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Guide to Exploring Oakland's Chinatown

If you haven’t visited downtown Oakland’s Chinatown district, you have no idea what you’re missing. Boost the dial on your fun meter and check out some of these diverse attractions.

50 Things to Do in Oakland Before You Die

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.

Enjoy Oakland's Bacon & Beer Festival

There’s people to see, guilty pleasures to enjoy, and good times to be had this Sunday at Oakland’s Bacon & Beer Festival. Get in on the action and pack your day with some of these East Bay favorites.

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge: Soul Food, Short Films and a Wine And Oyster Tasting

The beginning of March Madness is upon us. Take it in stride with some of the East Bay’s festive happenings this weekend.  

3 Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge: Oakland Eats, Pop-up Shopping & Epic Vistas

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.

East Bay's Anti-Valentine Weekend Movie Extravaganza

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.

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

Bay Area Beer Fight

This weekend, Berkeley’s hosting the East Bay’s version of SF Beer Week 2014.

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

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.

From Spurs to Shakespeare: Livermore's Wild Range of Wineries

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:

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

Jamaica THEN - Cuba NOW Photo Exhibit

The Hayward Area Recreation District’s Photocentral will feature Jamaica THEN - Cuba NOW, the brainchild of both Bill Owens and John Thacker.

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