These days, it's a cultural landmark and a tourist attraction, owing its striking curved floor to a long history of seismic activity since opening.Throw in the low ceilings, tchotchkes and dollar bills dating back 100 years, and you have the makings oof an icon. Dating’s hard enough without the emotional baggage you may be bringing to the table.
Finding the right romantic partner is often a difficult journey, for several reasons.
Perhaps you grew up in a household where there was no role model of a solid, healthy relationship and you doubt that such a thing even exists.
Or maybe your dating history consists only of short, abrupt relationships where you or your partner gets bored too soon, and you don't know how to make a relationship last.
That’s why you may want to start by re-assessing your beliefs and expectations about love—especially if you’ve been burned repeatedly or have a poor track record when it comes to dating.
Learning how to keep things in perspective, watch for red flags, and deal with trust issues will put you on the path to finding a loving relationship that lasts.
Life as a single person offers many rewards, including learning how to build a healthy relationship with yourself.
However, if you’re ready to share your life with someone and want to build a lasting, worthwhile relationship, life as a single person can also be very frustrating.
While some bars become instant classics, others gradually accumulate their classic status, even absent anything resembling class.
These seven East Bay bars, dating as far back as 1833, are all a minimum of 45 years old, and have managed to dodge inconveniences like Prohibition and cirrhosis to stay in business far longer than most of their patrons.