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Posted on June 23, 2021

Top 10 Places To Visit In Redwood City

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Redwood City is located approximately 27 miles from San Francisco and about 6 miles from Stanford University. A center of high-tech industry and the mid-point of the beautiful San Francisco Peninsula, Redwood City is known for its great climate and profound sense of community. The city enjoys 255 sunny days a year, which it boasts via the city slogan: "Climate Best by Government Test". There is so much to do in Redwood City, I wanted to…

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Posted on June 21, 2021

Beer garden bonaza

Have a drink (and a bit of space) at one of these local open-air destinations As many Californians prepare to venture out of their homes this summer with rising vaccination rates and eased COVID-19 restrictions, beer gardens, breweries and outdoor bars are great spots to beat the heat (while also maintaining a bit of social distancing).There are many go-to spots to visit up and down the Peninsula, even as there remains a bit of uncertainty regarding Open Streets programs'…

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Posted on June 21, 2021

Colorful 100-foot-long mural brightens downtown Redwood City

Colorful” seems too tame a description for a 100-foot-long mural which was painted last month on the formerly blank wall of a building at 55 Perry St., near the Caltrain tracks in downtown Redwood City. Oakland-based artist Jet Martinez is known for his dynamically patterned floral compositions, which take inspiration from the folk art of his native Mexico. The mural is entitled “Chrysanthemums (Amate)” and includes birds among the enormous blossoms. Martinez’…

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Posted on May 28, 2021

Peninsula Restaurant Week 2021: Find Neighborhood Dining Deals

Participating eateries are in Los Altos, Menlo Park, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Carlos & Stanford. REDWOOD CITY, CA — Support your area eateries during Peninsula Restaurant Week 2021, which runs through Saturday, May 22, the first-such venture launched by Embarcadero Media and partners, bringing with it dining deals for locals from local establishments. "As a local business ourselves, we at Embarcadero Media understand the hardships restaurants…

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Posted on May 28, 2021

Kick Back this Memorial Day Weekend with Wagyu Burgers and Korean Corndogs

Welcome to the Weekend Digest, with recs for what to eat, drink, read, and watch   May 27 What to Eat As all good eaters know, Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of prime burger season, and there are so many juicy ones to stalk around town. One recent addition: Wilder restaurant in the Marina, the new rough and rowdy spot from the Westwood team, has a new burger for your consideration. Chef Jesus Dominguez spent a decade at Michelin-starred Taj Campton Place, before coming…

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Posted on May 12, 2021

New Downtown Redwood City 100-Foot Mural Aims To Unite Cultures

Bay Area artist Jet Martinez spoke with Patch about the inspiration behind a "showstopping" mural that highlights Redwood City's history. REDWOOD CITY, CA — After Bay Area artist Jet Martinez was commissioned to paint a 100-foot-long mural in downtown Redwood City, he began digging into the city's history. Martinez knew that Mexican explorers were among the first to settle in the area in the 1700s. He found that in the early 1900s, the city was known as the chrysanthemum…

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Posted on May 5, 2021

Where to find new public art on the Midpeninsula

Displays include sculptures at Stanford, Redwood City murals and Palo Alto microgrant projects Public art continues to blossom this spring, with new works popping up around the Midpeninsula. A few highlights are listed below. Redwood City A new, 100-foot mural is underway at 55 Perry St. in downtown Redwood City, which honors the city's history of growing chrysanthemums, and the farming community that grew them. The mural, by artist Jet Martinez, offers vibrant colors and a…

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Posted on March 26, 2021

Art Kiosk : A Difficult Conversation by Corey McCall

A Difficult Conversation: a commemoration' offers powerful juxtaposition in paint Art Kiosk portraits celebrate Black power, mourn systemic racism Bay Area painter Corey McCall's new exhibition at the Art Kiosk in downtown Redwood City, "A Difficult Conversation: a commemoration," is a powerful juxtaposition of tragedy and hope, of loss and inspiration. The installation, on view until April 11, features 13 bold and brightly colored oil paintings of Black leaders and luminaries —…

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Posted on March 16, 2021

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