.Nick Miller

Aug 11, 2017

Family, Friends Launch GoFundMe Page to Release Albums by Slain Oakland Musician Dave Deporis

Oakland musician Dave Deporis. Credits: Photo Courtesy of "In Memory of Dave Deporis" on Facebook In the past 48 hours, a flood of stories...
Aug 9, 2017

Best Fade: Shevelle ‘Shevy’ Mitchell

Barber Shevelle "Shevy" Mitchell's been cutting hair since he was a teen. Credits: Portrait by Taliesin Gilkes-Bower My recent interview with talented East...
Aug 9, 2017

Federation Brewing Settles in to Oakland’s Jack London Neighborhood, a Burgeoning Brew District

Federation Brewing Co. owners Aram Cretan, Larry Cretan, and Matt Hunter, outside their new Jack London Square brewhouse and taproom. Credits: Nick Miller Jack London Square...
Aug 2, 2017

The Dating Game: Stop Fretting About Extremely Fresh Beer and Just Drink It

Not fresh enough... Credits: Courtesy of Paul Miller via Flickr ...
Aug 1, 2017

Express Writers Take Home Six National Awards at Association of Alternative Newsmedia Gathering in...

We interrupt this week's news cycle for some back-patting: This past weekend, dozens of alt-weekly newspapers and media companies from across the country converged on Washington,...
Jul 27, 2017

Zion I Robbed at Gunpoint in West Oakland During Video Shoot, $89,000 Camera Stolen

A still image from the video shoot on July 10, when Zion I and his crew was robbed at gunpoint. Credits: Courtesy of Zion I Beloved...
Jul 26, 2017

It’s a Big Deal: Toronado Turns 30, New Belgium’s Beer Circus, and More

New Belgium’s “Tour de Fat” beer-circus tour also raises money for charity. Credits: Courtesy of New Belgium ...
Jul 19, 2017

Good Brew, Better Cause: Faction’s Ales for ALS

It’s no secret that Faction Brewing Co. is one of the most scenic beer destinations in not just the bay, but the...