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Ghost Walks Enhance Benicia Halloween Season

Ghost Walks Enhance Benicia Halloween Season

Benicia’s paranormal history makes for spooky Ghost Walks that enhance the Halloween Season. Dine at the Union Hotel Restaurant and you might wind up with a corporeal companion at your table.

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Vallejo and Benicia Benefit from New Jobs on Mare Island

Vallejo and Benicia Benefit from New Jobs on Mare Island

The Historic Naval Base in Vallejo is booming with business. From distillery to dry docks, the former base is seeing a resurgence in activity.

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Benicia’s Zombie, Ghost and Scarecrow Invasion

Benicia’s Zombie, Ghost and Scarecrow Invasion

Kids and adults will enjoy scarecrows descending across Benicia, a Pet Parade and Costume Contest, trick or treating on First Street, Haunted House and more.

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Benicia Tattoo Art Reflects Culture and Personality

Benicia Tattoo Art Reflects Culture and Personality

The ancient art of tattooing has endured through history. Using one’s body as a statement-making canvas is still as popular as it has ever been.

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Local Brew Pubs Get Into The Spirit of October

Local Brew Pubs Get Into The Spirit of October

Local Benicia residents have many opportunities to experience Oktoberfest. The closest offering takes place in Concord October 12 and 13 but great Brew Pubs all around the East Bay keep the festivities accessible all month long.

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Q and A with Benicia’s Jack Bethards, Custom Pipe Organ Builder

Q and A with Benicia’s Jack Bethards, Custom Pipe Organ Builder

Jack Bethards, owner of Shoenstien & Co., shares his expertise building extraordinary, meticulously crafted pipe organs—a childhood dream come true.

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Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Gallery Showcases Joyful Artwork in November

Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Gallery Showcases Joyful Artwork in November

Benicia, for a small town, is fortunate to have a wonderful, light-filled art gallery housed in our Public Library. Works by local artist Ruth Stanton is on display Oct-Nov 2018.

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Benicia Plein Air Gallery Features JoAnn McMahon

Benicia Plein Air Gallery Features JoAnn McMahon

This month’s featured artist shares her enthusiasm for plein air painting and where she finds inspiration.

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Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Music you love at local venues continues in October. Check out your favorite bands at Lucca Beer Garden, Vallejo’s Empress Theatre, Uptown Theatre in Napa and Freight & Salvage in Berkeley.

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Happenings

Looking Back

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Ghost Walks Enhance Benicia Halloween Season

Ghost Walks Enhance Benicia Halloween Season

Benicia’s paranormal history makes for spooky Ghost Walks that enhance the Halloween Season. Dine at the Union Hotel Restaurant and you might wind up with a corporeal companion at your table.

Comments

Vallejo and Benicia Benefit from New Jobs on Mare Island

Vallejo and Benicia Benefit from New Jobs on Mare Island

The Historic Naval Base in Vallejo is booming with business. From distillery to dry docks, the former base is seeing a resurgence in activity.

Comments

Benicia’s Zombie, Ghost and Scarecrow Invasion

Benicia’s Zombie, Ghost and Scarecrow Invasion

Kids and adults will enjoy scarecrows descending across Benicia, a Pet Parade and Costume Contest, trick or treating on First Street, Haunted House and more.

Comments

Benicia Tattoo Art Reflects Culture and Personality

Benicia Tattoo Art Reflects Culture and Personality

The ancient art of tattooing has endured through history. Using one’s body as a statement-making canvas is still as popular as it has ever been.

Comments

Local Brew Pubs Get Into The Spirit of October

Local Brew Pubs Get Into The Spirit of October

Local Benicia residents have many opportunities to experience Oktoberfest. The closest offering takes place in Concord October 12 and 13 but great Brew Pubs all around the East Bay keep the festivities accessible all month long.

Comments

Q and A with Benicia’s Jack Bethards, Custom Pipe Organ Builder

Q and A with Benicia’s Jack Bethards, Custom Pipe Organ Builder

Jack Bethards, owner of Shoenstien & Co., shares his expertise building extraordinary, meticulously crafted pipe organs—a childhood dream come true.

Comments

Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Gallery Showcases Joyful Artwork in November

Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Gallery Showcases Joyful Artwork in November

Benicia, for a small town, is fortunate to have a wonderful, light-filled art gallery housed in our Public Library. Works by local artist Ruth Stanton is on display Oct-Nov 2018.

