Special Sections

You Have to Be There

Our critics tell you what not to miss this summer

10 Venues

To Visit Before the Fog Disappears

Top Down and the Radio On

Ten local bands to rock your sweaty, sticky, sometimes-foggy East Bay summer.

Outdoor Dining

An Incomplete Guide

Simple Syrup, Complex Concoctions

Ten drinks and coolers for a long hot summer.

It’s Not the Heat, It’s the Humility

The East Bay has enough climatic nuances to keep any gardener guessing.

Fast, Cheap, and Out in the Sun

Ten summer ideas from the ReadyMade crew.

Just Don’t Call Them Martha

Berkeley do-it-yourself rag is a hipster's answer to Better Living.

Highlights

of the Summer Recreation Season

10 Tips

How to Run a River

Gorilla Warfare

A brief look at some summer movie releases.

O Say Can We Eat

Manifest Destiny made flesh, we wolf the fruits the Continental Congress sowed.

Patty-cake, Patty-cake

Take a summer -- or three -- to build a shed.

Gone Buggy

Insects are not soft and fuzzy, they won't fetch the paper, and they sprout a stomach-churning profusion of pinchers and pokers.
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