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Quick Eats in Oakland

Quick Eats in Oakland August 30, 2010 | Food | Read More
Trying to see as much as you can around the Bay Area? Grab some quick food to go in Oakland – there’s a ton of variety, and this isn’t your regular old fast food. A number of events go on year-round where many of the Oakland trucks and food stands come together, such as September’s Eat Real Festival,...

Alternatives to Typical Hotels in Oakland

Alternatives to Typical Hotels in Oakland August 23, 2010 | Hotels | Read More
There are plenty of chain hotels in Oakland, which can be perfect for a short overnight stay or business trip. However, if you desire something a little bit out of the ordinary, you’re in luck: there are some more unique choices in town, too. Smaller and boutique options are rare and far-between, but...

Ways to Enjoy the California Sunshine in Oakland

Ways to Enjoy the California Sunshine in Oakland August 16, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Although it’s on the bay, Oakland’s weather is generally more balmy than western Bay cities, particularly in summer. Summers are warm and dry, with the sun just beckoning you to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. It’s actually a bay estuary, but Lake Merritt serves as the city’s lake for all...

Places to Catch Some Tunes in Oakland

Places to Catch Some Tunes in Oakland August 9, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
Looking to get a taste of Oakland’s music scene? You’ve got quite a few options. The city really gets going after sunset, and the local bands come out to play. An eclectic experience is guaranteed at Café Van Kleef, right smack in the middle of downtown Oakland. There are tons of kitschy knick-knacks...
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