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There is nothing more American than dressing up like a German and drinking beer... LOL! While you could spend your time debating the legitimacy of that opening statement, we think you’ll be much better served seeing how you can best explore the Oakland Ale Trail during this year’s Oaktoberfest ! 1. Book Your Room Don’t [...]
Oakland has always attracted and embraced creative, innovative people. Here are a few contributions to the pop culture landscape, straight out of Oakland. Sweet Dreams The Mai Tai Victor Bergeron, aka "Trader Vic" concocted this creation in 1944 at his Oakland restaurant. Mixing Jamaican rum, fresh lime, Curacao, [...]
Places to watch the sunset: Mountain View Cemetery Middle Shoreline Habor Park Lake Merritt Gondola Woodminster Outdoor Theater in Joaquin Miller New Zoo Restaurant Oakland Coliseum Oakland airport runway Chabot Space & Science Center [...]
Warriors are the 2017 NBA Champs! Come and celebrate the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors during their victory parade Thursday, June 15th . The parade will start at 10:00am at 11th and Broadway in downtown Oakland, and finish with a rally around 12:15pm outside of the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center. Fans can begin [...]
Tips for making the most of your Warriors fan experience without having to cash out on a Finals game! It's safe to say The Warriors are a popular team these days. Especially this year entering this year's NBA Finals ® with 2 NBA ® MVPs. DubNation is frantic for a taste of experiencing the NBA Finals ® live, but not all [...]
Bun, condiments, veggies, meat there's a methodology to burgers, yet all of the components have to complement each other perfectly. And when you get that perfect bite, everything seems right in the world. So where can you find the best burger in Oakland? Whether you are looking for local favorites or a fancy gourmet [...]
Love is in the air! With weddings being the trending topic, Oakland has lots of options for your special day. The Town has a number of beautiful venues from indoor to outdoor, classic to modern. Finding a spot to get hitched is a non-issue here! Full list of Private Banquet Rooms , and Special Event Space facilities. [...]
In honor of National Travel & Tourism Week we are celebrating the Faces of Travel in Oakland. Here are 5 members of our industry who have been nominated for their dedication to making Oakland a great place to visit. Alma Avalos | Cheesemonger | Market Hall Foods “Alma is one of those people who just makes a place [...]
The Oakland airport is getting busier and we aren't mad about it. Instead of crossing the Bay Bridge into the busy streets of San Francisco, we invite you to stay in Oakland. Your wallet, taste buds, sun tan and Instagram account will thank us later. Here are 5 reasons you should choose Oakland as your basecamp while [...]
Oakland has historically been one of the most diverse cities in America. Regardless of the holiday or tradition being recognized, chances are you'll be able to find a worth celebration. As we head towards another Cinco de Mayo, and recognize the heroics of the Mexican Army at the Battle of Puebla, here are a few events [...]