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Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

Sommore of the Royal Comedy Tour

Unless you’re on Spring Break, you might be getting ready to take on another typical weekend. Or, are you? Head on over the bridge to experience the beginnings of March Madness with a taste of visual art, live music, and comedy.

Badass Blocks: College Avenue Between Keith and Milvia Streets

Cactus Taqueria Fish Taco via TripAdvisor

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. This time around, we travel to Oakland to highlight a stretch of College Avenue in Rockridge.

Four Reasons to Cross The Bay Bridge

Jill Costello image courtesy California Golden Blogs

Jog For Jill

This Saturday, get out and break a sweat while helping beat lung cancer. Jog For Jill is a 5K run on the UC Berkeley campus in honor of Jill Costello, a championship winning coxswain and UC Berkeley student who passed away at age 22 from lung cancer. Sign up for the race here, and help raise awareness, as well as money for research. The race begins at 11 am at Kroeber fountain on the UC Berkeley Campus.

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

White Elephant Sale

Treasure hunters, get your gloves out, the Oakland Museum's annual White Elephant sale is here Saturday and Sunday.

Four Oakland Jewelry Designers We Can't Get Enough Of

From the brand new to the tried and true, we think that these Oakland-based jewelry designers are doing some amazing things. From designing to casting to running their own stores, these women seriously can do it all.

Three Reasons to Cross The Bay Bridge

This weekend, the East Bay is alive with music, so why not head across the Bay and delight your ears with something new and original?

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

It is going to be a gorgeous in the Bay this weekend! Keep the Valentine’s Day love going, (or find a new valentine) with these fun to-dos across the bridge.

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge


It's one of those ho-hum weekends in February: Weather's okay but not great, it's not a three-day weekend, and Beer Week hasn't started yet. But fear not, we still found plenty of fun for you in the East Bay. Following are our three favorite reasons to hop over the bridge this weekend.

Food, Art, and Music Collide at Oakland's New Duende

There are few better bedfellows than music and food. No meal can be truly complete without a well-paired soundtrack, each bite evoking a symphonic deluge if prepared just so. Oakland’s new maestros of dining—chef Paul Canales (who put in 12 years at Oliveto, mostly under Michael Tusk) and general manager Rocco Somazzi—are plucking the strings at recently opened Duende.

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

When you're not busy drinking beer and eating wings this weekend, consider a field trip away from the sea of 49ers fans and head east for a little nature, a little wood-fired pizza, and, oh yeah ... antiques!

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