The Downtown Business Association created the Downtown Business Development Corporation with the goal of beautifying our city’s center – and they’ve hit the ground running.
Fall brings to mind pumpkins, either carved and put on display or prepared in all of our favorite dishes, like pumpkin pie, cookies, and rolls. But why limit squash to sweet dishes?
The phone rang in the middle of the night, Me: “Hello?”
The words “rock garden” may make you shrink back in fear, causing you to think of the spray-painted lava rocks that plague retirement communities, but this landscaping feature has experienced a resurgence lately (with a twist!), making it a popular alternative to grass.
There’s nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked cookies when you walk in the door, or roasted garlic as you enter your favorite trattoria.
The annual State of the City Forum was an exciting chance to rub shoulders with Bakersfield’s movers and shakers. Gathered together for a wonderful lunch, attendees were able to listen to highlights of the past year and learn about what the future holds for our city. This year’s special luncheon honored Mayor Harvey Hall for his 16 years of service.