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Oakland Gets a Massive New Brewpub, Drake's Dealership

Nearly two years in the making, the long-awaited Drake's Dealership brewpub, from the team behind Drake's Brewery and Jupiter pub in Berkeley, will open in early August.

Artful Dining with Mua Oakland Owner, CP-37

Mention Oakland's festive First Fridays, and Mua instantly springs to mind for any art-loving foodie in The Town. The super-hip, award-winning eatery is the brainchild of artist and seasoned restaurateur CP-37, who regularly exhibits his own works alongside those of select local artists on Mua’s soaring walls.

Where to Go Swimming in the East Bay

Since the East Bay is always about ten degrees warmer than San Francisco—and a lot of these spots are heated anyway–why not head to a swimming hole across the bridge if you’re looking to soak up a little sun this weekend? 

Kendrick Lamar's New Music Video Gives Major Props to Oakland

Fresh off his set at the BET Awards last weekend where he gave a stirring performance of “Alright,” Kendrick Lamar has unveiled the video for his latest single—and you're bound to recognize his whereabouts. 

Warriors' Harrison Barnes Plays Pick-up Ball in Oakland

While many of the Warriors were caught poppin' bottles of Moët and sippin' Patron after winning the NBA title, forward Harrison Barnes took his celebration to the streets of Oakland. 

Where to Eat Rare Asian Dishes in the Bay Area

The Bay Area has just about all the delicious Asian cuisine you could ever want, but sometimes we crave something extra special. Here are our favorite exotic dishes from across the ocean that have made their way onto local menus.

Shop Talk: Swap-O-Rama-Rama in Oakland + Pier 1 SoMa Closing Sale

If it's a fashionable way to spend, and happening in the Bay Area, we're talking about it on Shop Talk.

East Bay Gems Hidden Inside Pixar Movies

If you said you hated Pixar movies, you'd be lying. In honor of the Emeryville-based animation studio's newest film, Inside Out, which takes place in San Francisco—maybe you've seen some of their cheeky ads on BART— we rounded up all the hidden East Bay references we could find in past movies. Time for a Pixar marathon, no? 

Kim Kardashian West to Speak About 'Objectification of Women' in Oakland

Noted beacon of female empowerment Kim Kardashian West is coming to Oakland to speak about, among other things, the objectification of women. Well, naturally. The Commonwealth Club of California will host Kardashian at an Inforum event on June 30, to be held at the Paramount Theater.  

Weekend Guide: Bike Parties + Where to Watch the Warriors

The summer countdown begins with a bevy of outdoor activities. 

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