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#22 Free Christmas Dinner

On Dec. 25, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Angela’s Bistro will be open and serving turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, vegetables and cranberry sauce—free of charge. Tuckers Ice Cream will be serving desert and Alameda Theater will be … Continue reading

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#21 Sometimes It’s Better To Enjoy Things Upside Down

Apple Walnut Pie that is! If you have never tried it, you are in for a treat! This is Debbie Shahvar’s signature desert, a cross between Apple pie and Tarte Tatin, featured at both Buttercup Grill in Oakland’s Jack London Square … Continue reading

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#18 R & B Cellars Holiday Shopping Deal

Are you worried about Christmas shopping? I’m not, even though Christmas is only 5 days away, and I have yet to shop for several family members and friends, I have a plan. I am going to give a gift that … Continue reading

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#15a Tonight – Tap Dancing Christmas Trees Beat Back The Grinch

  Tonight – Come out and show both your community and holiday spirit as Alameda’s own Tap Dancing Christmas Trees perform up and down Christmas Tree Lane to raise money to replace decorations recently stolen from several of the homes. … Continue reading

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#14 Hidden Treasures At Whales And Friends

This is the go-to place in Alameda for holiday gifts for those of all ages. I’ve found great stuffed animals and toys for the kids, beautiful jewelry for my sister and mother, and I even found a nique purse and … Continue reading

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#12 Christmas Trees Delivered, Setup (and after Christmas) Recycled

If you haven’t picked up your Christmas tree now is the time. One of the best services in town is provided by local Encinal Nursery. My family has a tradition of getting a 10′-12′ tree and very much appreciate not … Continue reading

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#9 Santa’s Workshop at Alameda Towne Centre

Santa is here and the kids have their wish lists ready. We’re off for our annual tradition to visit Santa at Alameda Towne Centre.  All through the month of December Santa’s house is set up to welcome young believers and … Continue reading

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