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Press Release: Sports Basement Opens 10th Location in Redwood City

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Local sporting goods retailer, Sports Basement, will be opening their 10th store location in the Peninsula Boardwalk, taking over two side-by-side locations previously filled by Toys ‘R’ Us and Babies 'R' Us, for a total of over 88,000 square feet of space. “We’d been searching for a perfect spot in the mid-peninsula for over a decade,” says Aaron Schweifler, Director of Operations, “As soon as we saw this space, we had huge visions for it.” Huge is definitely the right word for it; the location will be Sports Basement’s biggest store ever, beating out their flagship Presidio store by 8,000...

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Sports Basement is Moving to Redwood City!

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After over a decade of searching, we're proud to announce that we finally have a location in the mid-peninsula! And we couldn't have asked for a better location: we’ll be settling into the old Toys 'R' Us in the Redwood City Peninsula Boardwalk, located right off the 101. It’s going to be our biggest store ever at 88,000 square feet! We can’t wait to turn it into a true Sports Basement and as you might expect, we have big plans (literally) for it. You can follow our build out on Instagram by following @sportsbasementsouthbay. We're thrilled to announce that the...

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How to eat food you find on the ground (in nature)

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Want to impress your GMO free, paleo-vegan, but pescatarian-on-Tuesdays friend? Or do you want to freak them out by pulling plants out of the ground, snapping off tree-bits, and eating them? Perhaps you want to save money on the ridiculous cost of living in the Bay Area by abandoning grocery shopping altogether and living off the free food of the Earth. This is the guide is for you. We’ll show you what local plants to munch on as a snack and even some new recipes to take to your next yoga "green food" picnic retreat. Since you’ve gotta go into...

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Sports Basement Novato's Grand Opening Celebration!

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Novato, it has been a wonderful journey prepping our store for you and we’re so excited to have finally opened our doors! If you’ve already stopped by, you’ve already seen the comfy couches and hopefully met our awesome staff. But we can't officially open without a party of Sports Basement proportions. So, you’re invited to our Grand Opening Celebration on July 14 & July 15 (it’s going to be so epic we needed two days to fit it all in)! This just in: all purchases will be 25% off at our Novato store during the Grand Opening weekend! And yes,...

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Cancer survivors with First Descents hit the roads with Sports Basement Outdoors. A trip fit for super heros!

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By Linda “Punky” Shak We stood in the Sports Basement parking lot nervously introducing ourselves to one another. Those nerves were in part because we were all strangers and partly because we were apprehensive about what the next two days had in store—an 80-mile bike ride from Chrissy Field in San Francisco to Point Reyes and back. Although most of us had never met before, there was an instant connection among the group. The two things we had in common: we were all young cancer survivors in our 20s, 30s, and 40s, and we were all connected through First Descents...

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