For a town of its size, Bakersfield has a vibrant and thriving theater community. Read on and take the tour.Read More
Sophia loves sharing her knowledge about and passion for Kern County. Read how this adventurous first-generation American sees Bakersfield as a city for dreamersRead More
Dive into the mind of a City Councilman to find out why he loves to see our community grow and how he wants to encourage the next generation.Read More
In our beloved Bakersfield, there’s always something happening. We’ve scouted event calendars + pages and found our top 3 things to do in the city! These are our recommendations for the month of February.
Discover the beauty of Bakersfield and the importance of collaboration between professions from an architect’s perspective.Read More
Read this Bakersfield boy’s story and why he chose to stay here. Sherod loves how different Bakersfield is to other cities and his story reminds us to embrace all it has to offer.Read More
Getting engaged in Bakersfield has a few different meanings to Laura. Read her story of how the Bakersfield community rocked her 5-year plan.Read More
One of the great things about owning a business in Bakersfield is the opportunity to take a personal passion and turn it into a profitable business. Our local morale inspires entrepreneurship and encourages people to take the leap and open the business they’ve always wanted. We love supporting locally-owned companies, especially those that will take a well-known idea and apply their own flair and panache.
Be in Bakersfield is happy to support fellow Bakersfield native, Shannon Quigley, as she begins her journey with The Yoga roots bakersfield.Read More
In our beloved Bakersfield, there’s always something happening. We’ve scouted event calendars + pages and found our top 3 things to do in the city! These are our recommendations for the month of January.
David desires to be fully immersed in the Bakersfield community and encourages others to see Bakersfield for all its opportunities.Read More
Our friend Jesus Gonzalez, also known as InstaJesus, received a crash course on Basque food in Bakersfield. Read about his first experience in one of Bakersfield’s oldest Basque restaurants, Noriega Hotel—how he enjoyed the food, the dinner company, and what he learned about the Basque culture.Read More
Read what inspires Tabari in Bakersfield and why he believes that, with the right kind of efforts, we can make tremendous progress toward personal and professional goals.Read More
The Christmas season is officially here, and with it comes a plethora of Christmas activities around town. Check any community events calendar, and you’ll find your share of Santa visits, gift wrapping and caroling. Bakersfield is filled with Christmas cheer in December. If you’re anything like us, you’ll want to do all the things! When making your plans, keep in mind these Christmas spots that just can’t be missed.Read More
The dominant narrative about Bakersfield is often inaccurate, and at the very least, incomplete. There’s a richer depth to the people that were born and nurtured here. Our history is full of fascinating and innovative individuals. Unfortunately, we don’t hear, repeat and internalize these stories enough.Read More
Find out why this Canadian native and her Alaskan husband chose to make Bakersfield their home and the adventures she loves to find surrounding the city.Read More
Read how a local business owner and software engineer recognized his need for face-to-face collaboration and the challenge in Bakersfield that lead him to a creative solution for himself and other professionals.Read More
What is it about camping that we like so much. There’s a lot of funny memes about it which is so true and makes you wonder why you do it. But honestly sometimes it’s just nice to live simply, go back to the basics, disconnect from your phones and take in nature. The stories shared around the fire, fingers sticky from the s’mores, your belly warm from the beverages, crickets joining in on the conversation, all while looking up at the stars at night are always the best.Read More
The light fixtures were what tipped me off. You know the ones I’m talking about — you see them every time you go to Ikea, coolly geometric, and every time, you wonder if they’re worth the effort of getting them installed in your ceiling. (They’re not.)Read More
We found the perfect five people, and they created something more beautiful than we could have imagined for a wall mural by Locale Farm to Table. Upon completion of their murals, we asked the artists a little about their story + why they chose to be in Bakersfield.Read More
Get a glimpse inside the Bantz Haus + the interior design trends Erica is infusing in her home!Read More