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California Modern - Inside the Inspired World of an Eichler Home

By Deborah Burstyn, Mar 25, 2016, Categories: Life+Style

Northeast Walnut Creek is a mélange of architectural styles, but none are as popular right now as the mid-20th century homes developed by Joseph Eichler. Built between 1949 and 1966, Eichler’s compact geometric homes helped define the popular style that came to be known as “California Modern.”

Architectural Icon - Stunning art and film museum reopens in Berkeley

By Lou Fancher, Mar 24, 2016, Categories: Entertainment

Founded in 1963, BAMPFA is an exhibition space and resource center for both film and the arts. Its collection encompasses over 19,000 works of art and 17,500 films and videos in 25,000-square-feet of versatile gallery space, along with a huge library of cinematic archives.

Art Boom - Public art is popping up all over the city

By Pam Kessler, Mar 24, 2016, Categories: News

People today often seem blind to their surroundings, absorbed talking on their phones or plugged into headphones listening to music. Public Art pieces break up ordinary life and provides a new way to experience the city.

Basque in the Glow - Authentic Spanish bistro Teleferic Barcelona serves tasty bites

By Alix Wall, Mar 23, 2016, Categories: Eat+Drink

Talk about buzz. Xavi Padrosa was already feeling upbeat about the praise he’d been receiving for his new restaurant, Teleferic Barcelona, when one of the most respected chefs in the world came in to dine.



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