The Bay Breeze Half Marathon Returns Feb. 9

A few days before Valentine’s Day, the Bay Breeze Half Marathon offers running partners a chance to do something together that’s different than your typical date—but still romantic. That’s all thanks to the panoramic views of the bay, which are visible from almost every point along the race course.  Join your fellow runners on Saturday, […]

Bottle & Bottega East Bay: Tap Into Your Creative Side

The artists at Bottle & Bottega East Bay live to spread their passion to the masses. That’s why they host classes and events focused on the creation of unique works of art. They’re held in-house at the painting studio or at homes and other venues around the area, depending on the nature of the event. […]

Step Into the Spotlight at Studio 8 Dance & Performing Arts Center

If you’re looking for a way to stay committed to your New Year’s resolution to get more active, sign yourself up for some classes at Studio 8 Dance & Performing Arts Center. It’ll be easy to get into a fitness routine with the help of Studio 8’s instructors—you might even forget you’re exercising at all. […]

Now Open in San Ramon: Ukai Japanese Bistro

Whether you like your fish raw and fresh from the ocean or deep-fried and crunchy, you’ll find something you like at Ukai Japanese Bistro. The eatery just opened in San Ramon in November, and it’s already generating some buzz. It boasts a large menu of sushi, both raw and fully cooked, as well as a […]

Arrive Solo to the East Bay New Year’s Eve Party

If you think being single on New Year’s Eve is depressing, then clearly you’ve never been to the East Bay New Year’s Eve Party. Although it’s not strictly for singles, the bash does cater to those without a significant other, and regular attendees say that’s why it has such a good energy. So even if […]

Now Open Near Fairway Village: Fieldwork Brewing

Fieldwork Brewing launched its first brewery and taproom in Berkeley, and patrons quickly grew to love the house-made suds. So it wasn’t long before the original Fieldwork Brewing spawned new branches, including one that just opened in San Ramon this November. Like its sister breweries, this Fieldwork Brewing outpost pours only signature house-brewed beers. If you’re […]

Sip a Specialty Tea Drink at Boba Guys

The Boba Guys want to serve only the highest quality bubble teas, which is why they keep as much as possible in the family. They work exclusively with in-house tea company Tea People to source the best tea leaves, and they craft their own syrups and natural fruit purees. For the few ingredients that they […]

Don a Holiday Costume for the Bah Humbug! Fun Run & Walk in San Ramon

If you decide to wear a holiday costume to the Bah Humbug! Fun Run & Walk, make sure it fits into one of the awards categories: Best Holiday Spirit, Most Grinch-Like or Best Group Theme.  That way, even if you don’t win a medal for your athleticism, you’ll still be in the running to snag […]

What to Do This Weekend: Catch a Flick at The LOT City Center

Maybe you’ve been to a movie theater that offers dinner service right at your seat, but how about one that also hosts brunch? Or a theater that has a full-service restaurant and sprawling patio just beyond your auditorium’s door? When THE LOT City Center opened last month, it brought this luxe movie-going experience to Bishop […]

Can You Beat the Clock at Zscape Games?

If you’re looking for something fun and different to do with your crew this weekend, Zscape Games offers two options (soon to be three). Its two escape rooms promise the opportunity to bond with your friends while you solve puzzles and crack riddles. “The Toy Box” and “Prison Break” showcase a pair of very different […]