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Annual Cinco de Mayo festival celebrates culture

Annual Cinco de Mayo festival celebrates culture
May 10, 2018

The city of Hayward celebrated Cinco De Mayo with the annual festival on B Street last weekend. The festival was organized by La Alianza de Hayward, a local nonprofit community organization, Hayward...

San Leandro invests in downtown development

Photo courtesy of City of San Leandro
November 3, 2017

New bars and restaurants attract a different crowd. Five years ago you might have clutched your belongings and power-walked to your car while leaving the Downtown San Leandro Safeway on Hesperian Boulevard....

Downtown Hayward hosts Cinco De Mayo festivities

Downtown Hayward hosts Cinco De Mayo festivities
May 10, 2017

Several local ‘Ballet Folklórico’ companies, made up mostly of children dressed in colorful, intricate costumes, were the focal point of Hayward’s Cinco de Mayo Festival last Saturday. “I feel...

Hayward planning commission approves further downtown development

Hayward planning commission approves further downtown development
May 10, 2017

The Hayward City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1 in favor of a proposal to construct a 144-room, three-story condominium building and a 93-room Marriott Inn hotel on Mission Boulevard, as well as a 2,775-square-foot...

Bar re-opens in downtown Hayward: Dirty Bird flies from South to North

Bar re-opens in downtown Hayward: Dirty Bird flies from South to North
April 19, 2017

Originally located on Mission Blvd. between Industrial Boulevard and Tennyson Road in South Hayward, The Dirty Bird Lounge’s dimly lit neon lights were barely visible from the street. The dark...

The Book Shops says goodbye

The Book Shops says goodbye
March 7, 2017

Its an end of an era for The Book Shop on B St. in Hayward. No longer will the familiar greeting of Renee Rettig welcome customers into the store or the shelves of books in the back that covered subjects...

South Hayward’s dive bar set to reopen on B Street

South Hayward’s dive bar set to reopen on B Street
February 15, 2017

If you’ve driven down Mission Boulevard in Hayward, the Dirty Bird Lounge’s flickering neon sign may have caught your eye, but its rustic outer appearance could have quickly diverted your interest....

Hayward keeps it lit on Saturday

Hayward keeps it lit on Saturday
December 6, 2016

The holiday season officially kicks off in Hayward on Saturday when the city hosts its annual tree lighting celebration. The tree will be located on B and Watkins Streets in Downtown Hayward near city...

Classic gaming comes to Hayward

Classic gaming comes to Hayward
October 8, 2016

It's an early Friday night in downtown Hayward and families and college students wander up and down B Street. A beer brewery, frozen yogurt shop and movie theater line the block, but it seems everyone...

Bicyclists rope rodeo in Downtown Hayward

Bicyclists rope rodeo in Downtown Hayward
May 20, 2015

When you hear the word rodeo, bicycles aren’t the first thing that come to mind. The City of Hayward and bicycle shop Cyclepath Hayward teamed up to create the first ever bike rodeo in downtown on...

Want some gaming with your coffee?

Want some gaming with your coffee?
February 5, 2015

Settled in between an acupuncture office and a nail salon, on B Street between Main Street and Foothill Boulevard, Downtown Hayward’s Kin Cafe will transform from a coffee shop into a computer game room. Originally,...

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