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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

Lungomare

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!

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

Who knew the East Bay not only had its own Restaurant Week, but boasted TWO of them? That's right. This weekend is a great time to eat in the Beast with Oakland's Restaurant Week just kicking off, while Berkeley's wraps up. And hell, why not take a long walk in between meals?

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

Ramen Shop

It's gonna be another cold, wintry weekend, folks. Head across the bridge for three great ways to warm up:

Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

The Tibetan Nyingma Institute in Berkeley.

In preparation for the year ahead, and for the New Year's Eve celebrations coming our way on Monday, we look to the East (Bay, that is) for ways to celebrate the past, present and future.

Bay Bridge Eye Candy: Unique Perspective

In honor of the Bay Bridge's 75th anniversary, we held a photo contest to show SF's second-favorite bridge some much-deserved love. Check out our favorite pictures taken with a unique perspective from the Bay Bridge Photo Contest

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