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It’s hard to believe that it’s already August (the Summer has flown by). We hope that all our WABA members, West End Champions, Sponsors and volunteers have had a fantastic Summer thus far. Sometimes we get asked what we do! We wanted to take a minute to remind you all that we are here to…

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7×7 Magazine: A Modern Guide to Alameda

Alameda’s time warp elements — think vintage arcades and a World War II-era aircraft carrier museum — are being paired with more modern spots: a number of art galleries, craft breweries, and waterfront cafes dreamt up by islanders looking to help Alameda grow without selling the soul of the city. The area is also becoming…

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Zagat: 10 Island Gems for Food & Drinks in Alameda

Pizza in Alameda

Oakland may grab the East Bay dining headlines these days thanks to a surge of restaurant and bar openings. But the adjacent residential island, Alameda, reflects the same growth and is equally rewarding for diners. Mornings are made brighter with top-tier pastries at Crispian. Black Bull has several enticing taco creations. Diners will be satisfied by…

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How Close is Alameda to Licensing Cannabis Businesses?

Alameda City Council took several steps in late 2017 to permit a limited umber of cannabis businesses in the city. The Council voted to allow four categories of cannabis business in the near future: one cultivation nursery, four manufacturers, two testing laboratories, and two medicinal dispensaries. Due to the limited number of permits, City Council…

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Save Cash with AMP’s Energy Plus Program!

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Save Cash with AMP’s Energy Plus Program! Would you like to save cash and get better lighting at your business? Alameda Municipal Power’s Energy Plus program offers substantial rebates to local businesses for interior and exterior lighting and refrigeration upgrades. AMP does most of the work, making your energy upgrades easier than ever. You’ll come…

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