Bay Meadows Blog

The 2015 San Mateo Photo Contest Has Launched!

Show your San Mateo pride! As we develop community, we want to see how you live or play at Bay Meadows and beyond. Give a nod to your favorite local events, businesses, places and people. Capture your favorite bicycle destination, public art piece or that must-have bowl of Ramen! Share your fun San Mateo lifestyle photos with our community by …

Step Inside Osteria Coppa Italian Restaurant with Julie Shenkman

Located in downtown San Mateo, Osteria Coppa specializes in fresh, modern Italian cuisine. They feature handcrafted pasta, hand stretched thin-crust Neapolitan style pizza, antipasti, house cured salumi, and other Italian specialties. The menu changes regularly, based on the offerings of local purveyors, artisans and farmers. Osteria Coppa shares what they love most about San Mateo: ‘The diversity and accessibility. It’s centrally located to the …

5 of our Favorite Instagram Apps

To get your creative juices flowing and take those pictures to the next level, we’ve picked 4 of our favorite Instagram apps used by photographers, video personalities, fashion bloggers, and famous foodies to make your pics stand out from the pack. Scroll through our current app obsessions, download the ones that strike your fancy--then get to submitting your favorite photos …

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Roosters Men’s
Grooming Center

That old saw “a shave and a hair-cut” doesn’t begin to explain the pampering that gents are in store for at the new-ish barber shop at 405 South B Street in downtown San Mateo. Roosters …

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Next DIG IT Class: Tomatoes
101!

Do you have questions about growing tomatoes? Then join us Saturday, April 4th from 1-2PM for the next DIG IT class at Persimmon Park - Tomatoes 101! We'll be talking about choosing varieties, the best …

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Mosey with us in March

Love a local adventure? Hop on the mobile app Mosey! Share your favorite ways to spend a Sunday in San Mateo with us at @baymeadowslife. We'll pick our favorites to showcase on the Bay Meadows …

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Janice Thacher of Bay Meadows' developer Wilson Meany (2nd from left) discusses Peninsula projects

Real estate forum
highlights hot Peninsula market

The Bay Area real estate market continues to heat up and a surge of new office and residential projects are in San Mateo's pipeline. “This is the north [San Mateo] county’s time,” said Mike Moran of …

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Fresh Indoor Garden Ideas

Open the windows, sweep off the patio and usher in spring! Here are some easy ways to incorporate the fresh new season into your Bay Meadows home and blur the lines where inside meets outdoors …

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Meet our Residents at Bay
Meadows

Mabel and Jeff are two of the nicest people I’ve ever met and so I was thrilled when they became residents of Canterbury at Bay Meadows.  Aside from being wonderfully engaged residents who love to …

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WebDAM recruiter and Bay Meadows resident James Holder

The 5 minute commute,
brought to you by Bay Meadows

James and his husband just moved from San Francisco’s Nob Hill to live in the Field House apartments at Bay Meadows. Sure, they were attracted by the stylish design, new construction and luxurious amenities. The …

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Eat Like You’re Irish

St. Patrick's Day is coming up on March 17th, which means that whether or not we actually have Irish ancestry, we get to pretend to be Irish anyway. If you are looking for fun with …

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Spring Vegetable and
Planting Class!

Join us Saturday, March 7th from 1-2PM for the next class in the DIG IT series: Let's Get Growing! This is a fun introductory class to everything you need to know about planting spring and summer …

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Frank Vargas of Townsend Management Inc.

Construction milestones
checked off at Bay Meadows

Roadways, cable, gas, electric, water, streetlights, even the sewer. Done and done! These are some of the elements comprising Bay Meadows’ infrastructure, which is now 100 percent complete. And that feat is thanks, in part, to …

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Local Nutritionist, Julene
Montgomery Joins us to …

Julene Montgomery of Montgomery Nutrition is Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition®.  She is a graduate of Bauman College and is a certified Nutrition Consultant as well as a Certified Gluten Practitioner in our hometown of …

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San Mateo adopts visionary
new transportation plan

