Eye on the Bay South Bay

Santa Cruz Boardwalk (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Skip Cancun! It’s The College Student’s Guide To a Bay Area Spring Break

Spring in Northern California isn’t defined by hot weather, but the probability of sunny days is high. So outdoor adventures near the Bay Area deserve a place on the list of cool places to go and fun things to do between semesters.

02/14/2015

Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday (Photo by Cheryl Gerber/Getty Images)

South Bay ‘Must-Go’ Mardi Gras Celebrations!

Recover from Valentine’s Day and head straight into Mardi Gras. It’s a busy time of year with Mardi Gras falling on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 and Lunar New Year commencing just two days later. Costume masks and beads at the ready, it’s not too soon to think about where you’ll party and with whom.

02/12/2015

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Best Local Stores For Gift Baskets In The Peninsula & South Bay

Shop local and make up your own themed gift baskets for the holidays.

12/02/2014

Esalen Institute's location on Big Sur (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Getaways For Parents Near South Bay

Parents living in the South Bay can relax and recharge by going on a vacation without the kids, regardless of the length of stay.

09/27/2014

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Best Sports Bars In The South Bay

We really don’t want to bring up the 2012 Western Conference quarterfinals, but we do want to add a few suggestions to this list of the South Bay’s best places for watching and cheering on the Sharks, the 49ers and other great Bay Area teams.

08/28/2014

San Jose Museum of Art (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Best Upcoming Art Exhibits In the Peninsula and South Bay

Browse this list of the latest exhibits to see what catches your eye.

08/04/2014

Wedding Tuxedo (credit: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Best Bay Area Places To Find Tuxedos For A Wedding

If you know more about wetsuits and jeans than penguin suits and cummerbunds, you may be in need of some professional guidance on renting, tailoring or buying a wedding tux, and don’t overlook the men in your wedding party, too.

06/17/2014

Gilroy Garlic Festival (credit: Getty Images)

Best Upcoming Charity Events In The South Bay

With several 5k races and the first Silicon Valley Gives Day behind us, upcoming charity events, galas and festivals in the South Bay are centered around San Jose. Don’t miss super fun events from garlic fries to jazz trombone to a turkey trot; it’s all for a good cause.

06/16/2014

Japanese Hibachi (credit: Gordon Chibroski/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)

Best Hibachi Along The Peninsula & The South Bay

Japanese cuisine has become extremely popular in the U.S. While sushi and sashimi are top attractions, hibachi or teppanyaki-style preparation, with its tableside cooking theatrics, shows Americans another side of this luscious cuisine.

05/21/2014

Happy Hour Event (credit: Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images)

Best Late-Night Happy Hours In The South Bay

The South Bay is teeming with local gigs for you to enjoy a late happy hour. These are surefire bets when you want to have fun and get the most for your hard-earned dollar.

05/15/2014

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