East Bay

20 Aug 2019

We wanna send you and a friend to see The Pharcyde!

In the early 90’s, when gangsta’ rap consumed the airwaves, and the majority of West Coast rappers strapped on their Locs, Chuck Taylor’s & Ben Davis’, The Pharcyde decidedly maintained a willfully weird vision. Opting to stay true to themselves with their left field but still South-Central sensibility, rap had

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21 Jun 2019

Leaving San Francisco: An Ode to the East Bay

Fog races behind me as I hurdle over the Bay Bridge, a car full of belongings clanking around behind the driver’s seat of my 2015 Kia Soul, a car which has the capacity of a small SUV and the length of a sedan.

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19 Jun 2019

Gilman Brewing Gets Back to Berkeley Basics

Gilman Brewing is doing something different in Berkeley, but it feels very familiar. They established themselves with a simple mission to brew and serve up good beer in a simple setting that encourages people to engage and enjoy sipping on their hard work…and if the packed tables on a Tuesday

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12 Jan 2019

We’re Looking for East Bay Writers!

Do you find yourself reading this site and thinking, “Not only do I know all about the East Bay, I can write better than these chumps!”?  If so, now is your time to prove it. We’re currently looking to expand our author pool in the East Bay (plus we’re open to other

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09 Jan 2019

The East Bay Is Invading a Hesitant Hollywood

The 76th Golden Globe Awards aired Sunday night and reports indicate (full disclosure: I had zero interest in watching) the evening was full of scandal, awkwardness and some Fiji Water girl photo bomb situation – really nothing out of the ordinary for an event where Hollywood elite gather to congratulate

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03 Jan 2019

NEW YEAR, MORE BAY AREA ART EVENTS

Did you make a resolution to be more creative in 2019?  Start the year off right by attending an arts-related event that you wouldn’t normally go to, even if that event happens to be a party!  From DIY taxidermy to shibari (yes, the bondage practice), the Bay Area continues to

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12 Dec 2018

From the Heart: An East Bay Guide to DIY Gifting

When you’re broke and living on a strict budget, gifting during the holidays when you have more than a few family members has to be handmade. I don’t know who in the world saves up to have tons of money for gifting throughout the year but I refuse to go

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21 Nov 2018

East Bay Thanksgiving If You’re Far From Home or Hate Your Family

Let’s face it, not everyone is living the Old Navy-esque holiday family dream. Many of you come from far-away places and can’t afford a ticket for turkey back home. Some of you may live close by relatives but can’t stomach the torture of listening to your MAGA uncle and his

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