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Deep Discounts Await on These Flash Sale Shopping Sites

September 18, 2014 5:02 pm

Shopping online is a great way to save money on unique items that you can’t find anywhere else, and members-only flash sale websites make those savings even greater for those who join. Membership is free, and sales only last a day or two, meaning that if you like what you see, you should pounce! Here are a few discount shopping sites for everything from clothing to home goods.

Joss and Main
With its wide selection of curated designer furniture pieces, Joss and Main is a site that interior design lovers would shop whether it offered discounts or not. Lucky for you, the members-only site does offer membership discounts, and many of them are up to 70% off.

Fab
Fab is one of the most versatile discount shopping websites, offering a wide range of products and new, featured design deals every day. With home decor items, electronics, and even clothing and accessories for men and women, Fab offers savings on products for all areas of your life.

One Kings Lane
One Kings Lane is an online marketplace for designer and vintage items for the home. You must become a member in order to browse the site, but once you join you’ll receive up to 70% off of the shop’s furniture, kitchen tools, and other items for the home.

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Hap’s Original Steak and Seafood: Aged Midwestern, Corn-Fed Steaks in Pleasanton

September 17, 2014 4:05 pm

On any given night, you’ll see the owners and chef at Hap’s Original Steak and Seafood on the restaurant’s floor talking with Pleasanton locals and visitors. Not only are they checking in on the lives of their customers, they’re also making sure their guests are enjoying their meals. With a menu of fresh, seasonal fish, Australian lamb chops, and lemon and herb marinated chicken, it’s impossible that guests aren’t enjoying each bite.

This New York-style steakhouse ages its Midwestern beef for 21-28 days before grilling it over an open flame to entrap the meat’s natural flavors. Not only is the staff passionate about the food and the customers, they are also passionate about wine. With more than 300 varieties of wines, the extensive list will have something to pair with any menu item.

Hap’s Original Steak and Seafood
122 West Neal Street
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 600-9233
www.hapsoriginal.com
www.yelp.com/biz/haps-original-steaks-and-seafood-pleasanton

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Hours of Hiking at Dry Creek Regional Park

September 3, 2014 4:02 pm

Once the summer home of the Meyers sisters, civic leaders during the mid 1900s, the 12,00 acre Dry Creek Regional Park in Union City provides hours of hiking and nature appreciation. One of the 200 plant varieties bloom at the two-acre Dry Creek Gardens, and a visitor center can help you get oriented before you trek further into the park.

If you enjoy hiking, Dry Creek and adjacent Garin Park provide hours of nature appreciation. Be prepared to encounter a cow or two as they graze throughout the park to control weeds. Parking is available for a small fee and dogs are welcome with a $2 fee.

The park also hosts occasional events like guided nature tours and the annual Garin Apple Festival.

Dry Creek Regional Park
1001 Westgard Street
Union City, CA 94587
www.ebparks.org/parks/garin

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