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 today.…

Downtown Farmer's Market: History and Vendors

Downtown San Luis Obispo’s Farmer’s Market is famous throughout the Central Coast. Learn more about it’s history and get to know some of the people behind the tables.

Controversial Higuera renovations begin

Downtown San Luis Obispo will soon see changes following the City Council decision to approve a beautification plan for a two-block area of Higuera Street between Morro and Garden streets. After a series of public comments both for and against…

San Luis Obispo caught between local and large chain stores

San Luis Obispo’s downtown area makes up the well-traveled center of the city and is home to dozens of locally-owned businesses, as well as larger national chains. Retail centers, such as the downtown area, make up the backbone of San…

Palm Theatre offers a different movie experience for SLOcals

Erin Hurley is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily San Luis Obispo lifestyle columnist. I love movies. I think they’re like a little escape from daily life. When I go see a movie, I can kind of suspend reality for…

Boo Boo Records: SLO's 37-year-old music legend

Like any good business, the music industry doesn’t stay still — it’s always evolving and growing with new genres, new trends and (maybe most importantly) the way music is bought and listened to. It seems like everyone just jumps on…