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Out on the Town

What's going on in the month of November!
October 26, 2011

In the Market for Cultural Adventure?

Outside the crimson and yellow arched entrance, dozens of split-chickens grill to a golden brown, emanating tantalizing scents.
October 26, 2011

7 Great Spin-offs

Food is the new music. Many of us anticipate the opening of a restaurant the way we used to look forward to the latest release by a favorite band.
October 26, 2011

Dance, Dance, Dance

With a blanket of fog rolling slowly in off the bay on a cool Friday evening in August, no one is likely to mistake Alameda for Louisiana’s sweltering bayou, but if you close your eyes, the accordion pulsing through the doors of the Eagles Hall provides an instant passport to Opelousas.
October 26, 2011

Eats

San Francisco has had a booming food truck scene for years, but finally, trucks are driving across the bridge.
October 26, 2011

Entrepreneurs

Arora and Velez have created local jobs and given greater credence to the burgeoning grow-your-own-food movement sweeping the nation.
October 26, 2011

History Lesson

Oakland has birthed its share of celebrities, including MC Hammer, the Pointer Sisters, Mark Hamill (of Luke Skywalker fame) and the perennially quoted Gertrude Stein.
October 26, 2011

Real Estate Wrap Up

Anne McSilver, editor of the American Automobile Association’s Western travel magazine Via, had long perused real estate listings and counted visiting open houses as a hobby.
October 26, 2011

Water Flowing Underground

Paved-over creeks and culverts are part of the East Bay’s watershed, that massive meshwork by which fresh water reaches the sea.
October 26, 2011

Do-Gooders

Nikki Henderson has led People’s Grocery in West Oakland for less than two years, but the 27-year-old is quickly rising to the top of the local food justice pyramid.
October 26, 2011