San Franciscans have been known to stick up their nose at Oakland - often considered SF's grimy, suburban little sister. But anyone who's spent time in The Town knows it's got a vibrant arts culture, incredible foodie scene, and strong sense of community and history all to itself.
Oakland newbies don't be intimidated - pick a few of these Things to Do Before you Die for a guaranteed incredible day, evening, or night in the other city by the bay.
The beginning of March Madness is upon us. Take it in stride with some of the East Bay’s festive happenings this weekend.
The weekend’s here again, and it’s time out for excuses. Get on over the Bay Bridge so you can check out some of the East Bay’s most underrated gems.
Chocolates, roses, teddy bears…bah! Valentine’s Day is over, so swing by the East Bay and catch some dynamic films that are lovey dovey-free. And leave the tissues at home – no mushy chick flicks here.
Free Sailboat Day
Take advantage of the San Francisco Bay’s unique beauty near the Berkeley Marina this Saturday. Cal Sailing Club, a non-profit organization run by volunteers, is hosting its Free Sailboat Day where participants enjoy a free introductory sail ride.
Livermore wineries are located in close proximity to one another, but the experiences vary in style and flavor like restaurants in the Mission. From one vineyard to the next, you might find a place to hitch your horse, peruse an art gallery, or kick back at a stylish urban winery. Here are a few favorites that stand out for their wine and distinct specialties:
There are certain blocks in this city that seem like mini-universes. Each week, we'll highlight a stretch of pavement where you could spend an entire day and night. Next up? College and Ashby Avenue in Berkeley.