Dufferin Closure Between Stewart and McAllister: Public Hearing

Update 07/16/09: http://www.riversideandbeyond.com/dufferin-is-closed-at-mcallister-what-now/ —————————————————————————————————-Update 07/14/09: www.riversideandbeyond.com/dufferin-to-close-council-votes-unanimously/ —————————————————————————————————- The City of Riverside intends to close Dufferin Avenue between McAllister Parkway and Stewart Street, eliminating the intersection at McAllister Parkway and Dufferin.  For residents of nearby communities including Bridgeport, Stone Harbor, The Orchard and Victoria Grove, this action will cut off a vital route for shopping, work, school, etc.  More importantly, it […]

Lone Star Steakhouse and Saloon, Corona

Lone Star Steakhouse and Saloon, Corona

Update 01/24/17: Lone Star is closed. There are reports that other locations have closed around the country, including: Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa… – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Steak good. I get a little primitive when I think about steak, and when my inner carnivore […]

Goodbye Counter, Hello Alibi

Goodbye Counter, Hello Alibi

The Counter in Dos Lagos is no more.  I drove out there this week to get a burger and found a new sign hanging out front for The Alibi Bar & Grill, along with the following note (click to enlarge). According to the note, the new restaurant is owned by the same people and will have the same employees.  The […]

Cafe Orleans, Disneyland

We love Disneyland, and go there often.  Disneyland has many different places to eat, and we’ve tried most of them.  One of our favorite places is Cafe Orleans. I’m not very adventurous when it comes to food, so I admit that I wasn’t too sure about this place the first time I looked at the menu.  I love Cajun and […]

Good Samaritan at AT&T Wireless

Good Samaritan at AT&T Wireless

Yesterday, I went to buy a new cell phone at the AT&T Wireless store in Corona Crossings. When it came time to pay, I realized that I had left my wallet at home. This was supposed to be a quick stop before taking my two oldest kids out for dinner. As I was putting my old cell phone back together […]

Original Roadhouse Grill – Riverside, CA

Original Roadhouse Grill – Riverside, CA

Before we moved to Riverside, we stumbled upon the Original Roadhouse Grill in Riverside during a house-hunting trip.  It was great.  The steaks were perfectly cooked and the service was great.  We thought we found our new steakhouse.  During the next year or so, we visited Roadhouse many times and found it to be hit and miss.  So we stopped […]

Chuy’s Mesquite Broiler, Corona

Chuy’s Mesquite Broiler, Corona

Update: The Corona Chuy’s is closed, but the Chuy’s in Murrieta is still open has closed too. Shamrock’s now occupies this spot. The next time you’re driving down Magnolia and notice the great white shark sticking out of Chuy’s Mesquite Broiler, do yourself a favor and go inside the restaurant. This is our first post on RiversideAndBeyond.com, so we wanted […]