San Mateo recently became only the third city in California to adopt a visionary new policy that encompasses prioritizing maximum safety standards for street-planning. The “Vision Zero” policy won affirmation from the city council as …

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Going Gluten-Free? Paleo
Palate? Grab a Recipe or …

Whether a New Year’s resolution or a complete lifestyle change, eating a healthier diet is on everybody’s to-do list. Today it is easier than ever as a large portion of society gravitates to Gluten-free and …

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Hillsdale – all about
entertainment and dining

Bay Meadows' neighbor, the Hillsdale Shopping Center, is about to undergo a massive transformation. You might say, this won't be your grandmother's (or mother's) mall. While Hillsdale, located at Sixty 31st Avenue in San Mateo, has always been a …

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San Mateo Startups Maturing
into Seasoned Brands 

As the epicenter of business in the Bay Area spreads from the traditional hubs of the South Bay and San Francisco and into the center of the Peninsula, new companies are flocking to San Mateo. It …

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Welcome Best of Burma to
San Mateo

The flavors of Burma just got a little closer to home. We warmly welcome our new neighbor, Best of Burma to San Mateo! Located in Downtown San Mateo at 146 East 3rd Avenue, this new …

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Trends shaping workplace
environments

With the unparalleled economic growth underway in the Bay Area, competition for workforce talent is unrelenting. An attractive workplace is not only vital for business productivity and efficiency, it’s essential in order to draw top …

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Date-worthy Destinations

Looking for a romantic date night idea but want to skip the cliché dinner and movie combo? Whether you're looking for a way to celebrate a special anniversary or to spice up a free evening, …

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“Bay Meadows is
Convenient, New and Well …

This month we are sharing the love and featuring one of our top selling real estate agents at Bay Meadows. Meet Nick Delis. He's sold 3 homes at Bay Meadows and regularly keeps in touch …

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San Mateo's economic development director Marcus Clarke

San Mateo featured on
KQED’s …

KQED, the Bay Area's award-winning public radio station, featured the city of San Mateo in a recent story for the station's "BoomTown" series. Below is a copy of the transcript for that segment. To listen to the …

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Fame By Frame Wows with
Talent and Local Love.

We heart San Mateo! Thank you to all the talented photographers who participated in Bay Meadows’ Fame by Frame pop-up. Hundreds of folks celebrated #BayMeadowsLife and showed some hometown pride with local love notes pinned …

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Broccoli Shoots, Arugula
Blossoms, and Edible Winter …

Happy belated New Year to everyone! As you can see from the beautiful edible bouquet pictured above, the Community Garden at Persimmon Park has been enjoying this unseasonably warm January weather. In the bouquet, you'll find purple curly …

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Chinese Lunar New Year

Xin Nian Kuai Le! Celebrate
the Chinese Lunar New …

Xin Nian Kuai Le! February 19th marks the 2015 Chinese Lunar New Year. It’s the most important of Chinese holidays, kicking off a celebration that lasts for 15 days and culminates with the Lantern Festival. …

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Marketing guru Guy Kawasaki will speak at this year's Startup Conference.

Top Bay Area Business
Events for 2015

For all you movers and shakers too busy innovating to plan your 2015 professional calendars, Bay Meadows is here to help. We’ve done the research on the essential Bay Area business events in the upcoming year, …

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Take Out, Eat In at San
Mateo Chinese Restaurants

Gather your friends for some dim sum, create a Chinese banquet to celebrate the Lunar New Year, or call ahead to spend an evening picnicking at home with chopsticks and a favorite flick. We’ve rounded …

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Marsala is the 2015 Pantone
Color of the Year

Pantone bids farewell to Radiant Orchid and welcomes in Marsala. Every year the Pantone Color Institute nominates a Color of the Year, forecasting which specific hue designers and consumers will all be using, wearing, and …

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San Mateo recognized for
leading in energy …

San Mateo took another top spot in the nation this week when the city was recognized as one of 50 communities throughout the country that are leading the way on energy efficiency. At a press event …

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Take a Spin with Ruthanne
at Revelry Fitness

