The East Bay is like the harder, more serious older brother of San Francisco. He's seen some tough times, but he's got potentially more to offer in diversity. While the city will always be my favorite, don't discount what each of the cities in the East Bay have to offer. Just a BART ride...more
I've loved Jack London Square since I was a kid. The collection of restaurants, shops and bars makes it a great place to be in Oakland. At night, walking along the waterfront is a really romantic experience. I've seen some fun events thrown here, including a night where people can come and...more
Savor Oakland is probably the best and most fun way to explore the city of Oakland. I went on the food tour through the Jack London Square area and learned a ton about the amazing food and businesses there. I've told all my friends about it, and I can't wait to go back and explore the area again...more
Cool Oakland art gallery and accessories shop. Celebrate Oakland pride in unique style here. The accessories section alone offers plenty of great, unique gifts for others. They have some of the coolest shirts I've ever seen too.