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Featured Events Happening Throughout The Week Oakland First Fridays Festival Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland's KONO [...]
With Oakland already being a popular hot spot for foodies and sports fans, Pokémon Go is just one more reason why you should be planning a trip out to Oakland! From concentrated Poké Stops and Gyms, countless Pokémon spawns everywhere, and events happening throughout summer to pair with your journey to catch them all, [...]
With so many high profile names rollin" through Oakland, it's hard to keep track of all the shows! We can help you out! Here are a list of just a few of our favorite concerts coming to The Town Summer 16! July 14: Shy Glizzy Oakland​ Venue Oakland July 15-16: Ozokidz The New Parish July 22-25: Musiq Soulchild [...]
Over 100 local photographers came out to Explore Oakland's Instameet for a walking/photography tour of Downtown , Uptown , Lake Merritt ! We gathered a bunch of our favorites that came through on Instagram following the meet up! Make sure you are following these local talents who captured Oakland through their own [...]
Father's Day is just around the corner, so we've come up with a list of places in The Town to take your dad this weekend. 1. Show up to New Parkway Theater early to secure a couch and watch a movie or two. 2. Gift him quality time with the little ones at Children’s Fairyland . 3. Check out some Warriors Murals around [...]
No matter where you go in Oakland, there is always someone reppin' The Golden State Warriors! Whether you are visiting for a Warrior game or just part of Dubnation looking for things to do, you have to check out these Warrior Murals! 1. Chinatown Broadway & 6th St. (on the right going North on 880 Freeway) Artists: [...]
While nobody should leave Oakland without a " I Hella " shirt, there is a little more to our shops than your typical souvenir tees. We've compiled a list of 8 shops that are definitely as unique and diverse as The Town itself, and should be added to any shopping itinerary during your visit. 1. Man Cave America If you [...]
The Warriors are on the hunt for a second straight NBA title, and we have been inspired by their “ Strength in Numbers ” campaign. If you are in Oakland during this year’s playoffs, here is how you can make the most of your visit to the Town when you aren't cheering the Dubs to victory at Oracle Arena. As you are out [...]
Oakland Officials: New progress towards making Lake Merritt Swimmable (April Fools Day Prank) Today the Lake Merritt Institute has announced the discovery of several new species in the lake which they view as a significant sign of progress of the cleanliness of the lake. “Our team is elated with this news, and we feel [...]
We caught up with The Town’s own Andre Ward while he's getting ready for his fight Match 26, 2016 in Oakland. Everyone knows we're pretty biased with our love for Oakland, so you don’t have to take our word for it, but you should trust Dre's. #WardBarrera 1). What's your favorite chill spot in Oakland? I love [...]