Climb Aboard an East Bay Waterfront History Cruise

The Emeryville Marina and its banks have played host to a cast of legendary figures over the course of its history, and Liam O’Donoghue is acquainted with all of them. That’s what makes the local historian the perfect person to take the helm (figuratively) at the East Bay Waterfront History Cruise. On Friday, May 17th, […]

Check Out Tiny Garage Concert Night at Boonation Custom Cycles

Every third Friday of the month, Boonation Custom Cycles opens its garage door to the sidewalk and invites the public to enjoy Tiny Garage Concert Night. A new local band hosts the concert every month, so even if you’ve been to a previous installment, you should still come out to the next Tiny Garage Concert […]

What Your Go-To Blend at Kilovolt Coffee?

Sightglass Coffee roasts its own beans in San Francisco and ships out the gourmet java to nearby cafes like Kilovolt Coffee. The Oakland coffeehouse has earned many rave reviews thanks to its collaboration with the local roaster, which results in bold cups of joe that keep customers coming back. Savor a simple cup of drip coffee […]

Become a Java Expert at The Crown

The Crown isn’t exactly a coffeehouse. Rather, it’s a “Royal Coffee Lab and Tasting Room.” It hosts courses for aspiring coffee experts and baristas, offers tastings and workshops to the general public, and sells artisan coffee by the pound. If you’re interested in learning more about java, come to a public tasting. Each tasting covers […]

April 21 Near Oak Walk: Berkeley Earth Day

Earth Day rolls around every spring, presenting an opportunity to honor Mother Nature and find fresh ways to preserve her resources. Berkeley Earth Day promises expert advice about steps you can take toward a more sustainable future, not just for Berkeley, but for the earth as a whole. It’s slated for Sunday, April 21st at The […]

Super Duper Burgers Brings Artisan Burgers to Emeryville

If you asked a staff member at Super Duper Burgers exactly where an ingredient came from, they’d probably be able to point you directly to a specific producer, most likely local. For instance, the beef hails from Brandt Farms, where cows are humanely raised and fed a 100% vegetarian diet. The local Straus Family Creamery provides […]

Take Part in Emeryville’s Earth Day Shoreline Cleanup

If you enjoy the perks of living close to the ocean, give back to Mother Nature by taking part in the 2019 Earth Day Shoreline Cleanup. Every year, in honor of Earth Day, people from around the community come together to do their part for the great outdoors, at the very beaches where they enjoy the […]

Explore Artisanal Ciders at Oakland’s Redfield Cider Bar & Bottle Shop

Craft beer has exploded in popularity over the past couple of decades, and so has craft cider. The Redfield Cider Bar & Bottle Shop debuted in January with the goal of showcasing the best artisan ciders available, by the pint and by the bottle. The bar boasts an ever-changing selection of 10 draft ciders, complemented by […]

North Light Brings Books, Records and Cafe Fare to Oakland

When you want to grab a cup of coffee, a cocktail, or a new book, you can do all three at North Light. The newly opened establishment wears many hats: cafe, bar, book and record shop. The vibe you’ll experience when you visit really just depends on the time of day that you decide to stop […]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Starry Plough Pub

Can you think of any better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than listening to some live Irish music? That’s exactly what you’ll encounter at the Starry Plough Pub on Sunday, March 17th. In fact, the Irish pub hosts traditional Irish music jam sessions every Sunday night. Vocalists and instrumentalists alike are welcome to join […]