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Brass & Grass

You know it doesn’t get any better than this. Springtime’s in full effect with new beginnings, enticing weather, and a fond farewell to the nine-to-five's routine hustle ‘n bustle. Long live another weekend to explore the East Bay and all that it has to offer.  

Badass Block: Piedmont Avenue Between 40th and John Streets

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 Piedmont Avenue.

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

Marilyn Monroe with Ukulele

If you’re high on the paradise-like weather in the bay these days, just wait until you head over the bridge for this weekend’s most promising events. Get out of the house and take a look at what the East Bay has to offer.  

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

April may be a lot of things–the time for prank jokes, a long-awaited end to baseball spring training, and a month with plenty of rain showers—but one thing it’s definitely not is boring.

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

Horses

March is coming to a close and the weekend couldn’t get here fast enough. 

Weekend Outing: Oakland's Temescal Alley

A row of former horse stables just off Oakland’s 49th street has become a destination micro community for Bay Area 
artisans and designers. Here's what not to miss.

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.

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