A Parent’s Guide to Lakeshore Avenue

Grand Lake Farmer's Market on Saturdays: parents guide to Lakeshore

Anchored by a library, a playground and a Saturday farmers’ market, Oakland’s Lakeshore Avenue (AKA Grand Lake) District is one of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods. It’s also a great place for kids and families. I lived nearby for over 12 years, and my now-9-year-old has been enjoying Lakeshore since he was a newborn. Our favorite […]

East Bay Mother’s Day Guide

Mother's Day Berkeley

There are two ways to celebrate Mother’s Day: with your kids or without them. Here are a selection of ideas for both. This year, our Mother’s Day Guide is sponsored by Brushstrokes Studios in Berkeley. Activities With kids or without? At Brushstrokes you can do either, or both. The upstairs studio is reserved for moms […]