Originally unveiled in 1903, the Greek Theatre is the longest-running outdoor amphitheater in the country. A century later, the open-air theater remains an electric place to catch a show. In the 60s, the amphitheater earned a groovy reputation, hosting musicians like Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Jefferson Airplane, and The Grateful Dead (The Dead played the Greek no less than 29 times over the span of a dozen years). Today, the spot is a popular venue for indie rock bands like Now Arcade Fire, The National, Death Cab for Cutie, LCD Soundsystem.
There’s way more to Berkeley than just the university (although we love that, too). Just across the Bay Bridge from San Francisco and north of Oakland you'll find a vibrant city packed with one-of-a-kind restaurants, unconventional museums, soul-soothing natural parks and historic haunts. You just need to know where to look. Here are the best things to do in Berkeley—wheher you want to eat, drink, explore or play.
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