West Alameda Business Association

Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Edwina Phillips’ program, with a new home on Webster Street, “The Initiative,” feeds the homeless every second Sunday.

Meet Webster Street’s New Superheroes

Nov 28,2019

Edwina Phillips — also known as “Rock & Roll” and Roxanne Cai — wears both a cape and an apron at Webster Street’s new sweet spot — Superhero Desserts. In 2011 Edwina and her husband Mark — also known as “NightBug” — launched the San Francisco chapter of the Initiative.

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Maurice Ramirez &nbsp&nbsp Photography Lately, residents have been enjoying a vibrant street scene on Webster Street. Don’t miss the opportunities to celebrate with a great meal and get some shopping done on the West End this holiday season.

Find that Perfect Gift on Webster this Holiday

Nov 21,2019

Drop by the Island City’s West End this year to discover that special something for that special somone. Webster Street has much to offer when it comes to finding those “off the beaten track” gifts family and friends haven’t yet seen. For example:

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp The 1500 block of Webster Street was bustling on Halloween as WABA hosted its annual “Trick-or-Treat on Webster Street” event.

From the Desk of the Executive Director

Nov 14,2019

October was a busy month at the West Alameda Business Association (WABA). We hosted our annual membership meeting and board elections. Congratulations to Daniel Hoy and Elie Zgheib of Grocery Outlet who were both re-elected to serve an additional three-year term on the board. 

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West End Loaded with Tricks & Treats

Oct 10,2019

This month is slated to be a busy one on Webster Street. On Wednesday, Oct. 23, the West Alameda Business Association (WABA) will host the annual board of directors election and membership meeting. Join us for tasty bites courtesy of Cafe Jolie and mingle with fellow business owners. 

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Courtesy www.boardsportscalifornia.com &nbsp&nbsp Windsurfers know there’s plenty of fun to be had on the West End this Labor Day.

Stay in Alameda this Labor Day Weekend!

Aug 29,2019

Labor Day doesn’t have to mean an elaborate getaway out of town. Spend the day outside with the family and enjoy the close of summer. The perfect ending to any outdoor excursion is a stop for ice cream at Cookie Bar on Webster Street.

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Courtesy WABA &nbsp&nbsp Above and below, parklets will line Webster Street encouraging a new way to interact with the city’s western downtown for Parking Day. As part of a worldwide effort to draw attention to how automobiles have taken over urban environments, Webster will participate for a limited time during September.

Webster Street Park(ing) Day in the Works

Aug 22,2019

A new partnership between MBH Architects and the West Alameda Business Association (WABA) aims to energize the Webster Street shopping district using a pop-up event called Park(ing) Day.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Don’t miss the Shabang Steel Drum band at this year’s Island Jam on Webster Street.

A Better Father’s Day Tradition — The Island Jam!

Jun 13,2019

I’ve been a father for more than 30 years and have a closet full of neckties to prove it. For years, fathers all over the world have been showered with gifts such as neckties, handkerchiefs and socks from their well-meaning wives and children on the third Sunday of every June.

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