Posts tagged Downtown
At the periphery of the downtown/Old Oakland neighborhood, right at to the edge of the OPD headquarters and 880 freeway, sits a strange looking pink box of a building, that seems like an odd dimensional portal to another time and place, a time when the urban restaurant bar was one More >
Longtime Oaklanders will remember the old Hofbrau set firmly on the corner of Grand Avenue and Broadway for decades. Luka’s Taproom & Lounge strives to keep the spirit of that old establishment alive, with a young, fresh, and modern twist that appeals to the new breed of Oaklandites.
The restaurant is a More >
Enter The Trappist. Easy to miss, this mysterious & dark establishment is a timeless oasis from the bustle and boom of Downtown Oakland. A credit to the Old Oakland area, the building is beautifully restored inside and out and has doubled in size since the impressive transformation to European looking More >
Oakland Ice Center is a world-class ice rink, actually two ice rinks, located right between downtown and uptown close to the Fox Theater.
Anytime of year you can come here to relax, gliding around on the ice during their public skating hours.
Seems like a great place to host a birthday party or More >
I’ve been riding AC Transit through Downtown Oakland all my life, usually on the 51 Line. For so many years I would stare at the permanently gated-up vacant storefronts on Broadway from the window of the bus, sensing the cultural depression and under-potential of the area. Always the civic and More >