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Sweet Spot: Six Pastries to Try at Le Bedaine in Albany

Le Bedaine's Chocolate Eclair

Stand on Solano Avenue, the main drag that runs through the East Bay city of Albany, and you could be in any quaint Northern California town. There’s the art deco Landmark Albany Twin theater and rows of stucco salons, cafes, and gift stores. Then you pop into bite-size Le Bedaine, and you’re in Paris. 

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

Chalk drawings

So, what do you get when you mix chocolate, ice, and science together? Bingo! A thrilling weekend in the East Bay. Strip off your work/school attire and plunge into June with this course of events.

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

Rod & Custom Car Show

It's a three-day holiday weekend for many and that means it's time to amplify the fun. Come to the East Bay for a triple threat: Wheels, kayaks, and jazz!

The East Bay Answers to Your San Francisco Rut

It's no question that San Francisco is full of amazing spots, whether you’re a foodie, love the outdoors, or live for a great happy hour. Still, it can sometimes feel like our favorite spots turn into what feels like a rut. Luckily, we have your back; we’ve taken a few of our SF faves and matched them up with their East Bay equivalents.

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

Yep, it's that time again. Put on your best Kool-aid smile and let's-kick-it gear before traveling to the East Bay. You can't go wrong with these picks.

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

Mommie Dearest

In short, meows, sailboats, and Joan Crawford are three reasons why you should be making your way to the East Bay this weekend. Don't forget to pass along the word.

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

May is sho’ nuff off to a steamy start, but don’t let the heat sour your intentions of getting out and having a good time. Let some East Bay vibes cool you down this weekend. As always, there’s plenty to see and do.

Badass Block: Telegraph and 51st Street in Oakland

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? Telegraph and 51st Street in Oakland.

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

The weekend is upon us and it’s time to get real clear about why you should be spending it in the East Bay.

We Wanna Be Friends With: Angela Tafoya of Refinery29

Our city is chock-full of interesting people and wild personalities. Overwhelmed by the coolness? Every week we'll pick one standout local we'd love to be friends with to answer seven essential questions about their life.

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