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Queer Soup Night Pops Up in Oakland

Queer Soup Night Pops Up in Oakland

Holding a warm cup of vegan minestrone instead of the usual cold drink, I snake my way through the crowded ...
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Berkeley's Perfume Museum

Berkeley’s Perfume Museum

A Visit to the Aftel Archive of Curious Scents Mandy Aftel wants you to get to know your nose. Smells—both ...
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Cooking with Nettles

Cooking with Nettles

Wild Spring Nettles (Urtica dioica), a vibrant spring medicinal, can be delicious in the kitchen Recipe and photos by Anna ...
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8 Ways to Slow Down and Enjoy the Cocktail Season

8 Ways to Slow Down and Enjoy the Cocktail Season

Some of us can be overwhelmed with the seemingly endless flow of booze that accompanies the holiday season. But remember, ...
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Here’s to Your Health

Here’s to Your Health

Herbal DIY gifts for the holiday season Recipes and photos by Anna Marie BeaucheminClinical Herbalist, East Bay Herbals As an ...
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Wine Tasting in the East Bay

Wine Tasting in the East Bay

New Urban Wine Trails An Illustrated Guide to Some of Berkeley and Oakland’s Hot New Wineries Story and illustrations by ...
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East Bay Urban Farm Tours are back!

East Bay Urban Farm Tours are back!

What’s the secret to having your own farm under the constraints of city living? Come find out at this year’s ...
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Berkeley’s First Reusable Cup Service

Berkeley’s First Reusable Cup Service

An Old-Fashioned Solution with a Tech Twist Tired of tossing disposable cups into the trash or just hoping they’ll be ...
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Is your dog a great dining companion?

Is your dog a great dining companion?

Not every dog has perfect café manners, but if yours does, you probably have a favorite East Bay place to ...
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A Map of the East Bay’s Favorite Asian Noodles

A Map of the East Bay’s Favorite Asian Noodles

Illustrations by Margo Rivera-Weiss Story by Cheryl Angelina Koehler Good Asian noodles are deliciously easy to find in the East ...
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