SLOPD officers to step up downtown patrol

Joseph Pack/Mustang News An increase in vandalism, drunk in publics, open containers, urinating in public, and illegal lodging has led to increased police patrolling downtown. Emma Patterson [follow id=”eypatterson”] Because of increased activity and problems in the area, the San…

No Money, No Problem: Maximize your student discounts

You have grown up hearing about the “broke college student.” But now that you are on your own without mom or dad’s wallet conveniently close by, the stereotype has quickly become a reality. Luckily for students, businesses in San Luis Obispo want to help.

Art Bar SLO brings out the artist in you

You could hear the paintbrush strokes hitting the canvas, the clinking of wine glasses and laughter as the creative bug swept the room. The swish of paintbrushes being cleansed in the water jars, the mesh of different musical styles to inspire and the chatter of admiration as each painting was applauded for its individuality. These are the sounds of the Art Bar SLO, housed in the Granada Hotel and Bistro on Morro Street.

To do: Senior Year Bucket List

Senior year is a student’s last chance to make the most of what time they have left at Cal Poly. To balance out how overwhelming preparing for graduation and the “real world” can be, some students make it a point to take advantage of all that San Luis Obispo and the Central Coast have to offer before leaving it.

Former Coldstone location keeps it cool with new Doc Burnstein’s

San Luis Obispo’s Coldstone Creamery may be closed, but locals can still get their ice cream fix — at the same location, where Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream will opens its third store.

American-style ‘Eatz’ hit downtown scene

Mustang Daily Staff Report arts@mustangdaily.net New downtown San Luis Obispo restaurant, Eatz by Dezign, opened three weeks ago on Feb. 18 and serves pizza, soups, sandwiches and salads. “Our concept is really based on providing simply delicious food of a…

Finding art in routine places

Kelly Trom ktrom@mustangdaily.net In broad daylight, a man sits in the middle of the downtown San Luis Obispo sidewalk applying paint to a utility box. No, this isn’t some ill-timed graffiti attempt. And it wouldn’t have been an uncommon sight…

The Fremont’s ‘Impossible’ closure

Kelly Trom ktrom@mustangdaily.net The neon-colored jewel of Monterey Street in downtown San Luis Obispo closed its doors and turned off its lights for an indeterminate amount of time Thursday evening. News that Fremont Theatre would be closing was unofficially announced…

IMAX brings new life to downtown SLO

Downtown San Luis Obispo may be getting an upgrade. Local developers Rob Rossi and John King are working to potentially bring an IMAX movie theater to the area. The proposed theater would be built in the small parking lot behind…

Teaberry Frozen Yogurt Café brings natural yogurt to downtown SLO

An independently owned frozen treat shop opened for business last winter in San Luis Obispo, becoming the third downtown frozen yogurt shop. Teaberry Frozen Yogurt Café, owned by Cal Poly alumnus Tom Stennett, opened its doors in December. “(It’s) a…

Take a podcast tour back in time

  San Luis Obispo is a great place for a lot of reasons, but one reason that I wasn’t fully aware of was the great history behind the area and local places that we pass by and take for granted…