10 date night films for the apocalypse

This Valentine’s Day love is in the air, #FlynnResignations is trending and the end of the world feels like a tweet away. Celebrate the first month of living in a post-truth, alternative fact universe with these ten movies that will really kill the mood, if not help explain WTF is going on. Thanks Hollywood. 1. American Psycho 2.…

13 Berkeley Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

This week I fluttered around Berkeley snapping Instagrams of sweet local gifts and tagged many of them with the hashtag #HeartShapedBerkeley. From Whiskey tastings to tea sets, theres something fun to inspire everyone’s inner Cupid or turn Valentine’s Day into a second Halloween, if that’s your thing. Happy Valentine’s Day! To make the heart shapes I used the free app…

#Berkeley: Gift Ideas From the Gourmet Ghetto

Local ideas for last minute gift seekers! Our latest episode of #Berkeley sponsored by Buy Local Berkeley and the North Shattuck Association takes you to the 4th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting in Downtown Berkeley and guides you through some of Berkeley’s best boutiques in the Gourmet Ghetto. Get jewelry buying tips from M. Lowe & Co.,  toy…

#Berkeley: Holiday Gift Guide

A long time ago in a neighborhood close, close by I was a holiday hire at the Crate & Barrel Outlet on 4th street. There among the discounted painted egg ornaments, pine-scented candles and glittering but slightly dinged picture frames, the Spirit of Christmas and the true meaning of Black Friday became my lifeblood. I never expected it…

#Berkeley: Berkeley Humane Adoptions

On our final episode of 2014 we meet the cats and dogs at Berkeley Humane looking for homes this holiday. #Lisa picks up gift wrap and discount calendars from the Paper Plus Outlet. Subscribe to Quirkeley for fresh, local + organic videos! Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/Quirkeley Get your tickets to La Botella Republic New Year’s Eve…