Alameda California Nightlife
Oakland is a hot topic in San Francisco these days, and some of my most groundbreaking friends moved there a long time ago, but Livermore is maturing in the shadows, tucked away on the edge of the East Bay, long known for its hidden gem of a city, the Alameda County Fairgrounds. The city's restaurants and shops follow the cultural zeitgeist that the city of Oakland has captured with its eclectic mix of art, music, food and entertainment.
The waterfront is speckled with ferries and sailboats, and the posh neighborhoods of Oakland also have many great water spots, including the Oakland Aquarium, the Alameda County Museum of Natural History and Golden Gate Park. s most popular music venues in Livermore, which have been open since 1973 and are famous for seeing everyone from Bob Marley to Bruce Springsteen perform within the 500-seat capacity, include the Bay Area Music Hall of Fame in Oakland, the San Francisco Opera House, the Oakland Symphony Hall and many more.
The bar is about the size of a shoebox and features a full-service restaurant, bar, lounge and private dining room. Likewise, there is a short queue on a weekend, but you may have a better chance of waiting there on the weekend.
While the Stork Association hopes to find a new home someday, it was announced that the famous square will not be reopened and thus an era will come to an end. It has been in operation since the 1960s and houses the independent Caravan Lounge Bar, a full service restaurant, a lounge and a private dining room.
For a full modern guide to Alameda, click here for a full list of restaurants, bars, shops, cafes and more. For a guide on where to eat and drink while in the neighborhood, please click on the ModernGuide to Downtown Berkeley. There are many great restaurants and bars downtown where you can have breakfast and coffee while hanging out and eating on the islands of East Bay. The next time you head to East Bay wine country, this guide will take you to a perfect day at Livermore.
If you don't mind queuing, talk to one of Alameda's many wine clubs, such as the Wine & Spirits Club. The club is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so plan your visit accordingly.
From 9 pm, various DJs will play house music with special drinks and dance with their queer and femme friends. On Sundays, hosted by local drag queens, DJ nights are rounded off with go-go dancing and drinking with names that don't shy away from sexual innuendo. The popular video bar ends the working week with a late-night dance party with live music, food and drinks and live entertainment.
Many Hollywood stars and screenwriters have visited this dimly lit bar, which was considered a popular place to enjoy a beer and a glass of wine in its dimly lit bars in 1919. Nearby is the home of actor River Phoenix, who died of a drug overdose here in 1993. The Sequoia Brewing Company has made a name for itself by resting and trying out its brews. Terrazza is trying to be a sophisticated cocktail bar for the more mature audience, who are looking for a more sophisticated version of the old school cocktail scene, with an emphasis on craft beer.
The Mingle on Embarcadero closed a year ago, and Sweet Jimmie's has been located on Avenida San Pablo for a few months. The gym has already reopened, but now only San Mateo can open it and it is on the state watch list, meaning it must now close and shelve plans to reopen.
Sonoma's guidelines allow wineries and breweries to reopen but not bars, while Napa also allows them to reopen, the rest of the Bay Area must be careful when it comes to bars. California bars will get the go-ahead to reopen June 12, with only one district meeting the state's requirements.
Mt. Diablo Blvd. Has Lamorinda residents been offering quality wine at reasonable prices, but that has changed as artists and loft dwellers demanded more affordable options for their wine and beer. They serve surprisingly well - inexpensive wines from around the world, including from the house - from California's central coast. Repping breweries from all over the East Bay who would, well, be better known in another world.
Hopscotch (1915 San Pablo Ave) helped cement Uptown Oakland as a food destination, and some of the best fried chicken in the Bay Area is still grilled (take-out options). It has everything you would expect from a well-worn British pub: good food, good beer, great service and a great atmosphere.