Splash Into Summer at Aqua Adventure

With hot summer temperatures already rolling into Fremont a few weeks early, it's the perfect time for Aqua Adventure to reopen for the season. Its first day officially back in business will be Saturday, May 26th. Grab a tube and take to the waves at this fun local waterpark. Set your tube in the slowly […]

Grab a Glass of Vino at Vinum Bar

From Sonoma to Spain, Vinum Bar stocks a wide variety of wine from across the state and across the globe. Its impressive wine list stretches seven pages long, so it's safe to bet the list contains something for anyone who loves top-shelf vino. Since Vinum Bar opened its doors to the public in March, locals […]

Treat Yourself to a TLC Session at Sapphire Beauty Lounge

After a long, hard winter of dry and cracking skin, it's time to treat your hands and feet to some TLC at Sapphire Beauty Lounge. The beauty studio opened in February with a slate of doting services, like the Elite Manicure. The pamper session begins with an aromatherapeutic soak designed to gently slough away dead […]

Returning for the 2018 Season on May 4: Fremont Street Eats

Fried chicken and waffles. Slow-smoked barbecue. Sweet shaved ice. When you come to Fremont Street Eats, you never know exactly what line-up of food trucks you'll find, but you can always expect a mix of fresh and fun comfort food. The food truck fest returns on May 4th for its summer-long season through the end […]

Pull Off the Perfect Theft at the Heist Escape Room

If you've ever wondered what it would feel like to pull off a major diamond heist—but you'd rather not do the jail time—the next closest thing is the Heist Escape Room. This escape room in Fremont gives guests the chance to slip into the role of a burglar mastermind without the threat of arrest. The […]

Enjoy Classic and Creative Japanese Cuisine at Kazuma Sushi

An "exotic" sushi roll stuffed with shrimp tempura and apple, then topped with tuna, salmon, mango, microgreens, and honey-balsamic dressing (the Tropical Ocean). A deep-fried roll oozing eel, crab, cream cheese, and avocado with a drizzle of unagi sauce and spicy mayo on top (the Kazuma tempura roll). A classic California roll packed with fresh […]

Enjoy Fresh Air and Outdoor Recreation at Lake Elizabeth

Lake Elizabeth, AKA Central Park, encompasses a 450-acre oasis of nature. The lake itself sits on 80 acres, inviting fishing, pedal-boating, and kayaking. Of course, you can also just go for a stroll around the picturesque lake along the paved two-mile loop. When it's warm enough, head to Aqua Adventure Waterpark for a ride down […]

Savor Authentic Chinese Food at Zen Taste

Sunshine streams through the mostly glass storefront at Zen Taste, washing its simple dining room in natural light. The rows of small wooden tables create a relatively nondescript backdrop for Chinese food that's anything but nondescript. In fact, the frills-free setting only allows the dishes to shine. Since Zen Taste opened in January, its team […]

Find Fresh Groceries at the Niles Farmers’ Market

Certified organic strawberries. Unique antiques and artwork. Freshly baked croissants. These are just a few of the items you'll find at the Niles Farmers’ Market. Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Plaza parking lot in the Niles Historic District transforms into a fresh-air market for groceries, home decor, and gifts. Tucked away […]

Savor Healthy Mediterranean Food at Falafel Corner

When you're craving healthy, fresh Mediterranean food for lunch or dinner, head to Falafel Corner. The Fremont branch of this local chain opened in January, and customers have been flocking here for gyro sandwiches, falafel pitas, and fresh hummus ever since. The kitchen team crafts the hummus in-house with a simple mix of chickpeas, tahini, […]