Best Running Locations Near Riverside

Exercising doesn’t have to be difficult. Getting out on a trial and taking a mile or two walk is a great way to get started with your new fitness plan. Many times we are rushing to get into shape and see results, however, going slow is always the best way to form a new habit. If you live in Riverside, there are a number of excellent parks and running trails to try over the next few months. Running the same trails everyday can get boring, so mix things up and try something new. Here is a quick list of three wonderful places to run near your Riverside apartment.


Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park

Sycamore Canyon Park
Riverside, CA 92507


Mount Rubidoux Trail

Mount Rubidoux Dr
Riverside, CA 92501


Andulka Park

5201 Chicago Ave
Riverside, CA 92506

Best Tasting Pancakes in Riverside

National pancake day has come and gone—the next one is in February of 2017—but that shouldn’t stop us from dreaming about the tasty breakfast treat. Did you know that the Guinness World Record for the largest stack of pancakes is made up of 60 huge pancakes measuring 76 cm tall? Well, now that I got you thinking about pancakes, here is a list of three of the tastiest spots (according to Yelp reviews) in all of Riverside. The next time you head out for breakfast, try a stack of these wonderful hotcakes and thank us later.


The 9th Street Eatery

3530 9th St
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone number: (951) 686-3231


Brandon’s Diner

10246 Indiana Ave
Riverside, CA 92503

Phone number:(951) 359-3617


Lori’s Cafe

17950 Van Buren Blvd
Riverside, CA 92508

Phone number: (951) 789-8843



Attend the Calvary Presbyterian Church Egg Hunt in Riverside

Easter is this Sunday and if you are looking to attend a church service or find a fun place to participate in an Easter egg hunt with the kids, the Riverside Calvary Presbyterian Church will be hosting a wonderful family event. On Easter Sunday the Calvary church will hold an Easter Egg hunt on their front law for children ages 0-12 years old. The cost of the event is free and open to the public. The hunt will feature Easter baskets, crafts, candy and other fun Easter activities. If you need a place to celebrate the holiday in Riverside, look no further than the Calvary Presbyterian Church. For more information, contact the church at:


Calvary Presbyterian Church
Start Date/Time
3/27/2016 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Paul Boyer,,, 951-265-4307


Sports Bars Showing the NCAA Tournament in Riverside

March is a busy month with St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Batman V Superman and the March Madness NCAA basketball tournament. Even if you are not a basketball fan, the single-elimination tournament is a fun sporting event to watch on TV and another great reason to head over to the bar and enjoy a few drinks with friends (and is anyone ever opposed to that?). Many offices will be filling out brackets, so why not get caught up in the fun. Here is a quick list of three great sports bars that will be showing the NCAA tournament near your Riverside apartment.


Duke’s Bar and Grill

3221 Iowa Ave
Riverside, CA 92507

Phone number: (951) 248-1143


Shooters Sports & Grill

10226 Indiana Ave
Riverside, CA 92503

Phone number: (951) 785-9588


The Spot Sports Bar & Grill

1223 University Ave
Riverside, CA 92507

Phone number: (951) 742-7601


Where To Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day Near Riverside

You can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a number of ways—going to a restaurant, a bar, club or parade—but isn’t the best way to partake in the holiday by going to an authentic Irish pub and enjoying a green beer or two (or three)?. This year St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Thursday, which happens to be the new Friday. If you are looking to have some fun this holiday, here are three great Irish pubs and restaurants to visit near your Riverside apartment. Remember to have fun and drink responsibly (and don’t call out of work on Friday).



3597 Main St
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone number: (951) 222-2110



Heroes Restaurant & Brewery

3397 Mission Inn Ave
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone number: (951) 248-0722




1275 Magnolia Ave
Corona, CA 92879 Phone number: (951) 808-4881

How To Throw An Academy Awards Party

The Oscars are this Sunday, February 28th at 5:30pm PST and if you have been waiting since Titanic for Leonardo DiCaprio to win his Academy Award for Best Actor, 2016 may finally be the year. If you are planning to host a party of get together with friends, here are a few tips for throwing a great event.


Champagne: you can never go wrong with a nice glass of champagne. So even though its late on a Sunday, and most people have work the next day, serve the bubbly to a bit of extra class to your event.


Name that movie: everyone loves to test their movie knowledge, so play a fun game before the ceremony even begins. Write a quote from each nominated movie on an index card and challenge your guest to “Name that Movie”


Fantasy Oscars: take the fantasy football craze and turn it on its side with fantasy Oscars. Let each person “draft” movies until most of the nominated films are off the board. Each film receives a point for every award they win. Add up all the points at the end of the night and see who comes out on top.

Tips For Living Next To a Construction Zone in Riverside

If there is construction work being done near your apartment, you already know what a nightmare that situation can be. Particularly if is being done early in the morning, or if you have children and cannot get them to nap throughout the day. If you are living in such a situation, here are a few tips for surviving a construction area.


Know the rules: every city has a various set of regulations for construction crews working in residential area. The most common of which is work cannot be done before 7am and after 5pm. Visit your local city has and find out other regulations.


Create a quiet room: sometimes construction work follows every regulation in the book, but the noise is still unbearable. If that is the case, try to create a quiet room by hanging heavy curtains, or cover your window with a foam bed topper—anything to reduce the noise.

Valentine’s Day Dinner Locations In Riverside

Valentine’s Day only happens once a year, so you might as well get it right. And the first step to creating a perfect evening is by finding a great place to have dinner. Many restaurants will put together a special holiday menu with a romantic dish or desert featured for the evening. If you still haven’t found a nice restaurant to try this holiday, here are three great locations near your Riverside apartment. Planning the rest of the evening, however, is up to you. Just be sure to call and make a reservation ASAP.


Mario’s Place
3646 Mission Inn Ave
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone number:(951) 684-7755


The Salted Pig
3700 12th St
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone number: (951) 848-4020
Traditional American


Koreana Grill BBQ Buffet

10051 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92503

Phone number: (951) 688-9000
Korean Food



Best Super Bowl Sports Bars In Riverside

Where will you be when the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers face off this Sunday during the biggest game of the year? Alone in your apartment if you do not find a sports bar showing the game soon. The Super Bowl is the one must-see sporting event of the year and even if you are not a fan, the game is still something to witness (mainly because of the commercials). Here is a quick list of a few places showing the game near you, just be sure to call head just in case a reservation is required.


The Beach

8022 Limonite Ave
Riverside, CA 92509

Phone number: (951) 360-4700


De Via Bella’s Pizza & Sports Bar

3812 Pierce St
Riverside, CA 92503

Phone number: (951) 358-0621


Duke’s Bar and Grill

3221 Iowa Ave
Riverside, CA 92507

Phone number: (951) 248-1143



President’s Day Camp In Riverside

Are you looking for a fun activities to keep your kids busy, while meeting new people and making friends? This President’s Day the Riverside Parks and Recreation Department, will be hosting a program for Alvord Unified School District students at La Sierra Park on Tuesday, February 8, starting and 7am and lasting until 6pm. Youth ages 5 to 12 (6th grade) are welcome to enjoy the day that will feature president-themed arts and crafts, indoor/outdoor games, sports, and activities.


Participants are required to bring their own lunch. If you are interested in the program please contact the Riverside Parks and Recreation at,, 951-826-2000. The program will be held at two different costs and last an entire week.

La Sierra Park

7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

$95/5 days ($105/Non-Resident)


Bryant Park

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

$38/5 days ($57/Non-Resident)