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MardiGrasView – Lessez Le Bon Temps Rouler

MardiGrasView – Lessez Le Bon Temps Rouler

MardiGrasView Celebrating Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday is the perfect winter/spring celebration. It is always an amazing fun time, and the food and the drinks are amazing. There are two downtown options for a great Mardi Gras and best of all, you can do them both. Grab your beads and put on a mask and […]

By February 3, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
LightView – Market Lights are Bright

LightView – Market Lights are Bright

LightView By Chris Murphy Don’t you love streets and sidewalks that are all lit up with twinkle lights and market lights? We sure do. The ModestoView Crew was so happy to present Rockin’Holiday that was so bright, snowy and glittery and we were sad to take it all down. So what to do? We asked […]

By February 2, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
NonProfitView – It’s All About the Heart

NonProfitView – It’s All About the Heart

NonProfitView By Michael Castillo, American Heart Association It’s all about your heart! Friday, February 2nd is National Wear Red Day, a day dedicated to promoting women’s heart health and raising awareness that heart disease is the # 1 killer of Americans. This theme is carried throughout the month of February, which has been nationally designated […]

By February 1, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Greetings View – What is Love?

Greetings View – What is Love?

Greetings Modesto friends, What is love? One of the greatest questions of human kind. The bond between parent and child, giggling teenagers at a movie, the loyal puppy, the long time history of two romantics or even the taste of a delicious slice of pizza, the sound of your vintage Stratocaster, the first song you […]

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AuthorView – William Brewer

AuthorView – William Brewer

AuthorView By the ViewCrew Come celebrate the first anniversary of The Writer’s Studio with Prosecco, snacks and the electric poetry of William Brewer! The Writer’s Studio is a reading series hosted by Dana Koster and Tri-Chromatic Gallery that explores not only the art of writing but the process, from inspiration to publication. Each reading focuses […]

By February 1, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Stanislaus County School Music Festival – Jan 26 &27

Stanislaus County School Music Festival – Jan 26 &27

Public Invited to Stanislaus County Music Festival Community members are invited to attend the Stanislaus County Music Festival on Friday, January 26 and Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Modesto Junior College Auditorium. The festival kicks off at 7:00 p.m. on Friday with the high school and junior high school Honor Choir. At 2:00 p.m. […]

By January 21, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
BottleRock Line Up and Tickets Announced

BottleRock Line Up and Tickets Announced

BottleRock 2018 By Chris Murphy The annual music festival in Napa is shaping up to be one of the best festival show in the nation. Every year, the JAM Cellars BottleRock taps into the brightest and best and up and comers and this 3-day festival returns May 25-27This year’s line up is amazing featuring ModestoView […]

By January 8, 2018 Read More →
BarView – Fuzio¹s Candied Bacon Do Good Old Fashioned

BarView – Fuzio¹s Candied Bacon Do Good Old Fashioned

BarView By Chris Murphy Fuzio’s Candied Bacon Do Good Old Fashioned Have you ever had a drink that got better with every sip? I am not kidding. I did not want this drink to end, and since it was in the mid-afternoon, I did not ask for a 2nd one. But boy oh boy am […]

By January 3, 2018 Read More →
ChefView – New Beginnings and New Teamwork

ChefView – New Beginnings and New Teamwork

ChefView By Chris Murphy New Beginnings and New Teamwork John Surla was our very first ChefView interview when I started ModestoView. It is only fitting that we start here again as we head into 2018 as there is a great new beginning. John has been a leader in the Modesto culinary community and he commitment […]

By January 3, 2018 Read More →
InterView – The Rebirth of the Shire

InterView – The Rebirth of the Shire

A new art age dawns in downtown Modesto. By Chris Murphy There is no fun in the world without reinvention. Some chapters have to close so that new ones begin. Many of our stories are the same. When I was in high school my culture came from the Bay Area, Berkeley in particular. I moved […]

By January 3, 2018 Read More →
Big View – The Next Bright Idea!

Big View – The Next Bright Idea!

The BigView By Chris Murphy Do you see that spark? Is it lightning? Is a lightbulb exploding? No, it was another great idea that will help us spark a new era in our city. We can’t let up. It seems like we try some of the same things, maybe get frustrated when things don’t work […]

By January 2, 2018 Read More →
First Baby of 2018 at Doctors Medical Center

First Baby of 2018 at Doctors Medical Center

January 1, 2018 Good afternoon and Happy New Year! Doctors Medical center is delighted to introduce our first newborn of 2018 here at Doctors Medical Center! Nic and Kalyn Belletto welcomed their baby boy at 1:44 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2018, and are happy to share this memorable moment with the community. Baby stats: Name: […]

GreetingsView – Light Bulb Moments!

GreetingsView – Light Bulb Moments!

Greetings & Happy New Year Modesto Friends, Do you ever have those light bulb moments, where you think you have solved all of the world’s problems? I kind of have a lot of them, but so quickly they are gone and I wish I had written them down. Who knows how many thoughts like this […]

By January 1, 2018 Read More →
RockinView – THANK YOU!

RockinView – THANK YOU!

RockinView By Chris Murphy It takes an amazing team to bring Rockin’ Holiday to Modesto each season and we could not do this with out the amazing teamwork of our supporters and sponsors. Working together, we are creating new spaces, events and activities that make Modesto vibrant and interesting. Thank you Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group, […]

PreView – FotoModesto Coming in February

PreView – FotoModesto Coming in February

PreView – FotoModesto FotoModesto develops in Modesto during February. This returning event, organized by David Schroeder, will be a multi-location artistic highlight of the season and will be featuring ModestoView Photographer Michael J Mangano, on display at the Prospect Theatre. Photography, in it’s many forms will be featured at 22 venues with group and individual […]