Tag Archives: Uptown

Community members and leaders discuss future of Oakland at Impact Hub

Community members and leaders gathered at Impact Hub Oakland Tuesday night for a discussion about the future of Oakland and the idea of cultural prosperity. The event is a part of Co-Creating the Future of...
Quan and McElhaney stand with the award.

Uptown named one of the “Great Places in America”

The American Planning Association recognized Oakland’s Uptown neighborhood as one of the “Great Places in America” in a ceremony yesterday. In the warm afternoon sun, APA Board of Directors member Kurt Christiansen and Hing H....
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Antique Naked Soul ensemble creates manifesto music with the human voice

Today Antique is wearing a black skirt over green tights, a boldly-striped tank top over a black long-sleeve shirt, bright earrings that look like ice cream cones you might find in a Dr. Seuss story,...
Nearly full on a Monday night, Mua Bar and Restaurant is at the center of Broadway Auto Row's transition from auto hub to cultural enclave.

Gourmet restaurants, art galleries revive Oakland’s Auto Row on Broadway

Once a hub of automobile commerce, Broadway Auto Row is fast becoming a cultural enclave, thanks to the gentle prodding and financial investment of an eclectic group of gallerists, restaurateurs and niche shop owners who...

The Nightcap: Playing bocce ball Uptown at Make Westing

The Nightcap is a series that features a favorite Oakland drinking establishment every Friday afternoon. This week, it's Make Westing, the newest bar to open in Uptown.

Oakland group hosts local dance parties to raise awareness of youth unrest

Oakland’s New Parish club in Uptown will be hopping with music and dancing Friday night for part two of “London Calling: Stories from the Diaspora,” an event aimed at provoking community discussion about youth-led unrest...