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#20 – Oktoberfest in Downtown RC

Put it on your calendar now!  Great beers, great bands, and a great community event.  A new event this year, the Peninsula Oktoberfest, will be taking place October 23rd at Courthouse Square (2200 Broadway). Peninsula Oktoberfest is a community event … Continue reading

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#19 – Martins West

Authentic Scottish food? You bet, and it’s right here in downtown in Redwood City. This “gastropub”, as it calls itself, incorporates California sensibility and modern riffs on traditional pub fare.  Martins West serves approachable, farm-fresh pub fare inspired by authentic … Continue reading

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#18 – Victorian Days at the Courthouse

The Old San Mateo County Courthouse building and beautiful stained glass dome, which has housed the San Mateo County History Museum for over 10 years, turned 100 years old in 2010. This Sunday, 9/12, from noon to 4pm, is the Victorian … Continue reading

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#17 – The Easter Cross

Ok, so not that it’s as iconic as Brazil’s big symbol to Christianity, but, it does beg the question — what’s a gigantic cross doing in the middle of the hills of Redwood City? And why is it worth seeing? … Continue reading

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#11 – Union Cemetery

Where else in Redwood City can you come as close as you’ll ever get to a veteran of the Civil War? Just down the road from yesterday’s entry, is Redwood City’s own Union Cemetery. Established in 1859, it consists of … Continue reading

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