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What is LAB 200?

LAB 200 is a creative collaboration space for makers, artisans, entrepreneurs and those that support their growth. On the east side of the mezzanine (those windows you see upstairs from Castro Valley Boulevard!), LAB 200 members benefit from being part of a collective.

Thanksgiving Wine Recommendations from Cordial Bottle Shop

Simon Tingstrom of Cordial Bottle Shop (and the future Sobremesa Cellar + Lounge in the Castro Valley Marketplace) rescues us with some wine advice.

A Love Letter to Castro Valley

You’ve been waiting for a place to gather. A place to meet a friend for a drink. Or get out for a last-minute date night. A local place where your kids are welcome, and adults will truly enjoy.

Donna Layburn, curator of good things

I loved the Alameda Marketplace, an oasis of good food on Park Street in Alameda, long before I got to interview its founder. The brick building filled…