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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.