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Fresno Sprawl Is Finally Paying Off - Flowing With Famous March 2018

Hey there, Fresno culture lover! Here are some things to listen for in this month's show.

We breakdown the article about how "backwater" Fresno might be becoming the next Austin.

Also, we try to decide if a brewery at Herndon & 99 is a good thing, figure out if we should be seeing more action on Fulton Street, wonder if we have enough money to buy a Downtown theater, discuss what beer Tioga Sequoia should be released for Fresyes Fest, and much more Fresno talk!

CLICK: MarchFlowing2018.mp3
1:08:07 | 31.1MB | Some Language








Does Fresno Need A Music Hall Of Fame: Flowing With Famous - December 2017

It's December in Fresno and we here at Flowing have questions.

  • Do you shop at Fashion Fair for Christmas?
  • Do you even go North of Clinton?
  • Parades? Do You go to Fresno Christmas parades?
  • Do you go down Christmas Tree Lane?
  • Have you been to HOP PK yet?
  • Did you see the Foo Fighters at Save Mart?
  • Should Fresno have a Music Hall Of Fame?
  • Is Fresno making the right move with Amazon?

These questions and many more Fresno things will be answered in this episode.

Band Of The Episode: Meet Me In Montauk.

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD: FlowingWithFresnoDecember.mp3
Heads up!: Occasional cuss word.

Thank you for listening!

Check out Josh at FresnoBeehive.com and @joshuatehee.
Check out Mike at TheFresnan.com and @thefresnan.



Fulton Street, Swede Fest and November In Fresno: Flowing With Famous

We have been waiting a couple weeks but now is our time to talk about the Fulton Street party. Lucky for us we have Roque Rodrigez and Bryan Harley from Swede Fest, to help us. What is the future of Fulton and what the hell happened during the opening?!

There will also be a big discussion about the Tower District, where it's headed, what it's doing now. Getting local coffee is easier than ever. Plus, filmmaking in Fresno, Fresno Film Festival and will Fresno ever get a multiplex Downtown, all this and more Fresno.

Band Of The Episode: The Miss Alans.

Thanks for listening! 

CLICK TO LISTEN: November2017Flowing.mp3

(Or just use the player at the bottom of the post)



Check out what Mike and Josh does.


One Last Thing About The Fulton Mall: Flowing With Famous - Fresno’s Podcast

We've been at this a while. Talking about the Fulton Mall on Flowing With Famous. Like, a decade or something. This is the last talk about the Fulton Mall. It is Fulton Street forevermore and we are going to get our last takes in.

Speaking of Fulton, the most prominent business on Fulton, Tokyo Garden, is about to go through a major change and this needs to be addressed.

We are also going to wedge in more Fresno talk. There too many taco events in Fresno, skaters on Fulton, we talk with the Spanspek boys one last time, why the heck is Sheriff Joe in town, local Fresno landlords charging too much, and much more Fresnoing.

Band Of The Episode, Sagey.

Click to listen!: FlowingWithFamousOct2017.mp3
34.7MB | 1:15:59 | Fowl Language




Check out what Mike and Josh does.
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Fresno In September With A Motherless City Council: Flowing With Famous - Fresno Culture Podcast

Fresno! Let's keep calm. The heat will end. The fires will be put out. The sky will soon be less orange.

While we wait for that, let's talk about the firestorm that followed a Clovis girl moving to a loft in Downtown Fresno. Followed by a Fresno City Council acting like mom is not in the room, during meetings. We also cover some Fresno places we miss, Fresno's homeless "problem", wonder if we should care that Granville Homes is running a news website, play some new stuff from Patrick Contreras and a lot more Fresnooooo!

Thanks for listening!

CLICK!: FlowingWithSeptember2017.mp3
34.6 MB | 1:15:42 | Some Bad language


Check out what Mike and Josh does.
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Fresno, Highway 99, Cracker Barrel, Amazon and Bee Layoffs: Flowing With Famous - June 2017

It's Fresno. It's June. Let's get to talking.

Josh explains why the Fresno Bee laid-off some important people last month and how he and the Fresno Bee competes in today's click-bait world. Also look out for a good Fresno music discussion, what is this viral thing that goes along with Crackle Barrel and if it's a good thing that it is coming to Fresno. The Highway 99 corridor and how people from Los Angeles perceive Fresno. Is it bad that Amazon and Ulta are coming to Fresno? Plus, much more Fresno talking and plugging.

Band Of The Episode: Sparklejet.

CLICK TO STREAM OR DOWNLOAD!: FlowingWithJune2017.mp3

 27.5MB | 1:00:05 | Occasional bad language


Make sure to check out what Josh is doing and what Mike is doing.

Thanks for listening!!


Fresno Should Be Called “Landland”: Flowing With Famous May 2017

Welcome to May in Fresno! Let's talk about some things.

    • The New York Times thinks we're kinda cool.
    • Is Fresno the number one city in the country for Mexican food?
    • Where is the Fresno Bee moving to?
    • Fig Garden Village is starting to piss some people off. Should people be?
    • Band of the Episode: Niilo Smeds.
    • The Grizzly Fest proves Fresno comes out for the things.
    • Selland Arena is coming back strong.

That and a lot more Fresno things. Listen in:

Click to download: FlowingWithFamousFresnoMay.mp3



Make sure to check out what Josh is doing and what Mike is doing.

Thanks for listening!!



Fresno Ale Trail To Olive Garden?: Flowing With Famous - April 2017

Some of the April Fresno stuff we get into: 

  • Josh has a review of FresYesFest.
  • Fresno will be getting an Ale Trail, bro.
  • Olive Garden is coming to Fresno and we debate if this is a good thing. 
  • Should the Mayor chill out on the legal pot in Fresno? 
  • Alton Brown thinks our tacos are legit.
  • Fresno has a big opportunity to get a major convention to move to Fresno, let's get on it.
  • Niilo has a new album.

Band Of The Episode: Supreme Jubilees.

Click to listen: FlowingWithApril.mp3


Make sure to check out what Josh is doing and what Mike is doing.

Thanks for listening!!



We Gotta Get Better At Concerting, Fresno: Flowing With Famous - March 2017


Welcome to this month's Flowing, Fresno's podcast about ... Fresno!

We get into some Fresno stuff, as always. Stuff like:

  • It seems some Fresno people think Trump travels up and down the 99.
  • The Rogue Festival is happening.
  • A surprising vote for more trails in Fresno.
  • Fresno needs to keep up the good work on being urban.
  • The Light Thieves have a new album coming out.
  • Steak and Shake is now a Fresno thing.
  • We have to get better about staying in our seats at concerts.
All that Fresno-ing and more!
Click to listen: FlowingWithMarch2017.mp3
25.4MB || 55:33 || Some fowl language
Subscribe in iTunes. Check out Josh at the Fresno Bee and Mike at The Fresnan.

Fresno Branding: Flowing With Famous - Fresno Culture Podcast


Hello and welcome back to our little Fresno podcast, Flowing With Famous!

Our Fresno culture for February 2017 includes an evaluation of how Mayor Lee Brand has done so far, we check in with Fulton Mall Street to see how it's going, talk about Fresno's beer scene and a podcast we were on (and forgot to mention Mikey being on Spanspek).

We take music break with Band Of The Episode, John Clifton Blues Band. Talk about all the music festivals coming to Fresno and remind ourselves that Clovis Unified is still, in some ways, living in the 1930s.

Thanks for listening!

Click: FlowingWithFeb2017.mp3

31.2Mb || 1:08:16 || Some Language


Subscribe in iTunes. Check out Josh at the Fresno Bee and Mike at The Fresnan.