Dine With Romance This Valentine’s Day

If you are looking to “wow” your date this Valentine’s Day, there is only one place to go in the Riverside area–Daune’s Prime Steak & Seafood. The location is a fine dining experience like no other and offers exquisite food, an elegant eating experience, and romance from top to bottom. Plates start at $60 per person, which can be a bit expensive, but if there was a time to spend a large amount of money on a meal, it’s during Valentine’s Day.

The restaurant is part of the Mission Inn Hotel, so for those really wanting to make the night special you can think about renting a room and turning date night into an two-day affair. Reviewers on Yelp call Duane’s “the best restaurant for all seafood and steak in the inland empire”. Here is some more information about the restaurant.

Duane’s Prime Steak & Seafood

3649 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92501
Phone number (888) 326-4448

Riverside Fun: Two Places to Watch the Super Bowl

The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons are in the Super Bowl. Great if you are a Tom Brady fan, not so much if you hate the guy. Either way, you’ll need a place to watch the big game today, so let’s take a quick look at  two great places to try in Riverside. Remember, the game starts around 3pm.

Duke’s Bar and Grill

3221 Iowa Ave, Riverside, CA 92507
Phone number (951) 248-1143

Duke’s has multiple TVs, great seating, and an even better food menu. The sports bar does get packed for the Super Bowl so either show up early, or make a reservation.

Buffalo Wild Wings

3775 Tyler Street, Riverside, CA 92503
Phone number (951) 351-2463

BWW is a classic spot to watch any sporting event if you are looking for atmosphere and passion. The location on Tyler street has loads of parking and excellent service. Again, BWW is a popular place, so get there an hour or two beforehand.

Attend a Concert at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium

The Riverside Municipal Auditorium doesn’t have a huge name or following but the location is a really good location to watch a concert in your city. The auditorium runs concerts on a weekly basis and will snatch up a large band every once in awhile. However, the schedule is always packed with entertaining options for people wanting a bit of nightlife in the City of Riverside. During the month of February the schedule will be jam packed with awesome bands and shows.


Tickets to the event fall in the $20 range and provides a bang for your buck. If you are a fan of Juicy J or want to see a Red Hot Chili Peppers cover band, the Riverside Municipal auditorium is the place to be next month. Here is a quick look at the upcoming events.


Feb 2 7:00 PM Camila
Feb 3 7:00 PM Juicy J
Feb 10 8:00 PM Ramon Ayala
Feb 18 7:00 PM Red Not Chili Peppers


3485 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, CA 92501

Explore Riverside’s Premier Apartment Complex at the Corona Pointe Resort

2016 might have been a rough year for many of us, but if you are looking to start off 2017 the right foot, the best way to get a fresh start is with a new lease at a state of the art apartment complex. For anyone contemplating a move this year, the Corona Pointe Resorts offers one of the best modern and upscale living experiences in all of Riverside. The Resort is located near the 91 freeway and minutes from the growing Riverside nightlife, shops, and local parks.

Corona Pointe has an amazing pool with underwater speakers, a lagoon style entry, a volleyball net and a spa area. But the best part,  it’s always pool season in California best the weather in Riverside is fantastic. Contact our representatives at (855) 815-1570 to get more leasing info or to schedule a Resort tour and experience everything the Corona Pointe has to offer first hand. Let 2017 be your best year ever! We look forward to helping your move into the Apartment of your dreams.

Fun Things To Do In Riverside, CA

If you’re new to Corona Pointe, there are a host of great things to do in Riverside, CA. Whether you want to just find a few things to do for a few hours or you want to spend the day out with friends and family, exploring Riverside is a great way to learn your new neighborhood and meet new people, too! Check out these fun activities and ways to explore the Riverside area:

University of California Riverside Botanic Gardens: For a relaxing day, put on your comfy shoes and head to the Botanic Gardens. The staff is helpful and can give you tips and pointers as you explore the beautifully landscaped grounds and manicured gardens. Be sure to check out the cactus garden and the turtle pond!

The Cove Waterpark (Riverside): If you’re ready to take in the local sites, head over to the Cove Water Park. This is a great way to grab a hot dog and a cold drink and walk around. It’s ideal for families with young children who want to enjoy the water park rides. Lifeguards are on site and there are tons of activities for the little ones. It’s small enough that you won’t feel lost and there’s still plenty to do. Check out the food venues and website for more information.

