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Best Place to Restock Your Zine Collection

Do-It-Yourself Magazines (DIY 'Zines) emerged when proto-punk met the Xerox machine in the late...

Best Place to Dance and Not Spend Money on...

In a world that sometimes offers little respite for the sobriety-inclined, Dance Jam Berkeley...

Best Hike

Tilden Regional Park and the adjacent Tilden Nature Area is one of the most...

Best New Genre-Defying Local Group

"Feel That Again," which local trio Hello Yello released last fall, is a low...

Best Comic Book Events

There are a few cool comic book shops in The Bay Area, but which...

Best Gallery for People Under 30

Almost as if from under the cloak of darkness, the underground has emerged in...

Best Way to Go Boating — and Support Youth...

How many times have you driven by Berkeley's Aquatic Park and longed to be...

Best Free Entertainment

What makes a city a city? That's a simple one. Live music in public...

Best Center for Youth Activism

Though now largely forgotten, hip-hop was once strictly a vehicle for local, social change....

Best Value in a Symphony

Self-described "part performance, part open rehearsal," Awesöme Orchestra takes a major detour from the...

Best Graphic Journal

When publisher Mike Nicholls began publishing Umber in the fall of 2017, it's hard...

Most Decadent Pool Deck

Hanging out at the — not one, not two, but three — pools at...

Best Science Camp

Aside from the usual fun camp activities such as sports and games, Sarah's Science...

Best Free Art and Nature Experience

Many great bayside parks offer an up-close and personal view of the bay. But...
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