Picture: courtesy of Public Market Website
The East Bay has a lot to offer when it comes to
restaurants, bars and cafes. I like going out in the East Bay better than San
Francisco, because in general, there's less hype, better parking, lower prices
and the food is just as good!
One of my easy go to's for casual (but still good) eating,
is The Public
Market located on 5959 Shellmound St in Emeryville.
It used to be a dated food court but has been undergoing a
great transformation. It has been growing and is sporting now a nice selection!
In this rainy weather, I usually go for comforting, warming food and choose ...
If you're planning to stick around the East Bay for the Fourth of July, here is a handy guide for things to do, places to see the annual fire works, parades and more.
4th of July Berkeley Marina
Where: Berkeley, Berkeley Marina
When: July 4, noon – 10 p.m.; Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
July 4th Festival of Family Fun
Celebrate Independence Day at the Jack London Square July 4th
Festival of Family Fun. The waterfront will be filled with interactive activities and entertainment for both parents and children. Enjoy
Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out the Temescal Street Fair this Sunday from 12-6!
event takes place on Telegraph Avenue between 41st and 51st Streets in
one of Oakland's most popular neighborhoods. It includes great good,
live music, local vendors, and much more. It's a great way to explore
the area and learn more about Oakland.
better is that attending the event is FREE and getting to the event is
easy -- the area is highly bikeable and just a few blocks from the
MacArthur BART station.
To view more details including a line-up of all the musical performances, you can visit the following link: http://temescalstreetfair.org/Home...
(Photo credit: Signature Development / BAR Architects)
The San Francisco Business Times reported this week that Oakland's massive Brooklyn Basin development on the estuary is set to start construction on it's first building this year, after almost a year of site clean-up and preparation.
This first building will consist of 241 rental units and will break ground later this year, with completion by late in 2018. This first building will consist of 7 stories and will be next to a new park, something that many Jack London Square residents have wanted for years.
For those of you not familiar with Brooklyn Basin, it is the largest development in Oakland in years, projected to cost $1.5 billion. It will include some of the...
More and more, everyone from top chefs to food blogs and Bay Area residents are raving about Oakland's popular and growing restaurant and bar scene.
This was once again recognized in a recent survey conducted by the real estate site Estately.
Oakland placed number one in the nation in four categories: Coffee, breakfast, Chinese, and food trucks. It also ranked in the Top 5 cities for Gluten free options, Halal, Japanese, Mexican, Soul Food, Thai, and Vegetarian, and was ranked higher than San Francisco in almost every category. Clearly, Oakland's well-known diversity has contributed to a wide range of amazing food options in the area. Many well-known chefs have been looking to Oakland for their new restaurants as San Francisco has become very cost prohibitive.
The Bay Area didn't fare as well in categories such...
The City of Oakland is sponsoring the Our City: Oakland Fair, an outdoor event designed to celebrate culture, innovation and civic engagement. There will be 11 interactive displays. Come out to play this week
at Frank Ogawa Plaza. February 4, 5 and 6.