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Design View – MidCentury Design Treasure

Design View – MidCentury Design Treasure

DesignView Rediscovering a Modesto Mid-Century Modern Design Treasure by Lee Davis, Founder, Modesto Design School On a picturesque point overlooking Oakland’s beautiful Lake Merritt, an effort is underway between the city and citizen volunteers to preserve an iconic 40-foot play sculpture from 1954 that has appeared on album covers and in countless family photos of […]

By January 31, 2017 Read More →
DesignView

DesignView

DesignView: How Might We…? by Lee Davis, Founder, Modesto Design School Design shapes all aspects of our life. Design is a creative and collaborative process that helps to uncover different and better ways of making, doing, and thinking. Designers create all of the objects we interact with and all of the spaces where we live, […]

By January 2, 2017 Read More →
BigView Fashion Week Modesto

BigView Fashion Week Modesto

The BigView Fashion and Architecture Collide in Modesto By Chris Murphy This is ModestoView’s first venture into the fashionista-modernism-architecture collision that will happen in Modesto USA this month. From our absolutely faaaabulous Vogue-style cover to the day by day activities that well tease us into diving in to a new awareness of architecture and fashion, […]

By September 3, 2016 Read More →
BargainView

BargainView

BargainView By Monica Barber The August heat rushes through like a herd of galloping horses… it’s completely unstoppable. This burst of fire scorches everything down to the leaves on the trees. The only thing it can’t scorch is your spirit and your wallet. Leave everything to Ms. M because I’ve got a few ways you […]

By July 30, 2016 Read More →
ArchitectureView – Senior Housing Taking Shape

ArchitectureView – Senior Housing Taking Shape

Senior Housing taking shape in Downtown Modesto By Barrett Lipomi When I see a new construction fence go up around town, I always find myself very curious about what is going on. Too often lately I find myself worrying what will become of that site. I think to myself, I hope it’s not another big […]

By January 31, 2016 Read More →
BargainView – Happy New Year

BargainView – Happy New Year

BargainView By Monica Barber Happy New Year! Happy New Year! From my place in the valley to yours I wish all of you nothing but the best in 2016. Ms. M finds herself sipping a lovely mimosa this morning pondering the thought of happiness in 2016. Often people wish happiness for themselves and others in […]

By January 3, 2016 Read More →
Bargain View- August Cool

Bargain View- August Cool

BargainView By Monica Barber August Cool As Ms. M is shading herself beneath a lovely Oak in one our area’s finest parks she realizes it is already August. The weather is hotter than usual this year and that means only one thing… Get cool! How do you get cooler in a town that’s already such […]

By August 3, 2015 Read More →
BargainView – July Around Town

BargainView – July Around Town

BargainView By Monica Barber July Around Town Oh my lovelies, it’s been way too hot! Are you melting? Although the temperatures are rising, Ms. M has remained a social butterfly and has been making my way around the Modesto area to find new things for you to do. It’s always amazing and appreciated when a […]

By July 1, 2015 Read More →
ZenView Friendship

ZenView Friendship

ZenView By Mary Layton Friendship To have a friend is a lucky thing. As Charlie Chaplin once said, you can buy a house but not a home, you can buy food but not an appetite, you can buy a bed but you can’t buy sleep, you can buy help but you cannot buy a friend. […]

By July 1, 2015 Read More →
BargainView- Oldies & Nostalgia

BargainView- Oldies & Nostalgia

BargainView By Monica Barber Monica Oldies and Nostalgia The afternoon sun is warm on my skin as I sit sipping a Lemon Drop in Fuzio’s patio. Ms. M can’t help but people-watch as the crowd disperses home from a packed matinee at Brendan Theaters in Downtown Modesto. The hint of cool in the air indicates […]

By June 5, 2015 Read More →
BargainView

BargainView

BargainView By Monica Barber May Whirls Again! May is a whirlwind of activity during the Spring season. There are plenty of things to do, but certainly the VIP on your list should be spending time with your Mom. Ms. M happens to love spending time with her mom and she finds there is absolutely nothing […]

By May 6, 2015 Read More →
BargainView – The Simple Joys

BargainView – The Simple Joys

The Simple Joys By Monica Barber The fog of the day has yet to burn off entirely and there’s a few birds dancing in the trees. The day is fairly grey as Ms. M finds herself writing in Downtown Modesto. A smile crosses my face with the sight of a man and his wife walking […]

By February 10, 2015 Read More →
BargainView – Santa Baby

BargainView – Santa Baby

BargainView By Monica Barber Santa Baby! It’s a time-honored tradition that Ms. M visits her favorite man in red and his best lady: Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus! I simply love to catch up with people and it’s a treat to get a peak at the naughty and nice list. This year I stopped by […]

By December 9, 2014 Read More →
ZenView2

ZenView2

ZenView By Mary Layton Making Decisions Making a decision isn’t always easy, especially when there are as many good reasons to do something as there are reasons not do it. My family and friends know that decision making isn’t my favorite thing. Mostly because I tend to consider all sides of a decision. So it […]

By December 9, 2014 Read More →
BargainView – Sunday of the Summer

BargainView – Sunday of the Summer

BargainView Words and Photos by Monica Barber “August is like the Sunday of the summer,” she tells me before finishing the thought with a giggle, “And it’s pretty hot too!” I’ve settled in this afternoon in the Stanislaus County Library in Downtown Modesto for the next 30 minutes to write. Miss Aly who about to […]

By August 6, 2014 Read More →