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Black Friday has started to occupy more and more of our Thanksgiving holiday. Major chains are now starting to open their doors on Thursday evening, taking away more of our family time. In 2015 REI began their #OptOutside initiative, shunning retail tradition, by closing their doors on Black Friday and encouraging [...]
KONO (Koreatown Northgate) is a hub of arts and culture in the Bay Area and Oakland, featuring The First Fridays Festival and Art Murmur Gallery Walk. Along and with the arts, KONO features Oakland’s most popular craft beer gardens and pubs. Here are some suggestions for your visit to KONO! First Fridays - Celebration [...]
Looking for ways to celebrate Halloween in Oakland? Look no further! We gathered up costumer events, pumpkin festivals, and even events for you and your pet. “Thriller Night” Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid October 28, 2016 5:00 PM Oakland Museum of California Learn the Thriller dance with the Bay [...]
Have a sweet tooth? Look no further. Oakland is your destination for delicious treats! From crispy cinnamon churros, to cream filled doughnut... we have just what you need to fix your sugar craving! Chocolate Churro Churros Mexicanos Crispy fried dough stuffed with dulce de leche caramel, chocolate, vanilla custard, [...]
We spend a lot of time telling you how Oakland is the Sunny Side of the Bay, but from time to time we'll get rain as well. Don't worry though, that doesn't stop us from having a good time. Here is a quick guide on where to go if you are looking to run inside and escape the rain. 1. The New Parkway Theater What is [...]
Kevin Durant... get used to hearing the man's name around The Town a lot. With the former MVP choosing to put on a Dubs jersey this season, this Warriors season is going to be fun to watch! Here's a list of things you probably didn't know about KD! 1. He wants to be a music producer when he retires. Oakland is home [...]
1. Encuentro This Vegetarian but mostly vegan restaurant focuses on involving all your senses during your experience there. Flavor, texture, local ingredients, and presentation. All wines are vegan wines. You really can't tell that their vegan chocolate cake is vegan... enough chocolate to have you day dreaming [...]
Father's Day is just around the corner, so we've come up with a list of places in The Town to take your dad this weekend. 1. Show up to New Parkway Theater early to secure a couch and watch a movie or two. 2. Gift him quality time with the little ones at Children’s Fairyland . 3. Check out some Warriors Murals around [...]
No matter where you go in Oakland, there is always someone reppin' The Golden State Warriors! Whether you are visiting for a Warriors game or just part of Dubnation looking for things to do, you have to check out these Warrior Murals! 1. Temescal 4900 Telegraph Artist: JCRo (PC: JC Ro Instagram ) 2. Marriott Oakland [...]
While nobody should leave Oakland without a " I Hella " shirt, there is a little more to our shops than your typical souvenir tees. We've compiled a list of 8 shops that are definitely as unique and diverse as The Town itself, and should be added to any shopping itinerary during your visit. 1. Man Cave America If you [...]