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02 Jun 2023

Oakland’s Vibrant Juneteenth Events Starting June 2nd

Whether you’re looking for a taste of history, cultural enrichment, or a festive atmosphere, Oakland’s Juneteenth events have it all. Don’t miss out on these exciting opportunities to embrace the spirit of Juneteenth and immerse yourself in Oakland’s vibrant culture. Kick-off June with First Fridays on June 2nd Kick-off Liberation

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The OBC cast in rainbow costumes for "Rainbow Dances"
12 May 2023

“Rainbow Dances” by Queer BIPOC Oakland Ballet is the Future of Dance

Images courtesy of John Hefti. “Oakland has a Ballet?” is the usual reply given whenever the burgeoning young troupe is brought up in conversation. This past weekend (May 5th – 7th), the lesser known Oakland Ballet Company took over the modest stage at Laney College Theatre with four presentations of

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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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07 Apr 2023

Where to Find Hidden Treasure in The East Bay

There is a fascinating piece of San Francisco history tucked in below the Costco in Richmond. TEPCO Beach is strewn with ceramic shards of all colors and designs. Located on the southern side of Point Isabel, this beach was the old dumping ground for the Technical Porcelain and Chinaware Company

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17 Feb 2023

The Art Store with Covetable Handmade Supplies: Case For Making

Out by Ocean Beach, in the Outer Sunset,  is an art supply shop which will make any artist’s heart flutter when they walk in. Case For Making (CfM) specializes in hand made watercolors and letterpress paper. They make everything in-house and showcase their goods next to a curated collection of

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21 Nov 2022

The Immersive Holiday Spectacular, The Great Dickens Fair, is Back!

Please note: It’s been brought to our attention that there’s a boycott going on. We did not know this when we visited. Here’s a link to more information on the boycott as well as information published by the producers of Dickens Fair, Red Barn Productions, so that you can make

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20 Sep 2022

Hazzah! The NorCal Renaissance Faire is Back

Thou must go on an adventure! The Northern Californian Renaissance Faire has returned. The festival started last weekend and will be open weekends through September and October. During the opening weekend of The NorCal Ren Faire, my friend Vita and I decided to take the trek down to Hollister and

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Bay Area Date Ideas - couple kissing on beach and exploratorium
29 Apr 2022

Fun & Unique Bay Area Date Ideas You Probably Haven’t Thought Of

I was at the movies on a double date watching that new flick “Everything Everywhere All at Once” when I thought to myself, “this is totally that quintessential date night activity”. While you can’t really beat those tried and true date ideas, you can do better than a typical date

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Wordle Meme posted by @mjseidlinger
15 Apr 2022

Wordle is The Game People Love & Love to Hate

Early 2022, cryptic black, green and yellow square lockups started flooding my Facebook account. So much so that I had to finally give in and ask my friend – “WTF is this bullshit all over my feed?” The culprit: Wordle. Here is what it’s all about, some sound strategy, and

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