The biergarten is already de rigueur in San Francisco. Exhausted the options? Cross over to the East Bay, where warmer climes have encouraged the beer garden boom, and raise a pint to Indian summer.
How do you keep at-risk Oakland youth from getting into trouble and staying in school? Tyrone Stevenson, aka “The Scraper King” has an answer: give them a bike, let them customize it and ride together as a community—but only if you maintain a 2.0 GPA and take really good care of your ride.
No longer a sleepy stretch peppered with a few local favorites, College Avenue is the posh address du jour, catering to proud Oakland and Berkeley types intent on sticking it to San Francisco (plus a few SF expats).