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Raphio Chocolate

Owners: Elisia Otavi and Yohanes Makmur Handcrafted chocolate from scratch, directly from cacao beans. Their single origin chocolate bar is multi-dimensional in fine flavors and the ingredients list is short - only 3 ingredients, as a…

Lanna Coffee Co.

Owner: Bryan Feil Lanna was started in 2010, but they did a relaunch in summer of 2015 under new ownership. They are excited to serve their local community as well as all of those who…

Petunia’s Place

Owner: Jean Fennacy Petunia’s Place has been in Fresno for more than 35 years. Jean Fennacy, a former teacher and teacher educator is the owner. She was a reading specialist in Fresno Unified and directed…

Kool Design

Owner: Gil Ramirez-Palacio Fresno’s Kool Design has been selling quality NFL gear, lowrider car & bicycle parts, high-quality custom t-shirts and more, since 1989. They will be celebrating their 30th year in 2019.  Gil, the owner, and his sons have…

Free Bird Company

Owners: Doug and Linda Whisenant A Tower District business since 2009. Full of tie-dye clothing, Rock n Roll t-shirts, vinyl records, jewelry and home décor for everyone from Hippies and Hippie wannabes to Rockers and…

arte américas

Bienvenidos.  By Will Freeney | memo247365@gmail.com elcome to Arte Americas, whose mission is to “make Central California a flourishing place for Latino arts.” The building at 1630 Van Ness was a calm, stately, but welcoming…