.Summer Guide

May 25, 2022

Critical Viewing: Essential documentaries to watch this summer

The documentary art form has evolved into an everyday tool to learn about and understand the world. True, sometimes people just need to take a load off and melt their brains with a streaming bonanza of light summer television fare, not too challenging at the beach. At times like these though,...
Jun 5, 2019

From Seafood to Shakespeare

The Jesus and Mary Chain will play Burger Boogaloo. Credits: Mr. Rossi-Creative Commons Berkeley Kite Festival Kids may get ahold of smart phones at younger and younger ages, but nothing will detract from the simple childhood pleasure of flying...
Jun 5, 2019

Drama, Picnics, Sunsets, and the Occasional Moo

An evening of theater under the stars is a great thing. Credits: Photo by Jay Yamada If you haven't done Cal Shakes, you haven't done summer. At least that is the case according to fans and staff of the outdoor...
Jun 5, 2019

A Selective List of Outdoor Dining & Drinking

Lost & Found Bar. Credits: Photo by Lori Eanes This list is as comprehensive as possible, but there are undoubtedly some restaurants and cafes that we've missed. Please send updates via email, or via postal mail to Outdoor Dining,...
Jun 5, 2019

The East Bay’s Best Spots for Unconventional Frozen Treats

Here in the Bay Area, we're lucky to be able to eat ice cream and other frozen treats year-round. But summer is always a good excuse (as if you needed one) to try a new frozen dessert...
Jun 5, 2019

A Night in the Park With Spider-Man

Waterfront Flicks at Jack London Square Every other Thursday, catch a free outdoor movie screening on the Ferry Lawn at Jack London Square. The schedule, which stretches from the end of June until early September, includes several...
Jun 5, 2019

Violence, Treasure, Adventure, and Liberation

What better way to escape all the madness of the current drama and dystopia unfolding around us than to head to the backyard or beach and read about drama and dystopia — albeit with nice cold drink...
Jun 6, 2018

What to Cook While Camping

On my 24th birthday, my boyfriend took me on a camping trip. With it being my birthday and all, he rightly assumed dinner should be good — and, unfortunately, refused to let me take part...
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