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Paul McCartney Concert: Hello to Levi’s Stadium, or Goodbye to Candlestick?

Paul McCartney Concert: Hello to Levi’s Stadium, or Goodbye to Candlestick?

It’s another “Hello, Goodbye” situation for Sir Paul McCartney. Hello to the new 49er’s stadium in Santa Clara, or goodbye to old Candlestick Park?

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Forbes Spotlights SoFA District Arts Hub Anno Domini

Forbes Spotlights SoFA District Arts Hub Anno Domini

San Jose had a rare non-tech headline on Forbes.com this week with a blog post on local champions of the arts Cherri Lakey and Brian Eder, founders of Anno Domini art gallery in the SoFA District.

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Paper Plane Bring Craft Cocktails and Bar Bites to San Jose

Paper Plane Bring Craft Cocktails and Bar Bites to San Jose

The names Original Gravity and Paper Plane almost sound like opposing ideas, but these neighboring spots share a co-owner and in a sense, a concept: drinks and bar bites. Whereas the former serves up pints and upscale sausages and hot dogs, the latter, Paper Plane, serves barrel-aged and handcrafted cocktails, house-made punches and a well-rounded menu of elaborate small plates.

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The English Beat Skank to The Blank Club

The English Beat Skank to The Blank Club

Hard touring second wave ska act The English Beat will make a stop on April 18 at The Blank Club before jetting off to the land down under.

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Pinot Paradise Highlights Santa Cruz Mountains as Top Pinot Producers

Pinot Paradise Highlights Santa Cruz Mountains as Top Pinot Producers

Lest the South Bay—or its products—continue any longer without an idyllic nickname, Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association may have thought up a worthy successor to “Valley of Heart’s Delight” when they named their event Pinot Paradise.

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Review: Chocatoo Packs Cornucopia of Candy into Little Package

Review: Chocatoo Packs Cornucopia of Candy into Little Package

“Chocatoo” might describe an avian from the peppermint forests of Candyland or perhaps Count Chocula’s new pet bird (made of marshmallow, of course). But in real life, the playful name is better understood as the name of a dessert shop that offers chocolate, but many other sweets, too.

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Former Napster CEO Aims to End Homelessness in Five Years

Former Napster CEO Aims to End Homelessness in Five Years

“We really never want to call ourselves a “program” because that implies curfews and drug tests and other restrictions. We do something completely different.”

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Psycho Donut’s Offers ‘Toe Jam’ Doughnut, Benefit Party for Bigfoot Discovery Museum

Psycho Donut’s Offers ‘Toe Jam’ Doughnut, Benefit Party for Bigfoot Discovery Museum

Psycho Donuts in Campbell is hosting the Bigfoot Event art show to benefit the Bigfoot Discovery Museum on April 12, with more than 22 artists selling their Bigfoot-inspired pieces. The Bigfoot Discovery Museum in Felton, near Santa Cruz, was opened by Michael Rugg and Paula…

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San Jose Skate to Close in May

San Jose Skate to Close in May

Due to waning interest in skating and accompanying lower revenues, San Jose Skate has decided that closure of the rink is the best option.

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Review: Ciano’s Modern Latin Flavors Delivers Attractive Cuisine

Review: Ciano’s Modern Latin Flavors Delivers Attractive Cuisine

If a restaurant could ever be said to have plumage, the bold-hued decor of Ciano’s Modern Latin Flavors would qualify. It’s much like the presentation of the food at Ciano’s: dishes are plated attractively, with obvious attention paid to highlighting the ingredients’ colors and textures, but it’s not over the top.

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