East Bay

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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17 Nov 2018

The ‘Costco of Weed’ Opens in the Bay Area

We got to talk to Flower Company co-founder Tony Diepenbrock at length about their ‘no middlemen’ service, and how they keep prices so low

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14 Nov 2018

The Penny-Pincher’s Guide to Date Night in the East Bay

What does a “date” mean to you? Traditionally, I guess a date would be defined by dinner and a movie, perhaps a little dancing. But as we all know, one of the “joys” of Bay Area life is the expense of it all. And maybe I should speak for myself

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17 Oct 2018

Best Dates for Plant Nerds in the East Bay

Since we live in California, we have TWO prime planting seasons – Spring (duh) and the second right after the first rain in the Fall…which is now! This means that every nursery is booming with autumnal cuteness – and it’s the best time for you to ask out that cute plant nerd you know and adore.

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29 May 2018

Hidden East Bay Wonders: The ‘Largest Winery in the World’ Abandoned in Richmond, CA

Hidden East Bay Wonders brings you everything weird, whimsical and wonderful in the East Bay. This week: the abandoned Winehaven winery in Richmond.

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15 May 2018

Hidden East Bay Wonders: Joaquin Miller’s Stone Monuments

Hidden East Bay Wonders brings you everything weird, whimsical and wonderful in the East Bay. This week: Joaquin Miller’s hand-built monuments in Joaquin Miller Park.

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22 Mar 2018

Hidden East Bay Wonders: Ruins of the Belgum Sanitarium

Hidden East Bay Wonders brings you everything weird, whimsical and wonderful in the East Bay. This week: the ruins of the Belgum Sanitarium in Richmond. Imagine a time when people rode their horses through the East Bay hills– when the avenues weren’t paved and rich tycoons looked out over the

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