Delight in Dessert at Fentons Creamery

If you are looking for old fashioned ice cream with real world charm, then Fentons Creamery is your place. The moment you walk in, a wave of warmth and nostalgia will wash over you. Their world-famous ice cream sundaes complete with whipped cream and a cherry on top, will take you back to your youth. It will […]

How to Tackle Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

Springtime is about more than just blooming flowers and warm sunshine—it’s also a time to reevaluate your living space so that you can start the spring on a reenergized, reinvigorated note. Here are a few tips to help you tackle your spring cleaning to-do list so that your apartment is in tip-top shape for the […]

Asha Tea House Is Now Open Near Oak Walk

Coffee lovers usually get all the love, but that’s what makes Asha Tea House so special. It’s all about the tea at this newly opened café, and all of the glorious forms of this humble but magical little leaf. Asha Tea House sources their teas from small producers from around the world, and certainly knows […]

Cooking Herbs That Are Easy to Grow Indoors

Nothing beats a bundle of freshly picked herbs from the farmers’ market—besides, of course, herbs that are grown right in your own apartment! You may be surprised to learn that there are a number of cooking herbs that can easily be grown indoors, provided that the conditions are just right. Here are three of them! […]

Spring Decorating Tips for Apartment Dwellers

Spring has finally sprung! For many, this time of year is synonymous with warmer temperatures, longer days, and the urge to redecorate their home to reflect the new season. Read on for three tips to help you refresh your apartment for spring! Tidy up. Declutter and reorganize your apartment so that you can decorate with a […]

Now Open Near Oak Walk: States Coffee X Bread

Do you love trendy coffee shops that keep you well caffeinated at your own convenience? Who doesn’t? States Coffee X Bread is a great new place to grab a quick cup of premium joe while also enjoying one of their many delicious home-made baked breads and pastries.  Conveniently located right on the strip in Emeryville, States Coffee […]

Enjoy Some Socially Distant Shopping at Oaklandish

If you’re one of the many who haven’t treated themselves to an in-person shopping experience recently, it’s time to break that streak with a trip to Oaklandish! This local boutique is officially open with 20% capacity for safe, socially distant shopping for everyone. Started in 2010 as a way to spread art and awareness about […]

Irish-Inspired Recipes to Cook Up This St. Patrick’s Day

While many associate St. Patrick’s Day with green-tinged beer and heady pints of Guinness, some of the holiday’s more delicious libations are enjoyed outside the glass! If you’d rather spend this St. Paddy’s Day at your apartment instead of at the pub, try cooking up these authentic Irish recipes. They’re sure to bring a deliciously […]

Burma Bites: A New Go-To for Takeout Near Oak Walk

North Oakland has every type of cuisine under the sun, but now you can add Burmese food to the list! Popular restaurant Burma Superstar took all of their best dishes and created Burma Bites. Utilize the tiny take-out space on Telegraph Avenue for your fix of garlic noodles, tea leaf salad, and lamb samusas, or opt […]

Unexpected Gifts for Your Significant Other on Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, you might be starting to think about what you want to gift that special someone. Classics like chocolates and roses are always great stand-bys—but why not do something a little more creative this year? Check out this roundup of unique V-Day gift ideas. Spa Gift Set [Etsy]The past few months […]