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Meet Modesto Graffiti USA’s Rodney

Meet Modesto Graffiti USA’s Rodney

Hi there! I’m Rodney! I want to introduce you to the reason Modesto is so awesome! It’s our classic cars like me! We are all shined up, ready to cruise and are all powered up for Graffiti Summer. I hope you enjoy everything we have going this year and make sure to check out the […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
2016 Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame

2016 Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame

The Walk of Fame By Chris Murphy When I approached George Lucas a few years ago about getting involved in the Modesto Historic Cruise Route, I explained that our mission was to tell the stories behind the story that he told. Our efforts here in ModestoUSA are to share the people and the places that […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
Graffiti Summer Lives!

Graffiti Summer Lives!

The BigView – Graffiti Summer Lives! By Chris Murphy You are here, you have found the home of Graffiti Summer here in Modesto USA. Modesto is the home of classic cruising, celebrated in George Lucas’ classic award winning film American Graffiti. Set in 1962 Modesto, American Graffiti captured a moment in time and asked “Where […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
Interview – The Future Of American Graffiti – Eli Lester

Interview – The Future Of American Graffiti – Eli Lester

InterView Eli Lester The future American Graffiti Culture By Chris Murphy Few people walk the walk and live like Eli Lester. Eli is an accomplished Lubrication Consultant with Hydrotex and amazing family man, but most people know Eli as one of the best guitarists in the region, many have taken lessons from him and they […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
RockabillyView – Graffiti Rockin’ Summer

RockabillyView – Graffiti Rockin’ Summer

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Graffiti Rockin’ Summer in Modesto June becomes an even more community-based city for Modesto, with hot rods, rockabilly, rat rods, cruising, milkshakes, spring dresses and high profile sunglasses. As another hot summer approaches the valley. This is where I start dreaming of that beautiful 1960 Lincoln Continental Mark V convertible, cruisin’ […]

By June 1, 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 →
Weekend Needle Drop I Love Rock ‘n Roll

Weekend Needle Drop I Love Rock ‘n Roll

WEEKEND NEEDLE DROOP 52 WEEKS-52 RECORDS JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS I LOVE ROCK ‘N ROLL(Remastered) Originally released in December of 1981,I Love Rock ‘n Roll cemented Joan Jett’s Rock and Roll legacy. The album has sold over  million copies and went to #1 in the US and around the World. Mixing Punk with straight […]

By May 15, 2016 Read More →
ModestoView Downtown Diner

ModestoView Downtown Diner

Have you been to our downtown diner? ModestoView is set up smack dab in the middle of the action downtown at 13th and J Streets. We have teamed up with the Peer Recovery Gallery and Project YES and have our very own downtown Graffiti-style diner. You can find all of our current magazine issues there, […]

By November 4, 2015 Read More →
2015 Cruise Parade – Bigger Than Ever

2015 Cruise Parade – Bigger Than Ever

The Cruise Parade is Huge! Friday night June 12, the cruising days are back with the registered cars of the American Graffiti Car Show will be parading on the original cruise route from 7 – 9 pm. You can see all your favorites as they loop the circuit downtown and then take a drag up […]

By June 5, 2015 Read More →
Gene Winfield Still Creating Classic Cars

Gene Winfield Still Creating Classic Cars

Gene Winfield By Chris Murphy Beginning in a chicken coop converted to a garage on Modesto’s west side at 1309 Figaro Street, the legendary Gene Winfield honed his skills in designing amazing car creations and pioneered world-changing paint finishes and creating custom hot rods. His shop behind MJC at 451 Tully Road was the birthplace […]

By June 5, 2015 Read More →
Graffiti Summer 2015

Graffiti Summer 2015

Graffiti Summer 2015 By Chris Murphy This is who we are Modesto USA. We need to let our Graffiti flag fly all year long and welcome this feeling that takes us back to the class of ’62. We need to tell our friends, or business travelers, our students, our senators and everyone that will listen, […]

By June 5, 2015 Read More →
Meet Rodney!

Meet Rodney!

Hi there! I’m Rodney! I want to introduce you to the reason Modesto is so awesome! It’s our classic cars like me! We are all shined up, ready to cruise and are all powered up for Graffiti Summer. I hope you enjoy everything we have going this year and make sure to check out the […]

By June 5, 2015 Read More →
Gene Winfield Rocks!

Gene Winfield Rocks!

Winfield Rocks! By Chris Murphy In 2012, Gene Winfield told me he was interested in custom making a guitar. He sketched it out on a piece of paper and immediately I said I wanted one. Over a year later, this amazing creation, Winfield Guitar #1 arrived at my office, autographed #1 Gene Winfield. The biggest […]

By June 5, 2015 Read More →
Graffiti Summer Schedule

Graffiti Summer Schedule

Graffiti Summer 2015 This is the best season of the year! The classic cars are rolling all over town. There will be Marilyn, Elvis and even Storm Trooper sightings all over town. You will find car hops on rollerskates and cool guys and gals all over Modesto. Remember, check the calendar at www.modestoview.com before you […]

By June 5, 2015 Read More →
George Lucas Cruised Here

George Lucas Cruised Here

George Lucas Cruised Again! On June 7, 2013, George Lucas cruised 10th Street in Modesto USA for the first time in maybe 51 years. The streets and the city that inspired the 1973 groundbreaking film “American Graffiti” were the place where most memories were made, and the citizens of Modesto paid tribute to one of our hometown […]

By May 22, 2015 Read More →