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1400 Park St

This address has been quite the talk of the town lately and here’s some information about its origins that will help you appreciate its past and place in Alameda. It was built in 1887 as a commercial building initially with only one floor with second floor added in 1902. The original builder was J. H. […]

The first Alameda Festival?

I was thinking about Alameda and all the things that we do to celebrate our great city. Whether its the Art and Wine festival, the 4th of July Parade or the Webster St/Peanut Butter/Neptune Jam festival we always see to come together and make the community an even better place to live.  So I got […]

A story for a lifetime

One of the painted ladies is open this weekend for an estate sale. Just imagine, for the rest of your life you will be able to tell your friends and family that   you’ve been in one of those homes and describe in detail what you saw. Not only that but you might be able […]

Friends of Crown Beach and Why YOU Need to Donate.

By now I’m sure most of you have heard about the plans to build high density housing on the parcel that was once owned by the GSA across from Crab Cove. In 2008 the voters of Alameda passed Measure WW to rezone the area from residential housing to open space for the expansion of East […]

  • Community Events

    Sunday Walkers and Runners, Alternate to Triathlon
    9-21-14 10:00 am - Underground Fitness II
    Bay Area Women's Run and Run/Walk Club - Go WOW Team!

    This workout is an optional, casual walk or run or run/walk for any of you who are not participating in the See Jane Run Sprint Triathlon yet still want to do a workout. Another option is to volunteer at Shadow Cliffs (the triathlon site) and...

    Recumbents of the East Bay Monthly Ride
    9-21-14 10:00 am - Underground Fitness II
    Bay Area Recumbent Cyclists

    This is an informal ride scheduled by the Recumbents of the East Bay Yahoo group. Start point is at Central Ave. and Rydin Rd. (by the SF Bay Trail) in Richmond, CA. Park along the street (Rydin Rd.) or in the park at the end of Rydin. Be ready...

    Sunday Practice with Brunch
    9-21-14 10:00 am - Underground Fitness II
    San Francisco Bay Blades

    Practice at 9:15 AM - Brunch after Anyone can come and watch a practice if they sign a waiver. If you've prior rowing experience, you can row at Lake Merritt after signing a guest waiver and paying the guest fee. The guest waiver states that...

    Group Circuit Training
    9-21-14 10:00 am - Underground Fitness II
    Circuit Training @ Underground Fitness

    Are you ready to get a good workout