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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
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Berkeley City Club

“Berkeley City Club – designed by Julia Morgan, first woman licensed as an architect in California. The space serves as a bunch of things but it’s nice to just go walk around and grab a coffee.”  — FAN

2315 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, United States
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Hearst Greek Theatre

“The Greek Theater is such an amazing place to see a show with excellent views wherever you sit along with possessing a sense of intimacy as you watch your favorite musician under a beautiful night sky.”  —  The Seshen

2001 Gayley Rd, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
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Valley Life Sciences Building

“Valley Life Sciences Building on the Cal campus – they’ve got a T-Rex!”  —  The Seshen

Harmon Way, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
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Claremont Hotel and Spa

“I guess if you can afford it the Claremont is a historic landmark, but I’m from here so I’ve never had to get a hotel.”  —  Sugar Candy Mountain

41 Tunnel Rd, Berkeley, CA 94705, United States
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UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

“The UC Botanical Garden does a summer series at their amphitheater in the redwoods. It’s a pretty unique setting to see music.”  —  Sugar Candy Mountain

200 Centennial Dr, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
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Amoeba Music Berkeley

“Amoeba Records isn’t a boutique per se but it is my favorite spot to shop in Berkeley. They have a great international section and I’ve snagged some cool vinyl from there.”  —  Sugar Candy Mountain

2455 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704, United States
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Sam’s Log Cabin

Landmark former speakeasy now serving classic comfort breakfast food and diner-style lunch selections.

945 San Pablo Avenue, Albany, CA 94706, United States
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Berkeley Bowl

Berkeley Bowl is an independent grocery store in Berkeley, California. Owned by Glenn and Diane Yasuda, it sells organic and natural products and has an extensive produce section.

2020 Oregon Street, Berkeley, CA 94703, United States
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Lois the Pie Queen

Corner cafe serving up Southern hospitality with its popular fried chicken, pies, and breakfast items.

851 60th St, Oakland, CA 94608, United States
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Lake Merritt

Lake Merritt is a large tidal lagoon in the center of Oakland, California, just east of Downtown. It is surrounded by parkland and city neighborhoods.

Lake Merritt, Oakland, CA, United States
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Oakland California Temple

This Mormon temple has become a local landmark due to its impressive architectural style and prominent location in the Oakland Hills overlooking the city.

4770 Lincoln Ave, Oakland, CA 94602, United States
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University of California Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
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Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Park
Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park, Harbour Way South, Richmond, CA, USA
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