Be crafty by joining do-it-yourself events.
From the outside, The Sewing Room & Style Lounge looks like an old-fashioned dress shop, complete with a chalkboard sign and a mannequin with a lovely wrap dress.
Hoping to continue to encourage people to get out of their cars and onto their feet or bikes, two local organizations, BikeAlameda and Pedestrian Friendly Alameda, have joined forces and planned a series of fun and informative events leading up to National Bike to Work Day May 9.
Out of the Classroom But Still Teaching Full Time
Alameda boasts the longest swimming beach in Alameda County, a 6-mile bike path around Bay Farm Island, the state’s first protected marine area, a 25-mph speed limit, totally flat roads and some fantastic restaurants.
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Jennie Van Heuit and Betsy Brazy are talking about spinning.
Alamedan Larry Popelka is CEO of GameChanger Products LLC, a local business that helps companies first develop innovative products and then test market them to live consumers in real stores.
Before opening Lilac Dress Boutique, London-born Pilar Burlingham worked at small and large retail institutions including Cartier, Tiffany & Co. and Bloomingdale’s.
Alameda has so many great restaurants in terms of quality and ethnic diversity.