Remember those resolutions?  Revelry Fitness is your solution to train, transform and transcend! Whether you recently moved to San Mateo or have enjoyed our hometown for a bit, signing up for a specialized fitness class …

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Meet Nine Rubies Knitting

Nine Rubies Knitting opened its doors in 2006, the creation of a mother-and-daughter team, Saloni Howard-Sarin & Sudha Sarin to provide crafty customers with high-quality knitting supplies and patterns. We asked the mother-daughter team how they …

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San Mateo metro region #1
in “Best Performing …

While the Bay Area’s economic boom marches on, the region was officially recognized for its phenomenal growth by the Milken Institute. The San Francisco/San Mateo/Redwood City metro region was named #1 in the Institute’s recent …

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Philz Up in San Mateo

A good cup of coffee can make your whole day, and getting your local caffeine fix just got even more convenient. The increasingly popular Philz Coffee has made its way to downtown San Mateo in …

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2014: The Year in Numbers

Where did 2014 go? Seems like yesterday that the Welcome Center had just gone up and there were only a few dozen residents living at Bay Meadows. It’s 2015 and an entire community has sprung up. …

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Happy Boxing Day!

December 26th is traditionally known as “Boxing Day” in the U.K., a holiday the day after Christmas to manage all those boxes from holiday gifts.With the Bay Meadows’ community embracing environmental sustainability and so many …

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Happy Holidays from the
Garden!

Thanks to everyone who attended the December's DIG IT class! We had a Winter Gardening Q&A session with Mike the Gardener and Stefani Bittner, co-owner of Star Apple Edible Gardens. There were lots of great questions and …

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Stylin’ for the
Holidays 

Frantically trying to get ready for that holiday mixer or just in need of some pampering and stress relief amid the season’s demands? We’ve got the goods to make sure you’re properly appointed for the …

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100 Reasons WHY We Love San
Mateo: January 23

Tell a neighbor, invite a friend! San Mateo and SF Peninsula neighbors are invited to join us to see 100 reasons why we love living in San Mateo. 2014 has been a fabulous and fun …

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Tips from Talbot’s on
Winter Biking

Winter is upon us. For some of us working on a car-free lifestyle, that means finding clever ways to bring home a Christmas Tree on our bikes (see great article on just how to do …

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On Our Wish List

We've been busy hunting for favorite finds to enhance the Bay Meadows and Peninsula lifestyle enjoyed throughout the year. Enjoy this handy list of ideas for everyone on your list, arranged by personality and price  …

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Breakfast at Nini’s

Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day, fueling you with energy and nutrients. If you’re looking for a satisfying and hearty way to start your day – look no further than our …

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Construction propels
forward

As 2014 comes to a close, we’re taking stock of all the changes on the Bay Meadows horizon: Hundreds of new residents are making friends with their fellow neighbors. New homes continue to spring up. …

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Winter Rains Come to the
Garden!

The winter rains have finally arrived! It's been great waking up to the sound of rain against the window. Despite the colder, wetter weather, there's still plenty going on in the Community Garden at Persimmon …

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Destination Downtown San
Mateo – Tree Lighting …

Bundle up and bring a friend, San Mateo is kicking off the season in style on December 7th. The Caltrain Holiday Train is headed through San Mateo and Santa will make an appearance on an …

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Home Sweet (Gingerbread)
Home

Nothing makes a more impressive centerpiece during the holidays than a homemade gingerbread house.  Line-up that fondant, those candy canes, gum drops and more. It's time to gather together to create something special for all …

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Small Biz Saturday, San
Mateo Style

While Black Friday is often a rush to the malls and Cyber Monday is all about internet shopping, thank goodness the Saturday after Thanksgiving is focused on small businesses! Small Business Saturday was created five years …

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Tips for a Beautiful,
Bountiful Thanksgiving Feast

The scent of a seasonal bounty in the kitchen is a wonderful way to kick off the holiday season. This year, invite family and friends to feast at your first autumnal potluck in your new …

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Fame by Frame: Captured!
Public Art, Persimmon Park, …

San Mateo is showing its local love and sharing a few of the reasons we call this town "home". Are you grateful for a particular barista? Share a shout out for your favorite small business. …

