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Cosecha Cafe: Decent Food For Fancy-Ass Prices

After Miss Ollies denied the possibilities of an […]

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Hawker Fare: Cheap Fancy Date Fare

Most of my friend's teenage years are emblazoned with memories of family vacations, family reunions and getting their licenses. Mine are not. Mine are filled with waking up

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Oakland’s Gilliam-esque Cafe Van Kleef

            Just a fraction of the collection of oddities at Cafe Van Kleef   Oakland is not San Francisco, and therein lies what attracts and repels many people to and

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Shan Dong: Oakland’s Best Dumplings

Sure, San Francisco’s Chinatown is world-renowned, but why not hop the Bay to Oakland’s Chinatown? It’s less hectic, possibly more authentic, and almost no tourists.

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First Look at the New Parkway Theater in Oakland

In 2009, Oakland mourned the closing of The Parkway Theater, a beloved Oakland mainstay that helped revitalize a neighborhood. The Parkway was a film lovers dream- cult

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FREE Performance by Project Bandaloop: Dancers Hang Off a Building in Downtown-FINAL

To be blunt: Project Bandaloop are insane. They are a dance company that create performances by suspending themselves from architectural structures and use the natural