Pampered Pooches

 Article and Photography A.P. Whyte  Village Pet Market  It seems there’s little we won’t do or spend to assure that our pets are well-fed, healthy and pampered. Village Pet Market has an enormous array of natural and organic food for dogs, cats and feathered friends. The friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you choose the right supplies for your pet. 

Temblor Brewing Company & The Old Fashioned Social Drinkery

 Article Bob Whyte | Photography Brian Yanez and Elliott St. George  Bakersfield has many popular spots for men. Here are two that represent opposite ends of the imbibing spectrum. Temblor Brewing Company is Bakersfield’s top brewpub. It offers many in-house brewed craft beers, a lively crowd and great food. The Old-Fashioned Social Drinkery is dark and moody and offers only…

Petroleum Club of Bakersfield

 Article A.P. Whyte  Since 1952, the Petroleum Club of Bakersfield has been a convivial gathering place for Bakersfield’s business and community leaders. Like the seasons, the club has morphed with the times and reflects the cultural changes of our society. Women are a major constituent of today’s workforce, and the club would like to welcome more women to membership. The…

Valentine’s Day
at Cafe Med

“A loaf of bread, a jug of wine and thou." 
—Omar Khayyam

Double Take

The nights are warm, the lights are low and the mood is cool…. Take in a great evening of music with everything from Abba to Zeppelin. Dueling Pianos at the Prospect Lounge at The Padre Hotel features phenomenal pianists who trade blows on twin baby grands while singing audience requests. Sophisticated and fun! Small plates available to share. Sip a…