.Summer Guide

Jun 5, 2019

Summer Fun With Kids

Hiking with kids can be an adventure and takes no planning. Credits: Photo by Pat Mezzera All the summer camps filled up in February; what's a parent to do? Here are a few fun things to get the summer revved up, while also making memories of time spent together. Summer's a...
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

Our Picks for Day Parties in Oakland and San Francisco

Family-friendly vibes and dancing at last year’s Fresh Jamz on the Lake. Credits: Photo courtesy Mashama Thompson Nothing says summer like soaking up the sun while drinking a cold beer at the lake, a rooftop...
Jun 6, 2018

Your Summer Reading List: New Books from Bay Area Authors

Paper Is White Oakland author Hilary Zaid's debut novel is named after a Yiddish lullaby: Paper is white and ink is black. / My heart is drawn to you, my sweet life. A story...
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