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November in the Garden

Thanks to everyone who came out to our Tea and Cocktail class! Taught by Stefani Bittner, co-owner of Star Apple Edible Gardens, over 20 residents and members of the community came out to learn …

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Get Cookin’ San Mateo

A new culinary compound has been born in San Mateo. KitchenTown is an industrial kitchen, a co-op, plus a gourmet store and hip café. The KitchenTown location was once exclusively home to Anna’s Cookies, a …

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San Mateo Releases Draft
Plan for Improved Streets

Did you know that the city of San Mateo is on the cutting edge of urban planning? In October, the city released its draft Sustainable Streets Plan. In it, the city proposes street infrastructure improvements …

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Ballgame, anyone? Ride
Caltrain!

Did you know that Bay Meadows is a true transit-oriented community? The pedestrian village is carefully planned and designed so that residents can live, work, play, and easily use a number of options for getting …

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Happy Birthday, Baby
Bullet!

On a recent sunny morning, Bay Area leaders gathered to celebrate the 10th year of service for Caltrain’s Baby Bullet. The express train was a welcome addition on the rails in 2004 when it cut …

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Autumn Farm Tours

The fall harvest season is full of festivals, foliage, hay rides and fresh pumpkin pie. Fall is also the ideal time to grab a light sweater and step outside to partake in a variety of …

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Top Policy Group Tours Bay
Meadows

Bay Meadows recently hosted SPUR, the Bay Area urban planning and policy think tank, for a lengthy tour of the project. Nearly 50 energized SPUR members joined us to hear from Bay Meadows’ leaders and …

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Tea and Cocktail Class

During this Saturday's DIG IT class, we'll be talking about tea and cocktails! Please join Star Apple Edible Gardens for a fun filled class from 1-2PM on Saturday, November, 1st. Here's a sneak peak of …

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The Annual San Mateo
Harvest Festival 2014 Returns …

The San Mateo Harvest Festival Original Arts and Crafts Show is one of the largest indoor shows on the West Coast and each year it returns to San Mateo in our neighboring event center. The …

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Turbo-charged San Mateo
firms exploding

If 2013’s Inc. 500/5000 wasn’t enough to convince skeptics, this year’s San Francisco Business Times’ biennial survey of the region’s fastest-growing companies might do the trick. San Mateo boasts some of the top companies that …

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Alberto Solis & Rusty Schwartz, owners of KitchenTown

Artisanal culinary
incubator opens in San Mateo

Where’s the new home for the latest start-up incubator, with 11,000 square feet dedicated to artisan culinary manufacturing? San Francisco? Guess again. Oh and it’s a café, too, selling all local products, most of which …

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Sneak Peek: Five Favorite
Fame by Frame Photos

The submissions are rolling in for Fame by Frame, a San Mateo photo contest designed to showcase what you love about life here at Bay Meadows and beyond. The casting call is wide open and …

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Peppers to please every
palate

The debut of Red Hot Roundup on Oct 16 is just around the corner, where we’ll be featuring a host of special hot sauces, including the hot sauce 3-pack from Happy Quail Farms. A quail farm, producing …

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Fall Days in the Garden

I hope everyone is enjoying a balmy start to fall! Lots of fun things have been happening in the garden and here are a few highlights: Fermenting 101 A big thank you to everyone who braved the …

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Getting Saucey with…
Dave’s Gourmet

The debut of Red Hot Roundup on Oct 16 is just around the corner, where we'll be featuring a host of special hot sauces and some of your favorite food trucks will be incorporating these …

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Nueva School –
“A dream come true”

A rock-climbing wall in a high school? How about playing chess in the hallway, experimenting with 3-D printing or learning how to fence? These are just a few of the innovative activities happening at the newly …

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Oct 21 Three Corners
Workshop: Bringing Art to San …

Did you know? Bay Meadows recently installed Evan Shively sculptures in Persimmon Park for all to enjoy. We have a passion for public art, and look forward to seeing more of it come to life …

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Meet Micheal Mallie, Owner
of Jack’s Prime

