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Find Peace of Mind Staying in Oakland

Comfort and reassurance is the name of the game for Oakland's hotels, restaurants, and more local businesses. Things have been a little different recently. For a lot of us, we’ve been at home more, more careful about who we are seeing and where we are going, and more intentional about supporting…

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Best Burritos in Oakland, California

We take our jobs as the experts on all things Oakland seriously. So much so that we've handed our team their toughest assignment yet find the best burritos in Oakland. Sure, it's a tough job, but we are up to the challenge. We've scoured the town, hitting up food trucks, taquerias, and restaurants. . Hungry yet? Vamos a comer (translation: let's eat!)…

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Where to Meet Safely in Oakland

Oakland’s Mediterranean climate and an average of 285 days of sunshine per year make it an ideal place for meeting outdoors, which may be the way of the future for many of the city’s venues, including alternative meeting spaces and neighborhoods. Here are a few creative ways to gather when visiting…

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Women Owned Businesses in Oakland

Women in Oakland are making moves!Women's (or womxn, as you prefer) HERstory Month is meant to highlight those attributions and give thanks to those who've opened the doors of equality. The following entrepreneurs have created businesses that have inspired women from Oakland and beyond. …

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Women-Owned Restaurants in Oakland

In Oakland, women take lead in owning and operating restaurants that honor traditional family recipes and showcase new, innovative flavors. We're highlighting the owners and chefs behind these amazing women-owned restaurants…

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Top Reasons to Bring the Whole Family to Oakland

For both the kids, and for the kids at heart, The Town is filled with things to do, places to see, and bites big and small to enjoy. Oakland may be a playground for adults, but there is plenty of ground to cover for the kiddos too! Here are the top reasons to bring the whole family to Oakland. 1…

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How to Spend a Weekend in Oakland During Black History Month

Oakland’s deep roots in black culture are celebrated through the city’s food, music, art, and creativity. Here are a few ways to safely spend a weekend celebrating The Town’s black-owned businesses, events, and history during Black History Month! Friday Start your weekend off with a delicious…

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Gift Yourself an Epic Oakland View

ShopThe Town's Local Hot Spots and See Oakland from Above: From Hotel Rooms with a View  The end of 2020 was different than we all anticipated. You probably didn't get to do everything you would have during a typical holiday season. So, now more than ever before, it's time to treat yourself to a night or two out of the house. And you don’t need to be an out-of-towner to enjoy a stay at an Oakland hotel. Did we mention the views? Waterfront? Check. City skyline? Yep. Sweeping bay views? Easy. We've got it all.  And you can continue to shop at local businesses, try dining outside at new restaurant or grab takeout from an old favorite, and explore the great outdoors. It's time to safely get out of the house and enjoy  A New View . You deserve it. …

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