Temescal

08 Mar 2018

Where to Eat and Drink in Temescal, Oakland

Ah Temescal, arguably the best neighborhood in Oakland to eat and drink in for well over a hundred years.  From the 1890’s to the 1960’s Temescal was known as the East Bay’s Little Italy.  Italian delis, gardens, restaurants, and even an opera house once dominated 51st St.  In the 1940’s a

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09 Jul 2011

FREE: Temescal Street Fair

Disregard the date on the poster. They rescheduled to tomorrow. Temescal: It’s that slice of Oakland that’s just north of MacArthur BART and south of Berkeley city limits. Still don’t get the picture? It’s the neighborhood that’s home to both Bakesale Betty and Lanesplitter’s. Ah, now you see. Come out

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19 Mar 2011

Take a Stroll to The Avenue

We’re gonna rock down to the dive bar A-ve-nue! Since we’re finally getting a dose of the wet and wild winter weather, I figured you might be looking for a dark hole to climb into and get drunk in this weekend. If that’s the case, look no further than The

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05 Mar 2010

Bakesale Betty – Cheap Eats and Occasionally FREE Cookies!

I fucking love San Francisco.  I think it’s impossible to have a bad day in this city.  Sometimes, though, I need to get out for a little R&R.  What I would really like to do on these days is go home and have my mom cook for me while I

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13 Jan 2010

So You Think You Can Draw? Wanna Win $250?

A few years ago Oaklandish began with a simple idea: design a logo that would celebrate the history and culture of Oakland.  But the ‘œroots’ logo became so popular it set off a domino effect and now there is a clothing company, an awesome website, a farmers’ market rig, and

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06 Sep 2009

The East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse: “Every Teacher’s First Stop and Every Artist’s Second Home”

Maybe you’re a preschool teacher who needs 75 toilet paper rolls for a class project.  Maybe your pants ripped and you need a new button, zipper, or fabric for patching.  Maybe you’re a crafter or artist and need some art supplies.  Maybe you just got an apartment and need some

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