Aug. 18 Near Park Lafayette: Art in the Park Festival

The Martinez Art Association’s Art in the Park Festival is celebrating a big birthday this year! It’s the 50th anniversary of the longstanding art festival, a free community-oriented celebration that attracts dozens of artists every summer. Be part of the party on Sunday, August 18th at Susana Park—which is only about a 20-minute drive away. […]

Quick and Easy Updates for a Rental Kitchen

Just because you don’t technically own your kitchen doesn’t mean you can’t make any upgrades. As long as it’s temporary and won’t cause damage upon removal, you’re welcome to add as much flair to your rental kitchen as you like! Here are a few ways to do it. Dress up your cabinets. You don’t have […]

BYOB (Build Your Own Burger) at Roam Artisan Burgers

There’s a reason that the American fare served at Roam Artisan Burgers tastes nothing like fast food. The kitchen team collaborates with local farmers, ranchers, and other purveyors to find the best and freshest ingredients for their burgers, salads, sides, and signature milkshakes. So while the menu may be somewhat brief, there’s nothing standard about […]

Beat the Heat This Summer With These Outdoor Workout Tips

It would be a shame to stay cooped up in the gym when the sun is shining outside! But the summer heat does present its own set of problems for outdoor workouts—the threats of heat exhaustion and sunburn, to name a few. Avoid common outdoor workout pitfalls with these tips. Dress (and apply sunscreen) accordingly. When […]

Where to Have Brunch Near Park Lafayette: Tutu’s Food & Drink

When Chow’s final location closed up shop a few weeks ago, Tutu’s Food & Drink took its place with a similar menu of upscale brunch options. The chef whips up organic egg omelets and piping hot stacks of pancakes while the bartenders work on bloody marys laden with crispy strips of bacon and celery. If […]

Move-In Essentials for First-Time Renters

If you’re brand new to renting, welcome! You might have a few questions about the best way to prepare for moving into your first place, like what to pack. This handy guide about move-in essentials will help you transition into your apartment with ease. Kitchen and pantry basics. If you’ve been living at home, in […]

Enjoy a Taste of the Amalfi Coast at Locanda Positano

Boasting accolades like the Best of the East Bay and Best Pizza in the Bay Area, Locanda Positano transports diners to the Amalfi Coast without ever leaving Lafayette. The comfortable Italian eatery dishes out authentic cuisine, include its signature pizzas, for brunch, lunch, and dinner. If you stop by for supper, start with Mamma Carmela’s […]

Design the Perfect Summer Road Trip With These Tips

If you’re interested in taking a last-minute vacation this summer, but don’t want to brave the airport, a road trip is the perfect alternative. It’s affordable, flexible, and can be thrown together in a day or two. Here’s how to plan and prep for your summer road trip. Plan your travels and pit stops carefully… […]

Summerfest Returns This Weekend to Danville!

Local craft brews, fine wines, and gourmet fare aren’t even the main event at Summerfest, but they’re certainly part of what draws crowds to the annual event. However, it’s the massive collection of unique art that really attracts the spectators. Summerfest invites guests to stroll the tree-lined streets of Danville and check out contemporary masterpieces […]

Kicking Off Tonight Near Park Lafayette: Woodstock Lafayette!

It’s officially been 50 years since the first-ever Woodstock launched the modern era of music festivals. To celebrate the momentous occasion, the city of Lafayette will host its own homage to the legendary celebration. Woodstock Lafayette kicks off tonight at 6 p.m. at Lafayette Plaza Park, and admission is free. Woodstock Lafayette is part of the […]