Opened in 2008, Jack's Prime is a modern day diner with mouth watering flame grilled burgers and hand spun shakes using the finest local ingredients for a California take on an American tradition.  A staple …

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Getting Saucey with…
Palo Alto Firefighters

The debut of Red Hot Roundup on Oct 16 is just around the corner, where we'll be featuring a host of special hot sauces and some of your favorite food trucks will be incorporating these …

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Bay Meadows’ Station
4 Office Building Kicks …

With applause from the crowd at a commercial real estate event in Redwood City this week, Wilson Meany and Stockbridge Capital Group announced that they will break ground on Bay Meadows Station 4 within the …

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Oktoberfest and a
Hauntingly Good Time

Oktoberfest, pumpkins, fresh pickin’s and a spooktacular good time, that’s what is in store for October on the Peninsula. With the cooler temperatures breezing in this season, fall is the perfect time to grab a …

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Get a slice of the San
Mateo Sandwich Scene

The San Mateo sandwich scene gets stronger as heavyweight Ike's Place adds muscle to Third Avenue on the eastern edge of downtown San Mateo. Current contenders in the area include: The Ravioli House, The Sandwich …

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Prestigious Art Fair Lands
in San Mateo

Where can you go this fall to rub elbows with art stars, peruse the most cutting edge, international art collections and get your Banksy on? San Mateo is about to become the epicenter of the …

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Get Spicy this Fall at Bay
Meadows

We're blazing a new spice route through Bay Meadows. On October 16th you can come sample the hottest food trucks as they dish up their spiciest fare and bear witness to the hellfire challenge while supporting …

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Go to Shop Spot?
Destination Downtown San Mateo!

Downtown San Mateo is located in the heart of the Peninsula, just 15 miles south of San Francisco, 12 miles north of Palo Alto, and 2 miles north of the San Mateo Bridge. With its …

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Bay Meadows Highlighted at
Statewide Conference

“California’s Adventures in Planning” was this year’s annual confab of the American Planning Association’s golden state chapter, and we’re delighted to report that Bay Meadows was presented as a “poster-child” of exemplary development. City of San …

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Learn all about your Winter
Vegetable Garden

Thanks to everyone who attended last Saturday's Dig It class!  We had a great afternoon talking about the Winter Vegetable Garden, what can be planted at this time of year, and some of the pests …

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Behind Persimmon Park, Meet
Pamela at CMG Landscape …

A community garden is born at Bay Meadows! Say hello to Persimmon Park, built to plant roots, mix, mingle and grow. Learn about the thoughtful design by our partners at CMG Landcape Architecture that went into …

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My clients are all looking
for a “community.”

This month we are sharing the love and featuring one of our top selling real estate agents at Bay Meadows. Meet Alan Wang, who's already sold 2 homes at Bay Meadows and regularly keeps in …

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Virtual Hard Hat Tour of
the Latest

It's no exaggeration to say that the Bay Meadows landscape changes daily. As we build out this unique new community in San Mateo, not a day goes by that doesn’t shift the perspective. With new …

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Red Hot Roundup Premieres
Oct 16th (5-8:30pm)

Red Hot Roundup makes its debut on October 16th featuring some of the Bay Area’s hottest food trucks at Paddock Park in San Mateo. Guests will enjoy a night of dining under the stars, with …

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gatheredtable combines
technology and food, saving …

Whole Foods San Mateo recently announced a new partnership pilot program with a company called gatheredtable. We were instantly intrigued, then smitten. The concept is a perfect match for busy San Mateo/Peninsula and Silicon Valley …

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The “Philz
Effect”

Maybe it’s the precision of the pouring method that makes it so appealing to tech workers: an exactingly timed drip technique complete with specialized hardware. Or perhaps it’s the exotic blends, crafted over years, through …

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Sidewalk Juice Opens on 3rd
in San Mateo

Owner Jason Nazzal’s vision of bringing healthy food options to the Mission District became a reality in 2006 when the first Sidewalk Juice opened at 21st Street and Valencia. Since then, Sidewalk Juice has been …

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Q&A with Leading San
Mateo County Firm

