collection of pinball machines from the 1940s-60s
20 Feb 2024

The Art and History of (Illegal) Pinball in the Bay Area

The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) in Alameda hosts multiple rooms with a rotating cast of over 100 pinball machines from the 1940s – present, all in playable order. I attended Pinball and Pints at the PPM as part of SF Beer Week. Friendly folks sharing their passions of pinball and

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27 Oct 2023

WITCHFEST And The Enchanting World of Alameda’s Feathered Outlaw

Last week, on the West End of Alameda, a full coven of witches gathered for the third annual WITCHFEST hosted by Feathered Outlaw. This unique gathering brought together more than 30 independent vendors specializing in magical products, as well as a diverse array of holistic and mystical practitioners, all drawing

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27 Jan 2024

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally

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20 Oct 2023

WITCHFEST is Bringing Magic & Witches to Alameda This Saturday

This Saturday, a gathering of witches is happening in Alameda: the third annual WITCHFEST 2023. This magical event will bring together seven local Bay Area Witch shops, over 30 independent Magickal Vendors, and a multitude of Holistic and Mystical Practitioners in Alameda, California for one day only. This event will

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17 Mar 2023

These Fun & Cheap Indoor Activities Will Lighten Your Mood When it Rains

I’m so over the rain. I know I’m not the only one. I am trying to hard to soak in as much sun as I possibly can before Bob The Atmospheric River comes to rain on my parade (again). My seasonal depression has fully kicked in so I am in

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24 Feb 2023

Nothing Better Than Pinball & Pints at Pacific Pinball Museum

Beer Week has come and gone as of today but that doesn’t mean I’m not still reeling from all of the fun I had. My favorite event of the entire week is worth the mention. Pinball and Pints at Pacific Pinball Museum was last Sunday, February 19th in Alameda. Your

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02 Dec 2022

These FREE Holiday Displays Are Lighting up The Bay With Cheer

There is no debating it, it’s officially the holiday season, folks! The first weekend of December is when many of the best holiday spectaculars open up to the public. My favorites are always things that are over-the-top, absolutely adorable, and FREE or fairly cheap.  Holiday displays and light shows I’m

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27 Sep 2022

San Francisco’s Portola Music Festival Was Hella Loud

The Portola Music Festival took place this past weekend. I didn’t know about the festival, but I definitely heard it. The two day convert event, which featured performances by Charli XCX,  Fatboy Slim and the Chemical Brothers, coincided with the Folsom Street Fair, so naturally, I assumed that some leather

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27 May 2022

Bay Area Ghost Stories To Tell During a Summer Campout

These Bay Area ghost stories are perfect to tell over a campfire. Coming into Memorial Day weekend and Summer in The Bay, many of us will go camping or glamping at least once this season. Even if you choose to tell these over your fire pit or on your sofa,

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