By James Gage Oakland is a town that knows how to get boozy. If its yeasty, fizzy, salt-rimmed, or citrus-infused, there’s a dimly lit hole-in-the-wall bar or glitzy cocktail spot in Oakland to enjoy it. This week, Bwe’re bringing you a comprehensive list of the best places to imbibe during
When big disasters strike in America, big beer stops beer production and instead cans drinking water for the Red Cross. Anheuser-Busch/InBev (owners of Budweiser/Stella/Shocktop etc.) are delivering over 155,000 cans of emergency drinking water to help communities in the Gulf Coast area in response to Hurricane Harvey. The water will
Rocket Dog Rescue is holding a huge fundraiser called the Bummer’s Ball at the SF Armory on Thursday, October 5th. How huge? They’re having Emmylou Harris and Steve Earle perform! And ahem, I’m be MC-ing the event too. The best part is that all of you lovely people get 20% off
This originally appeared ing my Weeknighter column for 7×7. There’s an incredible song that Johnny Cash recorded on the first of his American Recordings albums called “The Beast in Me.” The first stanza goes: The beast in me Is caged by frail and fragile bars Restless by day And by
All shops were not created equal. Sure, there are shops that have what you need, shops that are cool, shops that are historic…but what about mercantile meccas that make your heart feel good? If you don’t like shopping, first of all: you’re wrong. You love shopping. You love worshiping at the
By Jonas Barnes When people think “New York City”, they think of lights, Broadway, subways, The Empire State Building, and Rockefeller Center. But this wonderful pile of shit that so many of us call home, has much more to offer than most people know. From the artistic subcultures to the
Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore Oakland than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing, you get 22 beers at 22 bars for $30. It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. How does the Oakland Beer Passport work? I’m glad you asked.