Alameda used to have a huge beach you could visit and frolic in? Here’s a picture of some kids just like you having fun in one of the pools at Neptune Beach. It used be near today’s Crab Cove. It even had two roller coasters, one of them was on today’s McKay Avenue.
Alameda’s world-class Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) fired up its vintage games once more as the Bay Area reopens, and the long-dark bulbs of backglasses and playfields shine again, as the crisp sounds of flippers, bells, score reels and pop bumpers, fill the air.
In these dog days of summer when the mercury just keeps going and staying up, indoor activities begin to look better and better. Here are some ideas to beat the heat by staying indoors and still get those young brains engaged. But, don’t let your kids have all the fun.