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#38 – Shoredogs Dog Park

Got a pooch?  Then head on over to the ‘065, near the end of Radio Road to Shoredog Park — let your dogs run off leash in this park that can accommodate both large and small doggies.

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#34 – Alana’s Cafe

Located at 1020 Main St., is an historic, grand old Victorian house, in which you feel miles away from the hustle and bustle of downtown — in it, you’ll find a wonderful casual restaurant, Alana’s Cafe. “Quaint” just begins to describe … Continue reading

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#33 – The Living Room

Located at 2048 Broadway in downtown, the Living Room is a cool place to “just hang out”. Featuring a variety of international (and domestic) beers, wine “on tap”, and food as well, it’s a comfortable environment to eat, drink, watch … Continue reading

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#32 – County Historical Museum

Housed in the old San Mateo County Courthouse at 2200 Broadway, the History Museum is where  the rich history of the county is preserved and made it accessible to the public.  They host exhibits detailing the history and development of … Continue reading

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#31 – Bonsai Sushi

Ok, so technically, yes, it’s just a stone’s throw outside of Redwood City (in Atherton), but I’m paying some props too because of the long time that Bonsai used to reside in downtown RC (before the Century Theater gobbled up … Continue reading

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#30 – The Arts & Olives Festival

The 13th Annual Arts & Olive Festival at Cañada College, will be held on Sunday, October 3th, 2010, from 10am to 5pm. The Arts & Olive Festival is a celebration with a rustic olive theme, and takes place on the … Continue reading

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#29 – Zoppe’s Italian Family Circus

Clowns, trapezes, and dancing dogs — no, this isn’t a Federico Fellini film , but rather an enchanting exhibition of traditional European circus.  I saw this last time when they came to Redwood City, and it’s a very fun and … Continue reading

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#28 – Emerald Hills Railway

Before you say “what the h…?”, yes, you read that correctly. Ok, so this is not going to be for everyone, but it’s something neat, quirky, and so not-very-well-known that it deserves a bit of fanfare. Plus, it’s free and … Continue reading

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#27 – The Lathrop House

One of the Peninsula’s oldest mansions, this classic example of early “Steamboat Gothic” architecture was built in 1863 as the residence of San Mateo County’s first Clerk, Recorder and Assessor, Benjamin G. Lathrop. Later the residence of Union General Patrick … Continue reading

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#26 – “The Beer Garden”, aka Gourmet Haus Staudt

Well before this place became famous for an Apple employee losing a prototype iPhone, the Gourmet Haus Staudt has been and continues to be a great place for beer aficionados to sample all manners of Bavarian brew and grub.  Located … Continue reading

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