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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Alameda is going plastic-free!

Gride of Guidelines for Alameda on disposable food service ware

The grid below are the food ware guidelines for Alameda. Alameda restaurants will be using reusable items (40 are signed up so far with ReThink Disposable) or compostable fiber-based items (think paper straws, wooden forks, pizza boxes, paper clamshells, paper cups). Go Alameda! Stop the Trash that Pollutes Our Waterways Clean Water Action is taking-on…

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Alameda Point Concours d’Elegance CANCELLED

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the cancellation of the 2018 Alameda Point Concours d’Elegance. Due to circumstances beyond our control the fantastic field at Alameda Point will not be available for our event this year. Efforts have been made to find an alternative location, but have proved fruitless. We’d like to…

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