Songs To Use During Your NYE Playlist

Do you want to throw the perfect New Year’s Eve party this year? I mean don’t we all? Well then the biggest key is to achieving that goal is be setting the mood with the right playlist. Music can do a great deal for your party and turn a bad party into a good one and a great one into an unforgettable one.  If you aren’t necessarily a music buffet, you definitely need some Sinatra, a little Michael Buble, and some Ray Charles. Here is a quick list of a few great NYE songs to play during your party.

“Golden Years,” David Bowie
“Night Time Is the Right Time,” Ray Charles
“Put Your Records On,” Corinne Bailey Rae
“Rock Steady,” Aretha Franklin
“Save the Last Dance for Me,” Michael Buble
“The Best Is Yet to Come,” Tony Bennett
“Twiggy Twiggy,” Pizzicato 5
“It Had to Be You,” Harry Connick Jr.
“Mas Que Nada,” Sergio Mendes, featuring the Black Eyed Peas
Fly Me to the Moon,” Frank Sinatra

Enjoy The Nutcracker This Holiday Season

How often do you get a chance to watch a live performance? Nowadays we just binge watch everything from the couch. If you are looking to get out and do something fun this holiday season in Riverside the Brava Performing Arts organization will be hosting a live version of the holiday classic The Nutcracker.

The city of Riverside and Brava have hosted a performance of The Nutcracker for 26 consecutive years and 2016’s version of the play is expected to be the biggest and best yet. The performance will also feature guest arts from the National Ballet of Canada and Boston Ballet, and also feature dancers your very own Riverside Ballet Arts (which has been around since 1961).

For more info or to purchase tickets visit the Brava website below or use the contact info,

Brava Performing Arts

Eat At The Two Most Popular Restaurants in Riverside

Being popular isn’t necessarily a bad thing, especially when it comes to food. If a lot of people love a place chances are it’s bound to be good. In this week’s blog we found two of the most popular restaurants in Riverside according to local Yelp reviews. Both locations managed to get nearly two thousands reviews with an average of a four-star rating. Let’s take a quick look.


Sushi Asahi

2955 Van Buren Blvd
Riverside, CA 92503
Phone number (951) 637-1313

This sushi bar has the Riverside locals going crazy about the sushi and overall atmosphere. The service is wonderful, even though the place can get busy on nights and weekends, so make a reservation before showing up.

The Salted Pig

3700 12th St
Riverside, CA 92501
Phone number (951) 848-4020

The Salted Pig serves American style gastropub food with an upscale twist. The burgers are fries seem to be a top dish, but the meal is much more than your standard affair. 

Celebrate the 24th Annual Festival of Lights in Riverside

There are a lot of awesome things to do during the month of December, and one of the best ones might be enjoying the holiday lights on display in and around your neighborhood. This year The Mission Inn Hotel and the Greater Riverside Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the City of Riverside will be hosting their 24th annual Festival of Lights that is set to feature over 4,5 million lights on display (how awesome is that?).

The festival is running every (once it gets dark) night until January and includes train rides, a century wheel, a vintage carousel, holiday music, food vendors and of course Santa Claus! For those Christmas lovers looking to get into the holiday spirit, the Riverside festival of lights in a must-see event. So grab the family and make a fun weekend night out of it. These events are the moments memories are made of! Happy Holidays.



Bake Hush Puppies as a Yummy Side This Thanksgiving

Cooking a Thanksgiving meal is a huge production that requires hours of advance preparation. If you have the task of hosting the holiday feast this year, don’t worry because we have your back with a tasty hush puppies recipes your family will love. Here are the quick instructions.


2/3 cup cornmeal
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground pepper
1/2 cup diced onion
1/3 cup milk
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons unsalted butter

The first step in any recipe is to preheat your oven–you’ll need 450 degrees for this one.  Next grease a 24-cup mini muffin pan and have it ready for the batter.

Next mix the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, salt and pepper. Then, in a separate bowl, add the onion, milk, eggs and butter. Now add in the egg mix with the flour mix and toss until flour mixture is moistened.


Now drop one tablespoon of  batter into the  mini muffin cups. Bake for approximately 10 minutes, or until the hush puppies are golden brown. All you have to do now is serve and watch your guest go nuts.