Downtown San Jose

Latte Art Throwdown

The winners of Chromatic Coffee Company’s Latte Art Throwdown on February 2, 2018 are a lively bunch—unafraid of a little friendly competition. Samuel Balean…

Hawaiian Poke Bowl

Centered in the back of SoFA Market across from The Fountainhead Bar, Hawaiian Poke Bowl is a modest operation with a voracious following. What…

Cinequest 2018

Cinequest, founded by Halfdan Hussey and Kathleen Powell, is still going strong after 28 years. This year’s theme, “Impact,” focuses on the importance of…

Vitamina

Talk about your dream, get excited, share that enthusiasm and people will be touched and find ways to support you.—Carlos Jiménez Cárdenas Carlos Jiménez…

Academic Coffee Community

Frank Nguyen has been on a journey for several years, moving toward opening his own crafted coffee house. From building out the space on…

Murals on Our Walls

The tools are few—paint, a brush, a blank wall, and an idea. Yet it is the artistry of working up close, while maintaining the…

Milk & Wood

When someone is handed a gelato or fruit bar from Milk and Wood, what is immediately striking about the product is its appearance—highly colorful,…

SJZ Summer Fest: Kalil Wilson

Since 1990, the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest has created a space for world-class musicians to share their music with eager crowds of jazz…

9.3 Pick-Up Party Recap

Filled with an inviting soft purple hue and the steady pulse of music, Local Color became the perfect place for the 9.3 Pick-Up Party…

Knight Cities Challenge 2017

Since 2014, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has organized the Knight Cities Challenge as a way to promote civic engagement in…