Comments

Benicia Plein Air Gallery Features JoAnn McMahon

Benicia Plein Air Gallery Features JoAnn McMahon

This month’s featured artist shares her enthusiasm for plein air painting and where she finds inspiration.

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Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Music you love at local venues continues in October. Check out your favorite bands at Lucca Beer Garden, Vallejo’s Empress Theatre, Uptown Theatre in Napa and Freight & Salvage in Berkeley.

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Sustainability

Looking Back

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Ghost Walks Enhance Benicia Halloween Season

Ghost Walks Enhance Benicia Halloween Season

Benicia’s paranormal history makes for spooky Ghost Walks that enhance the Halloween Season. Dine at the Union Hotel Restaurant and you might wind up with a corporeal companion at your table.

Comments

Vallejo and Benicia Benefit from New Jobs on Mare Island

Vallejo and Benicia Benefit from New Jobs on Mare Island

The Historic Naval Base in Vallejo is booming with business. From distillery to dry docks, the former base is seeing a resurgence in activity.

Comments

Benicia’s Zombie, Ghost and Scarecrow Invasion

Benicia’s Zombie, Ghost and Scarecrow Invasion

Kids and adults will enjoy scarecrows descending across Benicia, a Pet Parade and Costume Contest, trick or treating on First Street, Haunted House and more.

Comments

Benicia Tattoo Art Reflects Culture and Personality

Benicia Tattoo Art Reflects Culture and Personality

The ancient art of tattooing has endured through history. Using one’s body as a statement-making canvas is still as popular as it has ever been.

Comments

Local Brew Pubs Get Into The Spirit of October

Local Brew Pubs Get Into The Spirit of October

Local Benicia residents have many opportunities to experience Oktoberfest. The closest offering takes place in Concord October 12 and 13 but great Brew Pubs all around the East Bay keep the festivities accessible all month long.

Comments

Q and A with Benicia’s Jack Bethards, Custom Pipe Organ Builder

Q and A with Benicia’s Jack Bethards, Custom Pipe Organ Builder

Jack Bethards, owner of Shoenstien & Co., shares his expertise building extraordinary, meticulously crafted pipe organs—a childhood dream come true.

Comments

Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Gallery Showcases Joyful Artwork in November

Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Gallery Showcases Joyful Artwork in November

Benicia, for a small town, is fortunate to have a wonderful, light-filled art gallery housed in our Public Library. Works by local artist Ruth Stanton is on display Oct-Nov 2018.

Comments

Benicia Plein Air Gallery Features JoAnn McMahon

Benicia Plein Air Gallery Features JoAnn McMahon

This month’s featured artist shares her enthusiasm for plein air painting and where she finds inspiration.

Comments

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Music you love at local venues continues in October. Check out your favorite bands at Lucca Beer Garden, Vallejo’s Empress Theatre, Uptown Theatre in Napa and Freight & Salvage in Berkeley.

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Bites & Sips

A blog about all things food and drink

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Ghost Walks Enhance Benicia Halloween Season

Ghost Walks Enhance Benicia Halloween Season

Benicia’s paranormal history makes for spooky Ghost Walks that enhance the Halloween Season. Dine at the Union Hotel Restaurant and you might wind up with a corporeal companion at your table.

Comments

Vallejo and Benicia Benefit from New Jobs on Mare Island

Vallejo and Benicia Benefit from New Jobs on Mare Island

The Historic Naval Base in Vallejo is booming with business. From distillery to dry docks, the former base is seeing a resurgence in activity.

Comments

Benicia’s Zombie, Ghost and Scarecrow Invasion

Benicia’s Zombie, Ghost and Scarecrow Invasion

Kids and adults will enjoy scarecrows descending across Benicia, a Pet Parade and Costume Contest, trick or treating on First Street, Haunted House and more.

Comments

Benicia Tattoo Art Reflects Culture and Personality

Benicia Tattoo Art Reflects Culture and Personality

The ancient art of tattooing has endured through history. Using one’s body as a statement-making canvas is still as popular as it has ever been.

Comments

Local Brew Pubs Get Into The Spirit of October

Local Brew Pubs Get Into The Spirit of October

Local Benicia residents have many opportunities to experience Oktoberfest. The closest offering takes place in Concord October 12 and 13 but great Brew Pubs all around the East Bay keep the festivities accessible all month long.

