Get Ready For the Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival.

Are you ready to get out of your apartment and enjoy a summer filled with concerts and late-nights listening to great music? Well, then the 2016 Redlands Bowl Summer Concerts Series has you covered. This music festival will be free of charge and open to the public—no tickets are needed—and present weekly concerts for the entire summer. The events begin at 8pm sharp.


The first summer event will be held on Friday, June 24 and feature the San Bernardino Symphony: Gershwin Spectacular conducted by Frank Paul Fetta and continue into the month of August with the Redlands Symphony Orchestra: Symphonic Fireworks conducted by Frank Fetta. For more information and a full concert line up, visit: Have fun and be sure to get out and enjoy the great music and community happening near your Redlands apartment.

3 Fun Father’s Day Gifts for the Geeky Dad

Father’s Dad is about more than getting your dad a tie or another gift card to Denny’s. its about showing him you care and understand who he is and what he likes. Which is why you need to put a little extra thought into his gift this year. Here are three great options for the Geeky dad in your life.


Fitbit: geeky dads love tech, so if you have $100 to spend get dad a Fitbit wrist band to help track his steps, sleep and overall healthy. You can even connect with friends and see who walks the most.


Starwars chopsticks: geeky dads love anything Starwars, but since your dad probably has a million shirts, try going with lightsaber chopsticks instead—they can be purchased on Amazon for $20.


Bluetooth speakers: wires are so 2010. Get your dad to make the transition into the Bluetooth life with a set of speakers (which can be found in the $30 range, if you are not trying to break the bank).


3 Quick and Easy Summer Decorating Tips in Redlands

Now that summer is here, why not start a little redecorating in your apartment? Summer is the perfect time to try something new, so here are a few décor tips for try in your apartment.


Paint furniture: you might not be able to paint in your apartment, but what you can do is repaint some old furniture. Bright and happy colors are a staple of summer, so try repainting a coffee table or book shelf.


Focus on the bathroom: if you are looking to redecorate without breaking the bank, focus on the bathroom and change out your mats, shower curtains and towels for versions with a pop of color.


Plants or flowers: try adding plants and flowers into your living room, bathroom, or kitchen to get that airy summer feel.

Fun Upcoming June Events near Your Redlands Home

Redlands, CA, is a beautiful place year round. You’ll find plenty for you and your family to do. The month of June hosts several fun activities. Here are a few things you are sure to enjoy:

Redlands Market Night: Every Thursday evening, the downtown area of Redlands turns into a great place to experience the town’s shops and vendors. Enjoy viewing all the historic buildings, grab a great meal from one of the many vendors, and get some great produce from the local farmers.

Annual Car Show and Chili Cook-Off: Each year, the Optimist Club holds a classic car show and chili cook-off to benefit local youth activities. The event offers great meals while looking at some awesome vehicles. There’s plenty of food to be found and plenty of shopping from local crafters.

Historical Glass Museum: On weekends, check out the unique glass museum. Here you’ll find some beautiful glass works that have collected over the years.

Other fun things to do include flea markets and library events for both young and old.

National Hamburger Day: Where to Eat a Burger In Redlands

Did you know that May 28 is national hamburger day? We’re guessing most of you didn’t, but that’s ok because you can still celebrate by going out and grabbing a tasty burger this weekend. According to most stats, it is said that Americans eat over 50 billion hamburgers per year! So why not added to those billions of burgers eat this weekend? Here is a quick look at three great burger stands to try on National hamburger day this weekend. Click the link to get detailed reviews and more information on each spot.


Nick’s Burgers

1626 W Redlands Blvd
Redlands, CA 92373

Phone number: (909) 798-5428


Mill Creek Cattle Company

2087 Orange Tree Ln
Redlands, CA 92374

Phone number: (909) 798-5757


Bravo Burgers

1911 W Redlands Blvd
Redlands, CA 92373

Phone number: (909) 798-6378

Spring Cleaning: 3 Easy Tips

Spring is almost over and before we all jump into that summer fun, let’s be responsible and do a bit of spring cleaning in your apartment. Here are a few tips.


Microwave: use a mix of equal part lemon and water (or white vinegar) and microwave on high for two minutes. Any gunk inside the microwave will easily wipe away.


Shower head: fill a plastic bag with white vinegar and tie it over the shower head over night. Your water pressure will immediately improve.


Mattress: cleaning your mattress can be one of the toughest things to do. However, the easiest way is clean it is with a vodka and water mix. Add 3 ounces of vodka to 1.5 cups of water and spray it on your bed to disinfect it.



Try Olive Oil tasting in Redlands

Are you a foodie who loves olive oils and breads? Then why not attend an olive oil tasting in Redlands to help benefit the Beloved Fountain? The event will feature various foods and bite sized snacks drizzled in a wide variety of tasty olive oils while the proceeds will go to easing the burden of families dealing with cancer. Tickets cost $20 and the event will also feature door prizes and various activities and games. If you are interesting in attending, here is more information. Enjoy the day and be proud of the impact you will make in the lives of cancer survivors.


Sun, May 15 at 02:00 PM

Stone Wheel Olive Oil Co. 7 N. 5th St. Redlands

Tickets cost $20 and can be purchased at:


For more information, visit the Beloved Foundation at

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Lunch Near Redlands

What do you have planned this Mother’s Day? Nothing, because you completely forgot it was coming? Well Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 8th and now is the time to start planning a special day for all the mothers in your life. You can start with coffee and donuts

in bed and then move on to a tasty mid-morning brunch after church. If you are looking to take mom out this Sunday, here is a quick list of three excellent restaurants that will be serving a Mother’s Day brunch. Be sure to click the links to find out more information about pricing, menu options and making a reservation.


Chez Sabine

615 W State St
Redlands, CA 92373

Phone number: (909) 793-2987


Caprice Cafe

104 E State St
Redlands, CA 92373

Phone number(909) 793-8787


La Costa Mariscos

621 W Colton Ave
Redlands, CA 92374

Phone number(909) 792-1337

Participate in the Herbivore Festival in Redlands

If you are a vegan or vegetarian, or simply someone looking to learn more about whole-foods or healthy eating, the Herbivore Festival in Redlands at Crafton Hills College is the event to attend. The plant-based living event will feature speaker Dr. Hans Diehl as he talks about “Reversing Diabetes without Drugs or Injections.”


The day will also contain cooking demos, lectures, musical and art performances and other plant-based eating educational activities. The idea behind the festival is to educate and empower people to make healthy eating choice during at day and age where processed foods control health conversation. For more information, visit: The event is free and open to the public, so stop by if you are looking to change the way you eat.


Sun, May 01 at 12:00 PM

Crafton Hills College, 11711 Sand Canyon Rd., Yucaipa, CA


Redlands Culture: Visit a Museum

Have you been to a museum lately? Well, there are quite a few quality places to visit right near your Redlands apartment. All you have to do is get out and enjoy the city. Visiting a museum can be a great way to spend a weekend afternoon and keep the kids engaged while also doing something educational. Museums are also affordable and many offer free entrance for children. Here are three great Redlands museums to visit over the next few months. Have fun and enjoy the cultural events near your apartment and let us know how it went.


San Bernardino County Museum

2024 Orange Tree Ln
Redlands, CA 92374

Phone number: (909) 798-8608


Lincoln Memorial Shrine

125 W Vine St
Redlands, CA 92373

Phone number: (909) 798-7636


Historical Glass Museum

1157 Orange St
Redlands, CA 92374

Phone number: (909) 798-0868