Category Archives: Lifestyle

Craft Beers at Ava’s Downtown Market

by Carter Coleman When I was a lad, my dad was a Bud man. Back in those days, you had a choice of Budweiser, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Schlitz, and Old Style. No one in our working-class neighborhood drank Millers. (You … Continue reading

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Hands-on Indian Cooking Classes

by Fharzana Elankumaran I came to Mountain View for the first time back in 2009 when my husband and I were house hunting. We weren’t able to find a suitable place for us back then, but we fell in love … Continue reading

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Day-Tripping

by Carol Lewis May and June offer wonderful things to do in and around Mountain View with family, friends, guests. Right now it’s the start of wildflower season in the area. Russian Ridge and other open space preserves offer wonderful … Continue reading

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Locavores Wanted!

by Carter Coleman Old Mountain View finally has a quality grocery store on Castro Street – Ava’s Downtown Market. This is the store that Old Mountain View has been hoping for. The former Asian market at 340 Castro Street is … Continue reading

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Spidergate!

by the Editor & Assistant Editor Our fall was enlivened by an entertaining OMVNATalk discussion that some of you may have missed.  Proximity to Halloween may have had some connection to ‘Spidergate’.  We thought we would add our little bit. … Continue reading

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