On August 13th Gables End had the pleasure of hosting a Special Broker/Agent Appreciation Day from 11 to 2 pm. Broker Agents from all over Silicon Valley joined us for lunch, tours and prizes and were entered to win a FREE iPad. We’d like to officially congratulate Dianna Torres of Tower Realty & Company as the winner of a new iPad!
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Life is good in Mountain View. We have the benefits of a small town lifestyle with added urban, cultural and entertainment activities within easy reach. Our commutes are short and our living spaces have the extra elbow room we desire. Coming soon to downtown Mountain View, the Annual Thursday Night Live free outdoor concert series. Experience Downtown Castro Street at Dana without the cars! The 2010 Season begins July 8th, with additional performances on July 22, August 5, and August 19 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Pack a picnic dinner and join the fun at Cuesta Park and Rengstorff Park. Some of the best bands in the Bay Area are in the line-up this season:
JULY 8, Thursday Night Live : THE SUN KINGS
JULY 15, CUESTA PARK : POP FICTION
JULY 22, Thursday Night Live : FINDING STELLA
AUG 5, Thursday Night Live : THE SHANKS
AUG 12, RENGSTORFF PARK : MAZACOTE W/ LOUIS ROMERO!
AUG 19, Thursday Night Live : THE SPAZMATICS
What better way to celebrate than through food and drink? Here are some great local Mexican spots that rank high on our list:
(2) Great Choices for Burrito Lovers:
La Costana – Mountain View – Amazing Carne Asada Burritos!!! La Costana is a choose your own fillings place, and leaves every patron feeling as if they are top chef.
Taqueria La Bamba – Mountain View – If you love a burrito, this place is a hands down crowd pleaser. We recommend the Carnitas Burrito here. Check out their ratings on Yelp here http://www.yelp.com/biz/taqueria-la-bamba-mountain-view
Fiesta del Mar Too – Mountain View – Started in Downtown Mountain View in 1995 and hasn’t stopped since… They offer tequila pairings and healthy fresh California Mexican style options too. They Fiesta del Mar Too has a new take out menu + order online option, so you can take your fiesta back home to Gables End!
Vive Sol – Mountain View – A family run place where they celebrate the “the Cocina Borroca Poblana” – the food from Puebla, where the owners grew up. You can find a wide selection of fine tequilas and great ambiance.
Celia’s –Menlo Park/Palo Alto – Celia’s prides itself on quality. You can taste the freshness in Celia’s guacamole and fresh salsa. Try the Happy Hour in Palo Alto 3-7 pm for from scratch margaritas and a mix of bites.
Do you have a local Peninsula favorite spot to celebrate Cinco de Mayo? We’d love to add additional locations and recommendations to the list. Share with us, share with your neighbors…
Have an interest in all things tech? Since we are located in Silicon Valley, many of our homeowners at Gables End work and play in the tech industry. It seems fitting that Mountain View is home to the Computer History Museum, the only large-scale collecting museum focused exclusively on the history of the computer.
The Museum was first established on the East Coast in 1979. Later it was moved to Silicon Valley in 1996 and was housed at the NASA/Ames Research Center, until moving to it’s current location on Shoreline Boulevard in Mountain View in 2002.
The Computer History Museum has exhibits on site as well as online to extend their reach to virtual visitors from around the world.
The Museum gets high marks from visitors. We particularly enjoyed this review found on Yelp:
“As a computer geek, I like going to museums like this. i’ve been to Tech Museum as well, and this is far better than Tech Museum. Tech Museum is almost like a children’s museum. There is nothing wrong with it, but it’s not the type of museum that you may imagine when you hear the words “tech museum.”
And yes, admission is FREE!
The last time I went, I ended up buying a Walle book for $40 because my daughter was begging me to buy it for her, but I considered it to be a donation because I like the museum a lot.” – Bobby H.
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Admission is FREE for all visitors; donations are welcome.