Art, wine, and community spells a fun weekend in the East Bay. Be tempted (be verrrry tempted!) and cross the bridge so you can join in these worthwhile festivities.
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).