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Jun 11, 2024

Country Line Dancing Rules East Bay Nightclub

Mavericks Country Bar and Nightclub in Pleasanton, with its mechanical bull, deer-antler chandelier, and clientele in cowboy hats and leather inlay boots, has a country-western flair that’s hard to find in the Bay Area. Every Friday and Saturday night the building almost overflows with its weekly line-dancing events, where...
Clio's Books Organized by History of Ideas
May 14, 2024

Clio’s Books Organized by History of Ideas

There is a moment in the movie American Fiction that Timothy Don references. This came up in conversation about his interesting organizing style for Clio’s, the bookstore-bar which he owns.  It’s the moment where Theolonious “Monk” Ellison (Jeffrey...
Zaytoon Celebrates Palestinian Roots
May 7, 2024

Zaytoon Celebrates Palestinian Roots

In 2016, Zaytoon Restaurant opened to expand people’s conception of what Middle Eastern dining can be. In the years since, the tastefully decorated Albany mainstay has achieved much more than just delicious plates. It is a display...
Palestinian Pride Expressed Through Coffee and Cuisine
Apr 30, 2024

Palestinian Pride Expressed Through Coffee and Cuisine

For diasporic communities everywhere, food is a love language. Now six months into Israel’s latest attack on Gaza, Palestinians in Gaza and surrounding occupied territories remain without steady access to food, water and electricity. Instead of turning to...
What's Up, Doc?
Apr 30, 2024

What’s Up, Doc?

If Bugs Bunny were injured or sick, he would need to see a doc who specializes in the treatment of exotic animals. Rabbits, potbellied pigs, birds, reptiles, amphibians, guinea pigs, rats, mice, hamsters, turtles and chinchillas are among...
Dog-Friendly Dining and Cat Cafes in Honor of Pet Week
Apr 30, 2024

Dog-Friendly Dining and Cat Cafes in Honor of Pet Week

If one’s best buddy is a furry, ball-chasing bundle of energy commonly known as “my dog,” and one’s appetite leans to beer, burgers and beyond, the East Bay responds. Or let’s say a person wakes up one...
Hilarious Enabling
Sep 12, 2023

Hilarious Enabling

It’s difficult to describe the current political environment, which seems stranger than fiction. A former president of the United States faces 91 criminal counts in four separate indictments. Two civil cases are pending against him. He released...
Green Burials
Sep 5, 2023

Green Burials

With the Earth screaming for attention through increasingly severe natural disasters, people are realizing our planet is vulnerable. After centuries of believing this world is immune to the ravages of human exploitation, abuse and disregard, a new...
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