →
BrewView: Bourbon Barrel in Sonora

BrewView: Bourbon Barrel in Sonora

BrewView: Bourbon Barrel by Christopher Mitchell & Brandilyn Brown We are loving this California summer, but everyone needs a break sometimes. If you find yourself wanting to escape the heat, head north up the hill to the Bourbon Barrel in Sonora, for a nice cold beverage to cool you down. It has an 1850’s feel, […]

By July 1, 2016 Read More →
BrewView: Jeremy Wine Co.

BrewView: Jeremy Wine Co.

Stewart & Jasper now carries Jeremy Wine Co. If you have ever wine tasted in Lodi, you have likely had some Jeremy Wine. Although Jeremy Wine’s Albarino (a light, fruity white wine) has been available here for some time, now you can get the Chocolate Port, a delicious dessert wine with 5 varietals (including Portuguese) […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
BrewView: Sandude Opens Brand New Tap Room

BrewView: Sandude Opens Brand New Tap Room

BrewView Sandude Opens Brand New Tap Room By Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown Downtown Modesto is growing and getting back its glamor. One of store fronts 11th Street can boast about now is Sandude’s first tap room. Yes, first. There are more coming, but Modesto is proud to be the city that John & Janette […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
EducationView: Ag in Motion Brings Careers in Agriculture to Forefront

EducationView: Ag in Motion Brings Careers in Agriculture to Forefront

Have you seen this trailer around Stanislaus County, or maybe even at El Portal in Escalon or Ripon Christian in Ripon? It’s highly possible, considering it has existed since 2007 and 11,000 students a year study Agriculture science in it. But it’s not a trailer, it’s a MOBILE CLASSROOM! It contains everything needed to teach science […]

By May 31, 2016 Read More →
Unleash Your Inner Child With The Fair’s Entertainment!

Unleash Your Inner Child With The Fair’s Entertainment!

Unleash Your Inner Child With The Fair’s Entertainment! Let your imagination run wild at the Stanislaus County Fair with three new features. The Stanislaus County Fair introduces the interactive Gaming Expo, the spectacular High Diving Pirates of the Caribbean, and the adorably entertaining Pig Races. “We try to make each Fair better than the year […]

By May 26, 2016 Read More →
Sunrise Senior Living & Huskyshows Present Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers

Sunrise Senior Living & Huskyshows Present Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers

Sunrise Senior Living & Huskyshows Present Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers in a Concert Benefitting Music & Memory   As part of the 16th Annual Huskyshows summer concert series, powerhouse saxophonist/vocalist Mindi Abair & the Boneshakers will perform a benefit concert on Saturday, July 23rd at the Red Lion Hotel Woodlake, 500 Leisure Lane.  Their performance […]

By May 23, 2016 Read More →
Crow Trading Company Showcases Art from “The Art of Justice”

Crow Trading Company Showcases Art from “The Art of Justice”

By Jennifer Williams of Crow Trading Company Crow Trading Company is excited to be showcasing art that was created for the 2016 “The Art of Justice” annual fundraiser for the Stanislaus Family Justice Center. The proceeds from the sales of this art will benefit the Family Justice Center and their “Art Restores Kids” program. This art […]

By May 20, 2016 Read More →
Shalom Deli-Jewish food and cultural celebration

Shalom Deli-Jewish food and cultural celebration

Shalom Deli event announced in Modesto Modesto, CA – Congregation Beth Shalom, the Center for Jewish Life in Modesto, has announced their plans for a new Jewish food and cultural celebration on Sunday June 5th called Shalom Deli.  Running from 10:30am – 2:00pm at the congregation’s campus on Sherwood near Doctor’s Hospital and Lady of […]

By May 20, 2016 Read More →
La Fiesta del Verano (the Party of the Summer) at the Stan Co Faire!

La Fiesta del Verano (the Party of the Summer) at the Stan Co Faire!

LA FIESTA IS HERE AT THE STANISLAUS COUNTY FAIR! Turlock, CA (May 19, 2016) – It’ll be la fiesta del verano (the party of the summer) with a fantastic lineup of international Hispanic entertainers here at the Stanislaus County Fair.  The Stanislaus County Fair welcomes Noel Torres Sunday, July 10, 2016 and Bronco Sunday, July […]

By May 19, 2016 Read More →
Steam House Coffee Brews Special Blend of Family-Friendly Entertainment in Modesto this October with Classic Comic Con 2016

Steam House Coffee Brews Special Blend of Family-Friendly Entertainment in Modesto this October with Classic Comic Con 2016

Steam House Coffee Brews Special Blend of Family-Friendly Entertainment in Modesto this October with Classic Comic Con 2016 Press Release Proprietors of Steam House Coffee Co. are bringing a second year of convention fun to the Stanislaus County area. Previously dubbed “Steam House Con,” multi-genre, pop culture convention Classic Comic Con features two days of […]

Hey Bartender: The Perfect Bloody Mary

Hey Bartender: The Perfect Bloody Mary

Hey Bartender By guest writer Brandon Dodge Owner Kimoto Sake & Sushi Watching a bartender work can be mesmerizing.  It’s like watching a conductor leading a symphony, but with booze. Ok, maybe more like a mad scientist, but if you really want to see some magic; and some of my fellow bartenders will probably hate me […]

“Pick and Gather” at Riverdance Farms Returns for 11th Year

“Pick and Gather” at Riverdance Farms Returns for 11th Year

11th Annual “Pick and Gather” at Riverdance Farms June 4 and 5, 2016 12230 Livingston-Cressey Rd, Livingston, CA 95334 www.riverdancefarms.com This music-packed event will feature the Poorhouse Millionaires, Red Pony of Turlock, Maha Shakti, Mumfest player Gail Dreifus, singer songwriter Faux Renwah, and more.  In addition to music,  there will be local crafters, artists, henna artists, […]

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market and Love Turlock will begin this Saturday, May 7th at the Stan Co Fairgrounds

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market and Love Turlock will begin this Saturday, May 7th at the Stan Co Fairgrounds

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market and Love Turlock will begin this Saturday, May 7th at the Fairgrounds. The Turlock Certified Farmers Market (TCFM) will now be held every Saturday, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, starting this Saturday May 7, 2016 through October 29, 2016 (blackout dates including the two Saturday’s of Fair, July 9th and […]

May BrewView: What’s New with Do Good

May BrewView: What’s New with Do Good

BrewView: What’s New with Do Good Distillery By Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell   Do Good Distillery is now open for tours! When you walk into the rustically furnished, homey space, you immediately sense what drives the family business: Ben Franklin’s famous quote, “You Do Well by Doing Good” graces the wall, alongside a photo of beloved friend and family, Officer Paul […]