Art and Poetry Salon: A Unique Evening of Creativity

Artists and local arts patrons alike will certainly appreciate the upcoming Art and Poetry Salon at Vessel Gallery. Come out on Friday, September 15th starting at 8 p.m. for an evening of art that is sure to be both thoughtful and fascinating. Your $35 ticket entitles you to a two-hour session of great artists exhibiting […]

Vibrations: Kings and Queens, a New Type of Painting Party

"Displaying the soul, inside out." This is the main goal of portrait artist Tiffany Nicole, who grew up in Oakland. She wants to help others do the same, which is why she's leading a special kind of paint-and-sip event called Vibrations: Kings and Queens on Saturday, May 13th. The class begins at 6 p.m. at […]

Monster Pho 2: Street Food Inspired by Saigon

Vietnamese street food comes to Emeryville at Monster Pho 2, an eatery not far from Oak Walk. Inspired by the fare you'd find in Saigon, the chefs create hot and fresh pho, traditional banh mi sandwiches, and vermicelli bowls using authentic methods and ingredients. And you'll taste the difference in the food. Pho only comes […]

Play Pinball and Sip Espresso at Scarlet City Coffee Roasting

Part pinball arcade, part cafe, part eatery, there's something for everyone at Scarlet City Coffee Roasting in Emeryville. Tucked away on Adeline Street, this beloved local restaurant is known as much for its cozy, inviting vibes as it is for the stellar coffee and espresso. The coffee list may be relatively succinct, but it contains […]

Shop Handmade Items at the Jack of All Trades Market

On the second Saturday of the month, local makers and antique dealers come together for the Jack of All Trades Market in Jack London Square, which isn't far from Oak Walk. The recurring market runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 8th and features a curated selection of goods made by local […]

Celebrate Women in the Music Industry at the Women in Music Festival

While Women’s History Month may officially end in March, the festivities continue in Oakland as the Women in Music Festival sets up shop on April 7th, 8th, and 9th. This event celebrates women in the music industry who are breaking ground with their work, but the festival is much more than just music, though. It […]

Tour a Local Brewery with The Wanderlings

The Impact Hub Berkeley seeks to engage the members of the community by organizing fun, free events, and everyone is welcome to join The Wanderlings, a group that does something different every week. From touring the Berkeley Art Museum to hiking through the Berkeley foothills, they always have a fresh idea on the itinerary. On […]

Get Started on a New Opportunity with Franchising 101

If you’re interested in building a career that’s a blend between running your own small business and having corporate backing, owning a franchise might be right for you. But how does one take the first steps towards being successful in a franchise context? Find out at the upcoming seminar called Franchising 101. Come to the […]

Don’t Miss Tonight’s Sunset at Marina Park

Locals seem to agree that there's a specific time of day when Emeryville's Marina Park is at its most magnificent: right around sunset. From the seaside park, you can watch the sun dip below the horizon, casting stunning shades of orange and pink across an overhead smattering of fluffy clouds. But really, there's no bad […]