Comments

Q and A with Benicia’s Jack Bethards, Custom Pipe Organ Builder

Q and A with Benicia’s Jack Bethards, Custom Pipe Organ Builder

Jack Bethards, owner of Shoenstien & Co., shares his expertise building extraordinary, meticulously crafted pipe organs—a childhood dream come true.

Comments

Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Gallery Showcases Joyful Artwork in November

Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Gallery Showcases Joyful Artwork in November

Benicia, for a small town, is fortunate to have a wonderful, light-filled art gallery housed in our Public Library. Works by local artist Ruth Stanton is on display Oct-Nov 2018.

Comments

Benicia Plein Air Gallery Features JoAnn McMahon

Benicia Plein Air Gallery Features JoAnn McMahon

This month’s featured artist shares her enthusiasm for plein air painting and where she finds inspiration.

Comments

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Music you love at local venues continues in October. Check out your favorite bands at Lucca Beer Garden, Vallejo’s Empress Theatre, Uptown Theatre in Napa and Freight & Salvage in Berkeley.

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Travel

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Ghost Walks Enhance Benicia Halloween Season

Ghost Walks Enhance Benicia Halloween Season

Benicia’s paranormal history makes for spooky Ghost Walks that enhance the Halloween Season. Dine at the Union Hotel Restaurant and you might wind up with a corporeal companion at your table.

Comments

Vallejo and Benicia Benefit from New Jobs on Mare Island

Vallejo and Benicia Benefit from New Jobs on Mare Island

The Historic Naval Base in Vallejo is booming with business. From distillery to dry docks, the former base is seeing a resurgence in activity.

Comments

Benicia’s Zombie, Ghost and Scarecrow Invasion

Benicia’s Zombie, Ghost and Scarecrow Invasion

Kids and adults will enjoy scarecrows descending across Benicia, a Pet Parade and Costume Contest, trick or treating on First Street, Haunted House and more.

Comments

Benicia Tattoo Art Reflects Culture and Personality

Benicia Tattoo Art Reflects Culture and Personality

The ancient art of tattooing has endured through history. Using one’s body as a statement-making canvas is still as popular as it has ever been.

Comments

Local Brew Pubs Get Into The Spirit of October

Local Brew Pubs Get Into The Spirit of October

Local Benicia residents have many opportunities to experience Oktoberfest. The closest offering takes place in Concord October 12 and 13 but great Brew Pubs all around the East Bay keep the festivities accessible all month long.

Comments

Q and A with Benicia’s Jack Bethards, Custom Pipe Organ Builder

Q and A with Benicia’s Jack Bethards, Custom Pipe Organ Builder

Jack Bethards, owner of Shoenstien & Co., shares his expertise building extraordinary, meticulously crafted pipe organs—a childhood dream come true.

Comments

Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Gallery Showcases Joyful Artwork in November

Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Gallery Showcases Joyful Artwork in November

Benicia, for a small town, is fortunate to have a wonderful, light-filled art gallery housed in our Public Library. Works by local artist Ruth Stanton is on display Oct-Nov 2018.

Comments

Benicia Plein Air Gallery Features JoAnn McMahon

Benicia Plein Air Gallery Features JoAnn McMahon

This month’s featured artist shares her enthusiasm for plein air painting and where she finds inspiration.

Comments

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Music you love at local venues continues in October. Check out your favorite bands at Lucca Beer Garden, Vallejo’s Empress Theatre, Uptown Theatre in Napa and Freight & Salvage in Berkeley.

Comments

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Style

Benicia has style and this blog is the place to find it! From art to sports; books to home & garden, fashion, food and fun to favorite haunts & jaunts. It’s all about living with style.

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Travel

Day trips, weekend getaways and vacation destinations are the focus of this blog. Food & wine, The Lake Tahoe area and California’s wine country will feature prominently.

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Happenings

Looking for something to do? This blog has it all - events, sports, civic matters, festivals, music, art, history and everything that’s happing in Benicia, as well as events in Solano County and the greater Bay Area.

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Sustainability

This blog will focus on sustainability matters of all types including green living. Watch for tips on how to reduce your carbon footprint, what’s happening at the City level, how private businesses are doing their part, news from Benicia’s Sustainability Commission, Benicia Community Garden updates and more.

   

Bites & Sips

Food, wine, spirits, news, reviews, recipes, tips, coupons & more!

 

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