Category: East Bay Living

11 Best Things to Do in Montclair, CA

Up on the western slope of the Oakland Hills, Montclair can feel a world apart from busy downtown Oakland. Yes,…

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LUCKY Dog! 10 Best Dog-Friendly Hikes in the East Bay

  Are your furry friends itching for a place to roam? Lucky for them, there are plenty of parks, rolling hills,…

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Bay Area Wineries: Take an Epic Tasting Tour in Contra Costa + Alameda Counties

    Forget the long drive to crowded Napa Valley for your next wine tasting tour because we have an…

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Freeze! Here’s the Scoop on the Best Ice Cream in Oakland, Walnut Creek, Berkeley & Beyond

    Guess who has the scoop on the best ice cream in Oakland and Walnut Creek and everywhere in…

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Mmmm… Matzo Ball Soup That Will Make Your Bubbe Proud

    A year ago, when this pandemic thing was new and the Bay Area was on quarantine lock-down, Abio…

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Want to See a Ghost? Visit the 13 Most Haunted Bay Area Houses and Places

  Do you live for a thrill at Halloween but are bored by overly-priced, ho-hum haunted houses filled with teenagers…

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Now for Some Good (and Great!) News in the East Bay…

  Our last post about good news in the East Bay was so well received that we decided to do…

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#QuarantineCooking: How to Lasso Wild Yeast for DIY Sourdough Starter

    This week in Quarantine Cooking our spunky homesteading Realtor Mariah Bradford tells us how to make sourdough starter by…

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Who’s in the Mood for Good News? Generosity and Beauty in the Bay Area During COVID-19

  Everyday heroes plus Steph Curry, W. Kamau Bell, and Misty Copeland inspire the East Bay   Burned out by…

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#QuarantineCooking: Sous Vide Pork Chops in Balsamic Rosemary Reduction

  APRIL 13, 2020 – Welcome back to #QuarantineCooking! Ready to prepare juicy, tender pork chops with a fancy French…

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#QuarantineCooking: Bubbe Hilda Bearman’s Matzo Ball Soup

    APRIL 6, 2020 – Welcome to our delicious, sporadic, new pandemic blog feature that we’re calling #QuarantineCooking! In times…

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21 Reasons Why SF Beer Week Should Be Called East Bay Beer Week

  They call it SF Beer Week, but we know better. It’s the crafty East Bay breweries and taprooms that help…

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