Author Archives LZ

  • SPLASHPAD NEWSLETTER GRAND AVENUE, WEST OF 580 – February 2015 Hello, Neighbors! Watch this space for monthly news and notes about tasty gems, handy services, art, and changes on Grand Ave., west of 580. – LZ. Oaktown Spice Shop “Running your errands can be fun!” says John Beaver, who owns and operates the Oaktown Spice […]

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  • SPLASHPAD NEWSLETTER GRAND AVENUE, WEST OF 580 – January 2015 Hello and a Happy New Year,  Neighbors! Watch this space for monthly news and notes about tasty gems, handy services, art, and changes on Grand Ave., west of 580. – LZ. The Working Body A year ago, I was trampled several times at Zumba classes […]

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  • GRAND AVENUE, WEST OF 580 – November 2014 Hello, Neighbors!  Watch this space for monthly news and notes about tasty gems, handy services, art, and changes on Grand Ave., west of 580.  –  LZ. Coming soon to the Lake Merrit Super Market The Shawerma-Falafel Mediterranean Grill and the Ice Cream & Yogurt Shop In our […]

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  • GRAND AVENUE, WEST OF 580 – OCTOBER 2014 Hello, Neighbors!  Watch this space for monthly news and notes about tasty gems, handy services, art, and changes on Grand Ave., west of 580.  –  LZ. Loring Café & Bar The Loring Café puts the “fun” in “funky”.  Walking inside feels like stepping backstage and finding the […]

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  • SPLASHPAD NEWSLETTER GRAND AVENUE, WEST OF 580 – September 2014 by LZ Hello, Neighbors!  Watch this space for monthly news and notes about tasty gems, handy services, art, and changes on Grand Ave., west of 580.  –  LZ. Bay Grape – Wine Shop & Community Gathering Place Open now! Official Grand Opening Party, Sat. Sept. […]

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  • SPLASHPAD NEWSLETTER — GRAND AVENUE, WEST OF 580 – AUGUST 2014 Hello, Neighbors! Watch this space for monthly news and notes about tasty gems, handy services, art, and changes on Grand Ave., west of 580. LZ Previous posts are archived HERE Harper Greer: Clothing with a Curvy Style This month we stroll uptown on Grand […]

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  • Hello, Neighbors!  Watch this space for monthly news and notes about tasty gems, handy services, art, and changes on Grand Ave., west of 580.  Previous blogs are archived HERE! –  LZ. OAKLAND MUNICIPAL BAND Something old, something new, free outdoor music, and red, white and blue! The Oakland Municipal Band’s free summer concerts begin Season […]

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  • SPLASHPAD NEWSLETTER — GRAND AVENUE, WEST OF 580 – May 2014 Hello, Neighbors!  Watch this space for monthly news and notes about tasty gems, handy services, art, and changes on Grand Ave., west of 580.  –  LZ. Barlago Italian Kitchen After a few private parties, Barlago Italian Kitchen quietly opened on April 24, 2014 at […]

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  • On Grand Ave., West of 580 Hello, Neighbors!  Watch this space for monthly news and notes about tasty gems, handy services, art, and changes on Grand Ave., west of 580.  –  LZ. News Flash: After a few private parties, Barlago Italian Kitchen quietly opened on April 24 at 550 Grand Ave. (former site of Zza’s).  […]

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  • On Grand Ave., West of 580 Hello, Neighbors!  Watch this space for monthly news and notes about tasty gems, handy services, art, and changes on Grand Ave., west of 580.  – LZ. East Bay Veterinary Clinic   The brand new East Bay Veterinary Clinic that opened in early February reveals no trace of Launderville Automatic […]

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