Father’s Day Ideas For the Tech Dad

Father’s Day is only two Sunday’s away, so unless you are planning on getting dad another boring tie this year, now is the time to start planning on a gift. If you have a tech dad in your life, here are three awesome gift ideas that are sure to be a hit, this Father’s Day.


Bluetooth earphones: we live in 2016, its time to get rid of the cords. Bluetooth earphones are the awesome new techy trend for those on-the-go dad who are always listening to something. Prices on these can range from $30 to $250 depending on the brand and type of earphones.


Waterproof speakers: waterproof Bluetooth speakers can cost in the $80-dollar range and can be a great gift for those summer pool parties are family beach days that are coming up.


Fitbit: if you have an active and stats obsessed dad the Fitbit health tracker is the perfect gift. Prices are in the $100 range and the wrist band tracks just about anything health related.

How To Redecorate a Sofa With a Summer Vibe in Riverside

Summer is the perfect time to redecorate your apartment and add in a pop of color. One of the easiest and cheapest ways to spice up your decor is by focusing on your sofa. Decorating can get expensive very quickly, so the first key is to look for deals and keep yourself on a budget. The second step is to buy throw pillows with a flowery print or with bold summer colors and use them as a focal point on your sofa.

You can also buy large throw blankets to cover your entire sofa and produce a summer feel. Either way throw pillows or large throw blankets can be very affordable and an easy way to completely change up your décor without having to buy new furniture or expensive accent pieces.

Upcoming June Events near Your Riverside Home

June is right around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about summer. If you are looking for some activities to do in Riverside, CA, check out some of these upcoming events.

At the public library in downtown Riverside the Inlandia Instutute will present Literature on the Lawn on June 2nd.. The event will take place on the front lawn of the library from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The open mic will feature writers from the University of California Riverside’s literary journal. The event is free and open to the public. You can find more information about the event here.

For a family-friendly event, you should check out the 17th Annual Junteenth Celebration. This event features local community talent, historical presentation, food and refreshments. This event wil be held on Saturday, June 4th and promptly starts at 12p.m.

Also on June 2nd in downtown Riverside is the Downtown Flashmob. The event will take place from 6:30 p.m to 8:30 p.m. The Room to Dance, and World to Dance group will fill the streets of downtown Riverside in a flashmob performance. With the help of the Brazilian drum group the dance trouped will perform samba, hip hop, break dance and more.

Where To Get The Best Burger In Riverside

Forget pizza and hot dogs, because hamburgers have to be American’s favorite fast food. Do pizza and hot dogs have a day named after them? Well, they might, for all we know. However, the end of May is National hamburger day, and in order to celebrate why not go out and have your favorite burger and fries. There are a million great spots to try in Riverside, but here are three of the most popular hamburger stands according to the users on yelp. Enjoy your burger, and if you’re not on a diet, try a milkshake too!


Burger Boss

2585 Canyon Springs Pkwy
Riverside, CA 92507

Phone number: (951) 656-6500


Bucket List Burgers

5225 Canyon Crest Dr
Riverside, CA 92507

Phone number: (951) 788-3885


Jersey Burgers

3940 University Ave
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone number: (951) 784-7660

Spring Cleaning Checklist: What To Clean

Doing a deep clean of your apartment once a year is a great way to stay on track toward keeping your security deposit. That little bit of extra work will also make the moving out process so much easier. Here are three over-looked areas not to forget to clean during your next spring cleaning.


Trash cans: trash cans can get grimy and moldy quickly, so be sure to take them outside and disinfect the entire can on a semi-monthly basis.


Dust picture frames: the tops of picture frames, ceiling fans and door way frames typically get overlooked during the daily cleaning ritual. Take the time to dust every one of these areas.


Garbage disposal: this are can get quite smelly after an entire year of dumping food. Take some lemon peels and run them through the disposal with cold water. The lemon should help clear up the smell.

Attend the Magnolia Center Market Night in Riverside

Riverside will be hosting a Market Night in Magnolia Center on Friday, May 20, which will feature local artist’s work, crafts, vintage items, various tasty food vendors, a Certified Farmers Market and a children’s zone. The event is free and open to the public and If you are looking for a fun yet casual activity to do with your family on a Friday night, the Magnolia Center Market seems to be the perfect way to enjoy a pre-summer evening. If you end up attending, drop us a line in the comments sections and let us know how it went. Here is some more information on the event and some contact info. Have fun and enjoy the day.


Magnolia Center Marketplace

Sunnyside Dr at Magnolia Ave

5/20/2016 6:00 PM 9:00 PM

MagnoliaCenterMarketplace.com, MagnoliaCenterMarketplace@gmail.com, 951-342-3044



Mother’s Day Ideas: Brunch in Riverside

Mother’s Day is this Sunday and your one responsibility to your mom is to not let her cook during the holiday. What you need to do is give mom a break and get someone else to cook or take her out for a nice mid-morning brunch. If you are planning on going out, here are three great locations which will be hosting a Mother’s Day brunch this weekend. For more information, click the links provided and be sure to make a reservation since Mother’s Day is a busy one for restaurants. Have fun and enjoy your mother.


Cafe Sevilla

3252 Mission Inn Ave
Riverside, CA 92507

Phone number(951) 778-0611


Dos Pablos

9080 Mission Blvd
Riverside, CA 92509

Phone number: (951) 360-8712


Citrus City Grille

2765 Lakeshore Dr
Corona, CA 92883

Phone number(951) 277-2888

Visit the Riverside Community Gardens Spring Exhibit

The Riverside City College Community Garden’s Spring will be hosting an art exhibit on Saturday, May 7th 2016. The event is free and open to the public with the goal of celebrating the Riverside community garden, local artists and the Riverside community college. Attendees will receive free refreshments, and be entertained with music, nature and an art show. If you are interested in participating as an artist, volunteer or attend the event, contact acarrillo@student.rcc.edu / tonya.huff@rcc.edu or visit the garden’s Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/events/16944359


If you are looking to get more involved in your community, interact with residents and make a few new friends, this is the event to attend. Have fun and do not forget to RSVP for this great community resource. The city of Riverside looks forward to seeing you there.

Get to Know Riverside By Visiting a Museum

When was the last time you went to a museum and enjoyed the fine arts? Many people might not even know Riverside has a museum, but it has many, and they are wonderful. Spring is the perfect time to hit the museum trail on the weekends and get infused a dose of history and culture near your city. Here is a quick list of three fantastic museums near your Riverside apartment. Most of the locations are affordable and some offer free admission for children. Have fun and enjoy the sights.


Riverside Metropolitan Museum

3580 Mission Inn Ave
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone number: (951) 826-5273


March Field Air Museum

22550 Van Buren
Riverside, CA 92518

Phone number: (951) 902-5949


Riverside Art Museum

3425 Mission Inn Ave
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone number: (951) 684-7111

Where to Have a Luxurious Meal Near Riverside

Are you tired of cooking at home or ordering greasy fast food for dinner? Sometimes we all need to go out and order an expensive meal and just enjoy life. We all work hard for our money, so why not spurge a little on a fine dining experience every once in a while? Visiting a fine dining restaurant near Riverside can be great on a date night or even a wonderful time to enjoy family and friends. Here are three luxurious restaurants to try near your Riverside apartment.


Le Chat Noir

3790 9th St
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone number: (951) 786-9266


Mission Inn Restaurant

3649 Mission Inn Ave
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone number: (888) 326-4448


Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

7905 Monet Ave
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739

Phone number: (909) 463-0416