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The Bay Area Has A New Drive-in Wildlife SafariThe Bay Area Has A New Drive-in Wildlife Safari
By - posted 8/14/2020
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The Alameda County Fairgrounds on August 16th hosts the “wildest” drive-in you can imagine. Your wildlife adventure featuring live animals awaits. This is a Social Distancinig and Pandemic friendly event even if it is where “the wild things are”. You and your whole family will enjoy a fun, educational, wild animal more...

California Rolls Back: New Closures Effective ImmediatelyCalifornia Rolls Back: New Closures Effective Immediately
By - posted 7/13/2020
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California has just announced that effective July 13, 2020, all counties statewide must close indoor operations in several sectors. What Must Close Statewide (Indoor Operations Only) Dine-in restaurants Wineries and tasting rooms Movie theaters Family entertainment centers (for example: bowling alleys, miniature golf, batting cages and arcades) – Since Stagecoach Greens in San Francisco’s Mission more...

Bay Area Smoothie Brand "Odwalla" Shuts DownBay Area Smoothie Brand “Odwalla” Shuts Down
By - posted 7/9/2020
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Sad news for smoothie lovers, SFGate reported that Odwalla shut down, the Bay Area smoothie brand ceases operations. Odwalla is a pioneer in the premium juice category. Started by three musicians in Santa Cruz in 1980, Odwalla grew from a backyard shed and a local following into a brand that crafts more...

The Bay's First Drive-In Concert is Here... and it's $100The Bay’s First Drive-In Concert is Here… and it’s $100
By - posted 6/11/2020
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The Bay’s first drive-in concert is here, but it will cost you. For $100 per car (yikes) you can enjoy the first Drive-In Concert we’re aware of this weekend at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton on June 12 and June 13 from 7 pm to 10 pm. Pay per vehicle more...

Every Bay Area Restaurant Week in 2020Every Bay Area Restaurant Week in 2020
By - posted 1/5/2020
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Restaurant week continues to grow… In fact, it’s now “California Restaurant Month” with cities all over the state trying to get people out and dining during a traditionally slow month of January. Here’s all of the Bay Area’s restaurant weeks for 2020; most are in January and a few are spread more...

How to Hack “Bottlerock”
By - posted 5/27/2017
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Bottlerock is hopelessly sold out… but if you’re lucky enough to have bought a pass, you’re in luck even if you didn’t get a VIP pass. Funcheap went to Bottlerock on Friday and we found some ways to “hack” your own VIP(ish) experience even if all you have is General more...

Macy’s Flower Show 2017 Plant Sale
By - posted 4/9/2017
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The annual Macy’s Flower Show ended yesterday, so today is your day to buy the gorgeous flowers used in the show. Macy’s Flower Show 2017 Flower/Plant Sale Monday, April 10, 2017 | 9am 1200 17th Street, SF No Cover Please note, plants will not be available at the Macy’s Union Square store. The sale will be more...

SF’s Brand New Comedy Fest is Coming
By - posted 2/28/2017
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There’s a brand new massive comedy and music festival taking over Civic Center in June called “Colossal Clusterfest.“ Sure it’s got some of the biggest names in comedy like Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Burr, Kevin Hart, Sarah Silverman, but it’s also got a pretty stellar music lineup as well with Ice Cube, more...

Dave Chappelle at The Fillmore
By - posted 5/30/2015
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Just announced – Four shows and two great nights with the inscrutable comedy icon Dave Chappelle. He pops up for comedy shows in the Bay Area a few times a year and the shows usually sell out friggin fast (we’re talking gone in sixty seconds) so this time around he’s gone bigger with more...

Harry Potter Movie Marathon
By - posted 11/15/2011
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A mammoth weekend at the historic Castro Theater chronicling the adventures of J. K. Rowling’s adolescent wizard Harry Potter and his best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. See these students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry on their quest to overcome the evil dark wizard Lord Voldemort at more...