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That LOOKS Delicious…

“We eat with our eyes first.” Yet, it is our tongue that will savor the sweetness, sense the heat in the spicy, retract from the…

Bottom of the Fifth - Bear’s-Eye View

A baseball term, the last of the booze, or the location of the City’s newest park? This past Sunday was Easter, and while this day…

DANGER & the Last Girl Scout Cookie

Bear’s-Eye View of Alameda With the arrival of spring, I want to be sure that all of you human companions are aware of fox tails…

Waterfront Park Opening Celebrates Climate Change Theme

On April 9, 2022, the first phase of the terraced Alameda Point Seaplane Lagoon waterfront park officially opened with cultural performances.  One of the groups…

Waterfront Park Launch Fest Photos

The Waterfront Park Launch Fest took place on the afternoon of Saturday, April 9, 2022 (see Waterfront Park Launches April 9). Hundreds of people attended…

Shall We Dance?

Gene Kelly was “singing in the rain” but his joy was evident in his dancing, as if he hadn’t a care in the world. No…

Island Community Market Welcomes Shoppers

Alameda Food Bank’s Distribution Center at Alameda Point is an All-Choice Shopping Experience One of the first things you see when you walk into the…

Chochenyo Park Poetry Event April 10

Celebrating Lisjan legacy, Blessing the Future The public are invited to join in Chochenyo Park Poetry. Led by Alameda’s Poet Laureate, Kimi Sugioka, a group…

In Memory of Bear

Bear’s-Eye View of Alameda April 2, 2006 was the birthday of the founding roving reporter and namesake for The Bear’s-Eye View of Alameda. For those…

Waterfront Park Launches April 9

Join friends and neighbors for a celebration at Alameda’s Waterfront Park on Saturday, April 9 from 1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. The event is intended…

Alameda Conversations – Tina "bean" Blaine

Christ Episcopal Church of Alameda is launching a new series of conversations with local arts, culture, tech, education, and civic leaders. The Church has had…

Alameda Beckons

Parks, beaches, and trails. Districts with shops that fill almost every need. Restaurants that make every palate happy. Cultural centers that help us flourish. Homes…

Rhythmix Play Celebrates Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, Rhythmix Cultural Works will be staging the play Words That Made the Difference: Brown vs. the Board of Education.…

Alameda Film Festival Returns for 2022

After a prolonged hiatus worsened by COVID-19, the Alameda International Film Festival is back to celebrate films and filmmakers from February 18 – 20, 2022. The…

Closing Soon: ESSENCE

ESSENCE – a Contemporary View of Nature brings together the work of California artists Kim Cheselka and Jan Watten. Both artists are engaged with unique…

Spotted: Dan Fontes’ ‘Egret’ Mural

Local muralist Dan Fontes has completed his work on the ‘Egret’ mural. The mural is painted on the side of the ACR building on Clement…

The Alameda Point Antiques Faire is Moving!

Visitors will encounter a new layout for the Alameda Art and Antiques Faire this Sunday, Feb. 6. After 24 years occupying the same space on…

Christmas Tree Lane — Alameda's Holiday Tradition for 83 Years

Alamedans are known for decorating their homes and front yards lavishly for any holiday of greater importance than Arbor Day. Valentine’s Day, July 4th, Halloween,…

Review: Santoro's Italian Market and Deli — Authentic, Italian, and Delicious

Santoro’s Italian Market and Deli, located in a pink and white building on the corner of Fifth St. and Santa Clara Ave. in Alameda’s West…

Goodbye and Thank You, Dolores

Legendary Alameda waitress Dolores Jeanpierre has served her last meal at Ole’s Waffle Shop. The sixth of ten children, Ms Jeanpierre was born in Louisiana. She…

Two New Public Art Pieces Introduced

It’s an exciting time for public art in Alameda! On Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, the West End Arts District threw a party to celebrate the…

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