Alameda

vintage-pinball
12 Nov 2014

Win Tickets to a Vinage Fashion Fair + Dance Party @ Alameda’s Vintage Pinball Museum

  Celebrate Vintage Pinball Style at the Pacific Pinball Museum! Play, shop, laugh, and dance at this special all day event. Ticket includes all day access to the Pacific Pinball Museum where 100 pinball games are on free play. No quarters needed!A vintage fashion sale takes place 1pm – 5pm coinciding with the Museum’s current Pinball Style exhibit. See pinball fashions come to life! Clothing and…

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cookiebar-logo
30 Apr 2014

Cookiebar: Alameda’s Ice Cream + Cookie Youth Rebellion

  Being a David Chang ball-fondler, at first I thought Cookiebar’s logo and the name were a little too close to resembling Momofuku’s Milkbar. This minor detail kept me away longer than it should have. On our way home from recreational meandering, I finally went in. All of the employees are under 30-years-old….

illyanna Maisonet - La Gorda 0
fireside
02 Jul 2013

Need an Excuse to Visit Alameda? Fireside Lounge Fits the Bill

Fireside Lounge For those who aren’t familiar with the tiny appendage attached like a tenacious little barnacle to the lower side of Oakland known as Alameda….that’s what it is.  You reach it and escape it vis a vis one of two means, a tunnel on one end, and a bridge…

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go-streatery-food-truck
09 Dec 2012

Go Cheap Street with Go Streatery…

When December’s cloudy coldness is nipping at your nips, the last thing that conjures up in your mind is sitting on a curb in a suburban retail shopping plaza to roam from food truck to food truck. When I saw Go Streatery’s menu options online, I immediately strutted down to…

illyanna Maisonet - La Gorda 0
09 Apr 2011

Holy Ole’s!

If you’re an East Coast transplant living in California, then you’ve probably lamented the lack of greasy spoon diners in the Bay Area (no, Mel’s, IHOP, and Denny’s don’t count, though they are the greasiest).  Well, guess what?  Ole’s Waffle Shop in Alameda is here to fill the gap (with…

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22 Jan 2015

LOVE NOTES AND OTHER DISASTERS ZINE

A brand new collection of Broke-Ass Stuart's writing made up of some of his most famous pieces and new things never before published.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
07 Apr 2011

East Bay Unwrapped: Alameda Thriftin’

Welcome to the mid twentieth century in beautiful Alameda! If you were swept out to sea, on what kind of island would you hope to seek refuge? A mysterious, tropical island filled with your hot travelmates, like in Lost? Gilligan’s Island? This crazy-ass cluster of islands for rich people? Well,…

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04 May 2010

Boozy Tourism: The St. George Distillery

Entertaining out-of-town family and friends without annihilating their wallets is kind of tough in San Francisco, namely because everything everyone always wants to see is an overpriced tourist trap. The trick is to find something similar, that is usually a lot cooler and either cheaper or free. Screw the Napa…

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