It’s no wonder the mid-Peninsula region has become a hot-bed of influential tech firms and innovative companies. In the sweet spot between the South Bay and San Francisco, San Mateo County also boasts numerous transit …

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Wine Walk in Downtown San
Mateo on Sept 20th

Enjoy an afternoon in Downtown San Mateo celebrating the 18th year of this community favorite. Downtown merchants open their shops as "Tasting Rooms" where you can sip and savor wines from California's best wine regions. Stephen …

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San Mateo Bacon and Brew
Fest Returns Sept 27th

Bay Meadows is a proud sponsor of the San Mateo Bacon and Brew Festival, an annual event held inside Central Park in downtown San Mateo. Hosted by the San Mateo Area Chamber of Commerce and The …

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Spotlight on San Mateo
Start-Up

In 2013 Ali Diab, former Google engineer, experienced a life-threatening medical scare that required emergency abdominal surgery. While traumatic, Diab recovered from the agonizing situation, but he soon faced battles of another sort. His insurance company questioned his …

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Dig in and Get Dirty,
Persimmon Park is Open!

Bay Meadows residents celebrated the grand opening of Persimmon Park - the raised bed community gardens - in style the weekend of August 16th, 2014. Families were planting seedlings, sharing gardening tips and learning tricks …

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Find Your Japanese Kitchen
at WAKURIYA

‘WAKURIYA is comprised of two words: one from “WA” that means “Japanese”, “harmony”, and “gentle” in Japanese; another from “KURIYA” that means “kitchen” used in ancient Japan. The two words are combined to form WAKURIYA, …

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Caltrain – It’s
Electrifying!

Did you know that Bay Meadows is a true transit-oriented community? The project is carefully planned and designed so that residents can live, work, play, and easily use a number of options for getting around, …

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Amour Amour San Mateo

Named by Rand McNally’s “Best of the Road” competition as America’s “Best Small Town for Food,” San Mateo knows food and is already in love with its latest culinary addition, Amour Amour Wine Bar. The …

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San Mateo, Poised for
Office Boom

It’s sort of the opposite of the toothpaste squeeze effect – that phenomenon where pressure in the center of a tube pushes paste to the opposite ends. So, imagine San Francisco/Mid-Peninsula/South Bay as a tube where …

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Get Growing with Heirloom
Tomatoes!

You've seen them at Whole Foods and our San Mateo Farmers' Markets, but what defines a tomato as an heirloom?  An Heirloom Tomato is generally considered to be a variety that has been passed down, …

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Hackerspace for hardware
opens

Question. What could a stylish iPad case, a lunar lander and a polymer baby blanket possibly have in common? Or better yet - Where could a 12 year-old kid sit next to a venture capitalist or …

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Creating Unique Places at
Bay Meadows

Things are changing at lightning-speed at Bay Meadows. Blink and there are new buildings rising up, new amenities emerging and memorable experiences underway. We talked to Scott Giddens, Bay Meadows team member and wearer of many hats …

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Mosey through the Meadows
and Beyond

Bay Meadows is on Mosey! Mosey allows you to create, curate and plan adventures as well as easily discover the best places around you or anywhere, curated by friends and those you trust. It's the …

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Kick Starting Change with
Bike and Pedestrian …

San Mateo is a city tackling change head on, as demonstrated with its innovative Taste and Talk Series, part of the Sustainable Streets Program. A recent talk in the series focused on “Kick Starting Change with …

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Make Your Picnic a Walk in
the Park with these 6 …

Summer is here and picnic season is upon us, which means it's time to pack a bag and head out to the myriad of picnicking havens that Bay Meadows and San Mateo offer. Before you …

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Bloom That!

Custom flowers, beautifully arranged and delivered in 90 minutes. Did you catch that? 90 minutes. And even better, the flowers are sourced locally in your destination city. If you’ve ordered flowers, you know it can take …

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San Mateo

With all the buzz about Rand McNally crowning San Mateo the “Best Small Town for Food,” it’s no wonder the restaurants were bustling on a recent Tuesday night. Among the crowd were a dozen top …

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