Though the Global Concert takes place in Old Havana, Cuba, you can still be part of the scene in the Bay Area. (Here’s a trailer introduced by Herbie Hancock in anticipation of The International Jazz Day Global Concert 2017). Listed below are celebrations around the Bay that are currentl… Read more
In search of the best clubs for Blues & Jazz along the east shore of the San Francisco Bay, we asked Saxophonist Jeff Tauber for his advice and got the whole story. Some clubs are listening rooms and others are bars and lounges. Easy links to their websites will get you to their music calendars… Read more
At a recent Saturday East Brother Beer Co. tasting at Cordial Bottle Shop in San Leandro, one group of tasters held the Bo Pils as ‘worthy.’ Others touted the Red Lager and Red IPA. It is hard to distinguish yourself in the crowded craft beer market these days, but this new beer company… Read more
Just in from the Back Room…They are experimenting with Faye Carol performing every Sunday at 5pm. Join them to listen to one of the finest jazz singers who is a great entertainer with warmth and a voice you can’t help but fall in love with. Faye Carol is one of the premier vocalists of h… Read more
Situated on the water’s edge in Richmond on the Bay, Riggers Loft Wine Co. is a wine and music destination in Richmond with views you cannot beat! And dreams that paint the city with optimism in hues of orange and magenta. What was once an empty shipyard building is now transformed into a venue for… Read more
Must Love Dogs These two neighborhood favorites are dog-friendly and both are Italian with different twists – Italian Colors in the Montclair district and Ballanico Restaurant and Wine Bar in the Glenview district of Oakland. Italian Colors Owners Alan Carlson and Steve Montgomery started Ital… Read more
Skates on the Bay’s Mixologist Rob McCarthy has concocted four new cocktails for your summertime bliss, including one made with seasonal basil and others with bitters or citrus. Amerafine – Campari, housemade vermouth, celery bitters & soda Lower East Side – Woodford Rye, hous… Read more
Last night’s Pizza from Arizmendi Bakery & Pizzeria was great! Mushrooms, Creamy Gorgonzola Cheese and Garlic Herb Oil with Fresh Parsley. Today the pizza is Roma Tomatoes, Roasted Garlic, Parmesan and Lemon Herb Vinaigrette. Each day Arizmendi Bakery & Pizzeria posts the vegetaria… Read more
Yelp’s members listed these Emeryville Bars as their favorites. What’s yours? Visit these top five bars’ websites and check out their Specialty Cocktails and Happy Hour menus. For example, The Bureau has Happy Hour every day from 4:30-6:30pm with Select Draft Beers, Featured… Read more
Landing in San Leandro is opportune since the City is right in the midst of a cultural and architectural evolution! Besides being home to one of the oldest Motion Capture software companies – PhaseSpace - a new tech campus is building out innovation in this C...Sail on!
San Leandro Marina The San Leandro Shoreline Park area has a marina with 462 berths, a boat launch ramp, two yacht clubs and an off-leash park for your dogs. Visiting by boat? Here's how to get there and here are the rates: $20/night for vessels 59 ft and und...Sail on!