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Out on the Town

November 2012 Calendar of Events
November 1, 2012

Growl Meow & Wine

October 4, 2012

All That Jazz Goes Monte Carlo

September 12, 2012

At Home With the Range

When Laura Mankikar was working in the high-tech field as a technical writer, she never envisioned herself as a shopkeeper, especially not one specializing in stoves built before the age of computers.
August 31, 2012

Stroll the Avenue

The Piedmont Art Walk is not another Art Murmur, where the sidewalks are packed and the crush of visitors jockeys to get through the doors.
August 31, 2012

The Six Questions

The woman 2,000 feet up in the air monitoring traffic — and the fast voice that up until recently delivered that information to your radio
August 31, 2012


FuseBOX is not a place you bump into by accident. As you round the corner of West Grand and Magnolia, the view is a bit wild West: rough corrugated roofs, graffiti-enhanced fences, barbed wire coils and then, oddly, a life-sized carved wooden hippo.
August 31, 2012

A House With a View

Bruce Stoffmacher and Camille Landau left the smog and sprawl of Los Angeles and moved to the Bay Area two years ago.
August 31, 2012

The East Bay’s BBQ Hall of Fame

Oakland has always had a few good barbecue joints. With the city’s strong African-American community, barbecue restaurants date back at least as far as the Second Great Migration (1940–1970), when 5 million or more black people moved from the southeastern United States to points north and west, including California.
August 31, 2012

Bay Voyager

The writer Jack London would be amazed by the range of vessels docked at the waterfront that carries his name: Sailboats, ferries, kayaks, a historic lightship and a former Presidential yacht.
August 31, 2012