From little-known treasures to popular hot spots, Hoodline is creating curated lists of some of our favorite day-trip destinations within reach of San Francisco, San Jose, and the rest of the Bay. This week, we're sharing a few worthwhile jaunts in Alameda County.
Peruvian restaurant La Costanera, hit by partying thieves during lockdown, is back at a new spot overlooking the water in Half Moon Bay
Michelin-recognized Peruvian restaurant La Costanera, which closed in March 2020 after a decade in Montara, is reopening in an all-new Half Moon Bay location this Thursday, June 3.
East Bay boba pioneer, San Jose Mexican eatery among 25 restaurants chosen nationally for historic preservation grants
Two Bay Area restaurants are among just 25 in the country to receive special grants from the National Trust for Historic Preservation to help historic eateries survive the pandemic. The East Bay's oldest boba tea shop, Sweetheart Cafe & Tea in Oakland, and Mexican restaurant Casa Vicky in San Jose both won grants under the program.
What to do if you encounter coyotes while hiking around the Bay Area (and why you may be seeing them more)
It's hiking season, and in many areas around the Bay Area that can mean running into coyotes, especially if you're walking with dogs. Here's a rundown of what to do (and what not to do) if you encounter a coyote.
Handmade Chinese dumplings, gourmet ramen, high-end outdoor and activewear, and hot yoga are all due to open by the end of the year at San Jose's Santana Row, which already saw one major new opening this week – Nike Live.
Rats, cockroaches and maskless workers, oh my! Mountain View restaurant Biryaniz is struggling to clean up its act after a series of pest infestations and health citations that caused county inspectors to temporarily shut it down three times in three years.
Environmental groups and neighbors are objecting to the construction of a large residence on a hillside overlooking Morgan Hill, saying it violates rules guarding the area's ridgelines from development and protecting rare native plants.
With sunshine in the forecast for next week and Santa Clara County in the glorious Orange Tier (hey, everything's relative!), you may be about ready to celebrate. We're thinking about toasting rising vaccination rates and the warm weather with a cold craft beer from a local brewery in honor of American Craft Beer Week, May 10–16.
San Jose's Happy Hollow Park & Zoo on Friday announced the birth of two critically endangered lemur pups. The adorable babies and their mama have an off-view den for quiet time out of the limelight, but visitors with a bit of luck may be able to spot them.
Fans of Asian cuisine rejoice! Taiwanese-American supermarket chain 99 Ranch Market is coming to the Westfield Oakridge Mall in San Jose, where word is it will serve up prepared foods for in-store dining and takeout alongside its popular selection of imported groceries and other products.
Around this time last year, Santa Clara County was approaching 2,000 COVID-19 cases and San Jose officials were predicting the county would see 2,000 deaths within 12 weeks. This week, the county has reached that unhappy milestone, albeit just over 12 months from the original prediction.
Like other cities during the pandemic, San Jose closed a popular downtown dining strip to cars last summer so that restaurants could host outdoor dining. Now, the city is contemplating keeping the section, along San Pedro Street between Santa Clara and St. John streets, permanently car-free.
Their ducks may have come home to roost for three Santa Clara residents accused of stealing a neighborhood icon: a duck statue named Rubberta that normally resides in the front yard of a private home in Mountain View.
The San Jose Earthquakes' soccer stadium will now be known as PayPal Park under a sponsorship deal that will also bring new contactless payments and a reserved section for underserved community members to the Major League Soccer team’s home.
San Jose residents can now enjoy New Orleans-style fried chicken and more from Bay Area favorite Brenda’s – whose original San Francisco location claims the distinction of the West Coast’s most Yelped eatery – thanks to a new cloud kitchen.