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Gather Around the Gaming Table at Fremont’s Game Kastle

February 3, 2016 10:02 am

Regulars say Game Kastle isn’t your average hobby shop. The staff here is far more friendly than at comparable establishments. Employees Seth and James, in particular, offer top-notch customer service and helpful advice. So if you need a place to host a game night, you can take advantage of the gaming tables available at Game Kastle and expect a warm welcome.

Regular shoppers also praise Game Kastle’s wide selection of games and expansion packs. Here you can find board, card and role-playing games of every description and theme. Shop the wide selection of collectibles, models, paints, and more. Popular games sold at Game Kastle include King of Tokyo, 7 Wonders, and Alien Frontiers. You can play any of the games sold here in the store before committing to one and taking it home with you.

Game Kastle
3911 Washington Boulevard
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 651-4268

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How to Help Your Child Learn to Ride a Bicycle

January 27, 2016 2:51 pm

If your child is bored with training wheels and wants to learn to ride an adult bike, you likely have a number of concerns. However, as long as you keep safety and comfort in mind, teaching your kid to ride a bicycle can be a quick, painless process. Follow these helpful tips to best instruct your child how to push off, pedal, and cruise on his or her new "big kid" bike.

  1. Safety first. Before you do anything else, get your child properly fitted for the right bicycle helmet. Even if he or she already has a helmet, it’s very important to have one that fits properly and provides the adequate amount of protection for learning to ride a bike. You can do this at just about any bicycle supply shop or sporting goods store.
  2. Scout locations. When it comes to riding a bike for the first time, location is key. You want to find a flat, paved street or parking lot with no traffic or a low, gently sloping, grassy hill, depending on your child’s preference. Show him or her both areas and see which feels more comfortable.
  3. Prepare the bike. You can’t just remove your child’s training wheels and expect him or her to speed away. Take off the training wheels and then begin by removing the pedals and lower the seat. Begin by showing your child how to balance, brake, and turn on the bike with no pedals, and then put the pedals back on. This is the final stage, so get the camera ready!

How To: Ride a Bike [Real Simple]
How to Teach a Child to Ride a Bike [REI]
How to Lean to Ride a Bike in 15 Minutes [Better Homes & Gardens]
Teaching a Kid (and Adult) to Ride a Bicycle [iBike]
Teach Your Child to Ride a Bike [Disney Family]

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TLT BBQ Serves Skewered Meats Fresh from the Grill

January 20, 2016 12:38 pm

Even though it's only been open for a few months, TLT BBQ is already making waves in Fremont. The Chinese restaurant serves a style of barbecue you couldn't find at your typical Southern barbecue joint. You won't find any brisket sandwiches or buckets of chicken here; just skewers stuffed with fresh, tender meats.

Wooden sticks spear chunks of meat seasoned with Chinese spices, such as lamb, sausage, and beef. You can also savor seafood at TLT BBQ; try the shrimp. If you'd rather skip the meat and eat something lighter, the veggie skewer is tasty, too. In the mood for a more exotic meat? Then opt for the tendon, instead. Everything is smoked on the grill until perfectly juicy, so you can always expect a top-notch meal at TLT BBQ on Bay Street.

4137 Bay Street
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 656-9777

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