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Jack London Eateries

In recents years, the boom in real estate has launched a boom in restaurants in many of Oakland’s traditional neighborhoods. Jack London Square with its ample supply of trendy lofts, has also seen an influx of new spots for its hungry residents. Check out the article below and find your new favorite eatery or watering hole… Read More

Off-beat Materials at Slate

Three artists using unconventional materials have their work on display at Slate Gallery in Oakland. Old books – paperback and hardbound, vintage paper and even fabric are used to create modernist, abstract art that is both visually appealing and conceptually enticing. Read More

Pop-up Magazine?

Storytelling. the age-old method of passing along history, folklore, gossip and tradition. Some may think it’s gone to the way-side in our digital era, but not so. The Pop-up Magazine show is holding-on tight to the idea of reaching out to the community in long-form narrative. In existence since 2009, and still going strong. The show recently stopped-by Oakland and we hope it will return again sooner rather than later. Keeping it real in Oakland. Read More

Oakland – Most Exciting Place to Travel?

According to National Geographic, Oakland made the list as one of the most exciting places to travel in 2019. We couldn’t agree more. With its natural beauty, diverse population, world-class restaurants and overall cool vibe, Oakland ranks tops on our list, too! Read More

Oakland’s Top Restaurant Picks!

Ready, set eat! I have checked this event out over the past number of years – it is fun, delicious and a nice way to check out some new restaurants and old favorites. So, stay local and show some love to Oakland. Read More

Square Takes Over

A new lease for Square! Taking over the recently refurbished space once owned by Uber, Square is excited to be a new neighbor in Oakland’s already bustling Uptown neighborhood. Read More

Living Coral – Latest & Greatest Color Trend

In the real estate world, colors can be key. Painting a room in your home with the latest color will not only boost your mood, but may increase the overall aesthetic of your home’s interior. Check out the latest hue gaining popularity …. Read More

An Alternative Solution to Violence

In Oakland, a twist on conventional methods has proven successful in decreasing violence citywide. Impressive results are causing other municipalities to look at Oakland’s plan as a way to change the path of violence common in urban areas. Read More

Needles in the Lake??

Eeeewwwww! At first glance this is kinda gross. But upon further reflection, I am really thankful that someone is helping to keep mighty Lake Merritt clean. This lake and watershed is such a gem and so important to our thriving City.  Let it keep raining and let us all stay vigilant in respecting the wildlife and all the people that enjoy our public park. Keepin’ it Real in the 510 Read More

Roomily to the Rescue?

As we are all aware, real estate in the Bay Area, especially Oakland and Berkeley, remains undersupplied. This seems helpful and creative… If you’re local and have a home , why not give it a whirl? Read More

Pecan Resist!!!

All politics aside, it’s good to see a local artist, Favianna Rodriguez, getting the props she deserves. Read More