Posts Tagged ‘ Views ’

Skyline Gate at Redwood Regional Park

April 30, 2011

    Encompassing 1,829 acres of the canyon carved by Redwood Creek and its surrounding ridges, Redwood Regional Park sits stately above the city of Oakland providing an instant oasis of natural beauty and recreation for residents of the East Bay. The expansive forests of coastal redwood trees for which the park was named are still […]

Union Point Park on the Estuary

March 24, 2011

  Situated on the “Oakland Riviera” between Coast Guard Island and Alameda’s Park Street Bridge, Union Point Park offers a relaxing waterfront oasis in a traditionally industrial zone of the city. Opened in 2005, the park in its early days was an easy place to score a BBQ pit on the weekend, but word’s got […]

Alameda Point Antiques Faire — Largest Antiques Market in Northern California

February 9, 2011

Most of the month, the old runways of the former Naval Air Station in Alameda are a desolate stretch of bird sanctuary where the endangered California Lease Terns can thrive in their semi-traditional environment. But every first Sunday, an amazing phenomenon takes place. From practically nothing, an outdoor marketplace is built housing over 800 ‘shops’ and […]

Arrowhead Marsh at the Martin Luther King Jr. Shoreline Park

October 13, 2010

Sitting in between the Colosseum and the Airport, the Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline is a stretch of parkland that surrounds what used to be known as the San Leandro Bay. This scenic park has some interesting features both manmade and natural. The Arrowhead Marsh is a short walk from the main parking lot […]

Beautiful Bayside Sunsets at Emeryville Chevys

September 29, 2010

The Emeryville Chevys is tucked away on the bayside of the 80 freeway, on the opposite side from the popular Powell and Bay Street malls. Considering how hectic that part of Emeryville can be, the isolation of this Chevys location is welcome. Especially when you can get a table on the back deck, the views […]

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