Posted In: For Buyers, For the Heck of It
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Posted In: Alameda County, Food and Dining, For the Heck of It, Fun for Grown Ups, Fun for Kids
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Doof-a-What??  Doof-a-Palooza, food spelled backwards, is why we live in such a cool place.   Doof-a-Palooza is why kids who grow up here never want to leave.  It’s probably why I won’t leave. DooF-a-Palooza, the crazy, food-backwards, table-to-source, food educational experience for kids and adults of all ages took place at Jack London Square yesterday.  It included contests, games, entertainment and [...]

Google Announces Big Changes with Commercial Real Estate Advertising

Posted In: Commercial Real Estate, For Buyers, For Sellers, Web/Tech
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Google just announced their new release of Business Photos on Google Maps.  It captures the interior of businesses, allowing prospective customers and clients to get a good look inside before seeing it in person. This brand new FREE service is only available in a few select cities currently, which are listed below: Orange County, CA Phoenix, AZ Bay Area, CA [...]

Timbao Tropical Restaurant and Bar in Albany

Posted In: Albany, Food and Dining, Good Eats
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As I was walking to the gym, I saw that Club Montero’s in Albany was no more.  New signs were going up that said “Timbao Tropical Restaurant and Bar.”  Out front was a woman wearing a chef jacket.  Turns out it was Cindy, their head chef. Cindy said that the owner of Montero’s decided it was time for something new.  [...]