Tag: East Bay

The history of books and literature in San Francisco—and in the greater Bay Area—is spotted with the likes of Jack Kerouac, Jack London and Mark Twain alongside local celebrities like Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Armistead Maupin. Through the decades, our city has acquired legends, landmarks, bookstores and programs every book lover can appreciate. In this guide, […]
The San Francisco Bay Area is home to some of the world’s most beautiful waters—whether you’re atop the water of Tomales Bay, paddling beneath the Golden Gate Bridge, floating along the Russian River, or even kayaking with sea otters further south in Monterey Bay.  Inspired by these natural surroundings, local Bay Area businesses have sprouted […]
Blending indoor and outdoor living spaces is a classic move in California home design. That’s why we call California indoor/outdoor living iconic. Whether it’s an outdoor kitchen, a folding glass wall, or a simple, waterfront deck, these spaces provide easy access to the beautiful homes we live in and the jaw-dropping outdoors we’re surrounded by.  […]
If you’re here, we’re sure you already know the benefits of early education and continued education outside the traditional classroom. Whether it’s confidence through non-competitive movement, the science of computer coding, or even the self-expression and fun of theater performance, these extracurricular activities can add so much to our lives and the lives of our [&hell...
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 […]