Feel Like a Kid Again at Sky High Sports

If you’re looking for an active way to spend a Friday night that doesn’t involve the gym, Sky High Sports might hold the answer. Its wall-to-wall trampolines provide ample space for bouncing around like you’re a kid again. The only difference? As an adult, you realize you’re also getting a great cardio workout. Come to […]

Refresh Your Space for the New Year at Kait’s Art Vintage Home

Whether you’re looking for a piece of antique furniture or a small, locally made gift for a friend, you’ll be able to find it at Kait’s Art Vintage Home. An artist herself, owner Kait Frisk has an eye for both vintage and brand new pieces. She’s also excellent at creating an eclectic collection with something […]

Commit to Your New Year’s Resolution at Concord Fit Body Boot Camp

This year, don’t push your New Year’s fitness resolution to the back of your mind once February rolls around. Join a group of other folks committed to staying healthy all year long at Concord Fit Body Boot Camp. Its engaging, ever-changing fitness classes will always keep you on your toes and excited to come back […]

Slurp Ramen, Shoot Pool at Fat Baguette Lounge

Whether you’re looking a bowl of ramen or a game of pool, you’ll find it at Fat Baguette Lounge. Part pool hall, part eatery, the new hotspot opened in September in Pleasant Hill. In the dining room, the menu focuses largely on authentic ramen noodle soup and specialty sandwiches. In the billiards area, patrons gather […]

Ring in 2019 at Jack’s Restaurant & Bar

Champagne, dancing, and a balloon drop are all integral parts of any worthwhile NYE bash, and New Year’s Eve 2019 at Jack’s Restaurant & Bar boasts all three. Round up a group of your friends and grab tickets online ($35) for the night of partying, which kicks off at 9 p.m. on December 31st. When […]

Sip an IPA at Mike Hess Brewing, Now Open in Walnut Creek

Sunlight pours through the massive windows at Mike Hess Brewing, illuminating the long high-topped tables and simple wooden bar. Just beyond those windows, cushy seats and cornhole boards fleck the patio. Since this new outpost of Mike Hess Brewing debuted in September, its warm and welcoming space has attracted beer enthusiasts from all over the […]

Downtown Pleasant Hill’s Light up the Night Celebration Returns Nov. 28

Go for a horse-drawn carriage ride, grab some free hot chocolate and cookies, and watch the holiday tree lighting at Light up the Night in Downtown Pleasant Hill. The annual festival has become a holiday tradition for many locals, and you’re welcome to make it one of your own this year. Just head downtown around […]

Shabuya Brings Japanese Hot Pot Cooking to Concord

Shabuya debuted a new approach to Japanese hot pot cooking (AKA shabu shabu) in October. Some things are the same, like the wide variety of flavorful broths and the hot plate at the center of each table, but the buffet-style ingredients bar at the heart of the restaurant is unique. The kitchen team stocks it with […]

Now Open Near The Boulevard: Heritage Eats Walnut Creek

Heritage Eats Walnut Creek unveiled its menu of creative, globally inspired fare in September. Thanks to its fast-casual approach to service, you can grab any of the gourmet wraps, sandwiches, or bowls quickly on your lunch break. Of course, if you want to sit down in the welcoming space and savor your meal, you’re welcome to […]