Between 1910 and 1940, thousands of immigrants came to the U.S. through California’s Angel Island. Listen to Judy Yung speak about her book on the subject, via NPR broadcast, here.
Archive for October, 2010
If you don’t already know, Angel Island has a pretty fantastic food offering, including salads made from fresh produce grown on the island and seasonal fruit smoothies. Yesterday The Marin Independent Journal featured an article covering the Cove Cafe, the weekend cantina, and the culinary talents of Dee Wagner. All in the most complimentary fashion we could hope for. Thanks, Tanya Henry, for the glowing review. Click here to read the full article.
Angel Island’s Battery Ledyard is the best spot in the Bay Area to watch the famous Blue Angels air show (and that’s a fact).
Shuttles will be available on October 9th and 10th to take you from Ayala Cove (where the ferry drops you off) to Battery Ledyard, starting at noon and running every hour on the hour until the end of the day. Round trip tickets are $5/person.
Click here to see the full Fleet Week schedule
According to FedEx, my new bike will arrive next Wednesday. I’m planing to take it to Angel Island immediately to show it that life with me is going to be amazing.
Of course I’ll post pictures next week but in the mean time, here’s a little something to get us all psyched about riding bikes on an island (large or small).