Tag: East Bay

The tiki bar is an essential part of cocktail history. After all, the tradition has brought us flaming cocktail bowls, Mai Tais and tons of rum! Dating back to the 1930s, that rich history of tropical, Polynesian fusion food and drink began in California and erupted right here in the Bay Area. One icon of […]
Downtown Oakland is a neighborhood that is proud of its roots, celebrates its diversity, shows off its history, and supports local on every single block. The neighborhood consists of the picturesque Lake Merritt, charming Old Oakland, hip Uptown, bustling Jack London Square and the heart of it all: Broadway. This self-guided tour explores all of […]
The East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area is home to some of our favorite communities, hidden gems, local businesses, outdoor attractions and iconic views. From the bustling cities of Oakland and Berkeley to more suburban locales like Piedmont and Hayward, the region offers a wide diversity of things to do and a huge […]
For first-time home buyers, open houses can feel like an essential part of the buying process, and though they can be fun, they can also be intimidating and hectic. This is even truer in the Bay Area where homes move quickly, competition can be fierce and open houses will be crowded. But the best bonuses […]
This Fourth of July, our communities in San Francisco, East Bay, Peninsula, Silicon Valley, Marin County and California Wine Country are celebrating with countless patriotic events—fireworks included! Whether you’re looking for a parade in your hometown or you want to experience a huge annual fair in another community, there’s something on our list for every […]
Glamping and Northern California go together like marshmallows and graham crackers. And rest assured, you’ll find plenty of s’more-making opportunities at these luxury sites. Ranging from the farmlands of Sonoma County up to the coast of Mendocino and all the way down to Big Sur, this round-up includes Pinterest-worthy cottages, treehouses, yurt villages, safari getaways, [...
With all the annual events, festivals and ceremonies scheduled throughout Memorial Day weekend, this long weekend has become one of the Bay Area’s favorites. Not only is Memorial Day a time to remember and celebrate the lives of those who have died in service to our country, but it’s also widely considered the kick-off to […]