the uptown

12 Jul 2021

The Uptown Is Reopening, Will Stay A Music Venue

This website was shocked around three months back when we discovered that Oakland’s Uptown Nightclub was for sale on Craigslist. But that sale listing has been deleted, and the club just announced they found a buyer who will reopen it and maintain it as a music venue. “Dear Uptown Community,”

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03 May 2021

The Uptown Bar Is For Sale On Craigslist

This website is often cruising Craiglsist in search of Folsom Street Fair Missed Connections, obviously stolen items, or perhaps some COVID-vaccinated breast milk. But this weekend we found something for sale we did not expect to see — The Uptown bar in Oakland is for sale on Craigslist, in a

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04 Aug 2021

Hooray! The Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport There’s no better way to explore Oakland and the East Bay than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 28 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 28 of the

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12 Jan 2019

Tay and the JangLahDahs Debut Stunning New Video

Filmed at Pyramid Lake & Lake Tahoe, the vid is full of stunning, rich visuals as well as artful composition, Bay Area band, ‘Tay and the JangLahDahs’ specialize in mixing colorful, harmonic blends of Folk, Rock, Soul and Psych into a ‘timeless, freak-folk spirit of advice’

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30 Dec 2017

New Year’s Eve for East Bay Procrastinators

For weeks now, you’ve been too cool to care about New Year’s plans. Right? Or you’ve just been ridonculously busy with holidays and work and all that stressful shit and never had the time to even consider going out. Either way, it’s possible you’re watching the clock tick by on

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13 Oct 2015

Uptown : Child of an SF Cacophonist

A bar that’s a gimmick can’t have any rough edges: a bar with an identity is enhanced by them.

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06 Apr 2011

Just How Likely is Unlikely?

As diverse as everybody seems to be in the Bay Area, most of us have one thing in common – random sexual experiences. But just exactly where these sexual acts take place, depends on the person you’re talking to. We all have that one friend who swears they’ve done it

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30 Dec 2010

Broke-Ass of the Week – Kid Yellow

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit…probably not.

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02 Nov 2010

This Week’s FREE Music Show Picks

At the risk, or guarantee, of sounding like an asshole, I’ve gotten so spoiled by press passes that I can no longer purchase tickets to things. So, when the passes don’t come through, I gotta go to FREE shows. Here are a couple happening this week: Wednesday’s Rumble party at

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