Tag: Local

Oakland is home to the Oakland Raiders, the Oakland Athletics and the Golden State Warriors. In our neighborhood bars, you’re welcome to cheer on the California Golden Bears, San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco Giants, and basically any other team in the world because we love sports as much as we love our neighborhood sports bars. […]
St. Patrick’s Day is upon us again and the Bay Area is offering plenty of opportunities to drink beer, race, parade, dance and rock the night away. The biggest events include the 168th Annual San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade which will draw thousands of people to the city and the annual St. Patrick’s Day […]
In a hard-working city like Oakland, we need a good happy hour every once in a while. And thankfully, some of our city’s best bars, restaurants and lounges offer spectacular deals every day of the week for both food and drinks. We rounded up some of our favorites in several Oakland neighborhoods, so you can […]
In a city that has set itself apart—from the design and art to the culture and food—we prefer home designs that are as unique as their setting. And apparently, the entrepreneurs, collectors and shop owners of San Francisco agree because their inventories represent some of the most unique and one-of-a-kind collections we’ve seen. We rounded […]
San Francisco has been a haven, a home and an inspirational backdrop for poets, artists and authors for more than a century. The city has been the setting of poems by Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Robert Frost. It has inspired quotes from Mark Twain, Jack Kerouac and Rudyard Kipling. And it has been a […]
Mardi Gras may trigger your craving for beignets, Sazerac and jambalaya, but here in the Bay Area, we can celebrate New Orleans and French-inspired cuisine all year long. And once you try the beignets on this guide, you’ll want to. Keep reading to find out where to track down the best in powdered sugar smothered […]
Christopher Stites and his wife are the faces behind Oakland’s Slojoy Coffee Roasters. Nestled on Webster Street in downtown Oakland, you may have passed their walk-up window, you may have heard about their handwritten notes, and you may have tasted their amazing coffee. But there is so much more to Slojoy—and it starts with their […]