East Pier Gets a Book Shed

East Pierians Carole Angermier and Teddie Hathaway love the way the denizens of the dock share books. But books left out for neighbors to view often got caught in heavy dew or even, on rare occasion, rain. Plus, the green transformer box which was used to display no-longer-wanted items could...

Artists’ Studios Open Apr 30

The 29th Annual Marin Open Studios begins on the weekend of April 30-May 1, continuing on the following weekend. Dozens of local artists will invite visitors into their studios as in the past. But there will also be group exhibitions at public venues, including the ICB Building, Falkirk Mansion and...

Straight Outa’ Brooklyn

They departed corporate New York and the ultra-cool Brooklyn scene directly to our floating homes lifestyle—they jumped right into purchasing their East Pier home before even testing their 3000–mile leap by renting! Tracy Corbin and her husband Scott knew that they had made the right move to live waterside.  Not...

Otters Popping Up all Over

“After Decades Away, River Otters Make a Triumphant Return to the Bay Area” reported Bay Nature Magazine in 2016. Writer Kat McGown reported: “the fact that otters are back in the Bay Area of their own accord without any reintroduction program to help them looks like a reason to declare...

Best Wishes to Ted and Linda Sempliner

Two of our community’s most active members, Ted and Linda Sempliner, are leaving their East Pier home to move closer to family in Ohio. During their three decades here, they’ve made innumerable contributions to the Floating Homes Association that benefitted the community as a whole. The couple met while Ted...

Ex-Eastpierian Published in International Magazine

Christina Leimer, who recently lived on East Pier and frequently contributed to the Floating Times, has a story coming out this month in BESIDE Magazine. Published in Montreal, BESIDE is a French/English print publication which is distributed biannually around the world. It nurtures a community of individuals “who can empower...

Uprise Skyward Performed at Sea Level

Earlier this month Elana Yonah of East Pier and Joey Carlin of Liberty Dock co-hosted an acrobatic performance by ShiftShapers, a troupe of touring artists collaborating to inspire and shape the shift needed in the world through art performance and activism. The water-access performance, “Uprise Skyward,” was quite an extravaganza,...