Alameda

29 Jan 2018

Winter Hiking in the East Bay

GUEST WRITER: AMANDA MCDOWELL Of course, it’s impossible to not yearn for the sunny patios and sandy beaches of summer, but one of the beautiful things about Northern California’s winter months is how well they lend themselves to hiking. A trek might start off a bit chilly, but considering other

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17 Nov 2017

Five East Bay Spots to Escape the Rat Race

You thought California was easy living, huh? Maybe you’re from here and you already knew better. There’s no doubt that this is the most beautiful state in the country, perhaps the most beautiful place on earth, but it certainly comes at a price—one you pay in cash, flesh, time, sweat

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16 Oct 2017

8 Very Haunted Spots for an East Bay Halloween Scream

Halloween is almost here. Dead leaves and cold gray days seem apropos at this time of year – but the blue skies and acrylic flowers here in California belie the true, sinister nature of this land — a place secret, sacred, and steeped in blood. Paranormal is the norm in

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06 Sep 2016

We wanna send you and a friend to the Pacific Pinball Museum!

  TILT! Stand-Up Comedy and Storytelling at the Pacific Pinball Museum with 100+ Pinball Machines on Free Play! The inaugural monthly comedy/storytelling show brought to you by comedy darling Mary Van Note. Headlining is San Francisco’s own musical comedy weirdo DJ REAL.  Also performing are rising comedy stars Roman Leo

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19 Apr 2016

Three Last Minute, Broke-Ass Tours of The Bay

I have been falling back on these three Bay Area tours when guest strike for years, and they have always gotten positive reviews.

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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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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.

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