First Friday

12 Oct 2021

Oakland’s First First Friday Since the Pandemic was Exactly What I Needed

Oakland is a city of contrast and creativity. The beauty of Oakland is found within this conflict. The struggle of the flat lands juxtaposed against the prosperity in the hills, the pothole-laden streets where homes sell for upwards of a million dollars, the way your windows shake when a car

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07 Jul 2021

Oakland’s ‘First Fridays’ In Danger Of Never Happening Again

Last Friday would have been the first First Fridays event in Oakland since the pandemic, but even though they could have had a First Fridays on July 2, they did not. “As the pandemic recedes, we are working diligently on bringing First Fridays back,” organizers said on their website. “We’re

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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09 Mar 2021

Derick Almena Escapes Prison Time in Ghost Ship Trial Sentencing

Editor’s Note: This article originally forgot to includeDerick Almena’s time already served in jail counts towards his sentencing as well. Monday marked the end of a long road in the case of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire where 36 people died on the night of Dec. 2, 2016. Defendant Derick Almena,

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04 Sep 2020

North Beach First Friday Art Walk Relaunches Tonight w/Safety Precautions

Here’s something to be excited about: an outdoor, socially distanced, art walk is going down in North Beach tonight (9/4)! Working with the City, the folks from North Beach First Fridays have secured permits to partially close Grant Avenue and Green Street for tonight’s event from 5pm-9pm. As Romalyn Schmaltz, one of

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04 Jul 2018

Ghost Ship fire defendants enter no contest plea, sentencing to follow

Guest Post by Nevin Long The only two defendants charged in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire, which killed 36 people on December 2, 2016, entered pleas of no contest in Alameda Superior Court Wednesday. Max Harris, 28, and Derick Almena, 48, agreed to sentences of six and nine years, respectively,

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