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Twerking Barre Class Comes to Oakland

Though twerking might be dead on the dance floor at your nearest 18-&-over club, it's alive and popping at Hot Spot Yoga Oakland. The recently opened yoga/fitness studio now offers last year's most popular dance move in convenient barre class form.

Escape From SF: Anthony Chabot Regional Park

For this week's Escape from SF, we head to nearby Anthony Chabot Park. Just 20 minutes outside of Oakland, the 5,067-acre park offers year-round camping and miles upon miles of hiking and riding trails (horses and bikes).

Property Porn: An Oakland Hills Mediterranean for $3M

This Mediterranean masterpiece was built in 1936 and recently remodeled according to a Gordon Pierce design. The resulting home is adorned with arched doorways, beamed ceilings, and an exquisite curved stairway. 

The Rainy Day Guide to Oakland

Just because it's wet outside doesn't mean you have to stay holed up inside your apartment. We rounded up some of the best indoor activities around Oakland to motivate you to explore on days when the weather has you dreading the outdoors. 

Levi's Revamps West Oakland Skate Park

The joyful sound of wheels grinding against cement could be heard all throughout West Oakland over the weekend, as Levi's revealed a revamped skate park in DeFremery Park.

How to Navigate Oakland's Art Murmur Like a Pro

First Friday is the perfect time to get to know Oakland. It’s a swirling, lively collection of open galleries, events, and food trucks. Every bar is jumping, every stage is occupied, and every part of the city is ready to be seen. Take BART or a Lyft instead of trying to park, carry cash for the staggering food truck lineup, and bring along your sense of adventure.

Oakland Eats: Plum Bar Expands, a New Brewery, & a Scandalous Alameda Speakeasy

This week in East Bay restaurant news is all about the booze — or, the bar scene, rather. From the expansion of an already popular bar concept to a scandalous speakeasy, you now have even more options for good drinking (and eating) on this side of the Bay.

Oakland's Top Sushi Spots, Ranked

The Best Sushi in Oakland

Hankering for sushi across the Bay Bridge? We ranked Oakland's top six options so that you can stop fighting and just eat already. 

Oakland Eats: New Falafel and Ice Cream Spots, Fusion Tacos, & More

Happy eating, East Bay-ers! This week, find new destinations for falafel and fusion tacos in Uptown Oakland, ice cream in Temescal, and a food-friendly drinking destination in Berkeley. 

5 Ways To Get Out on the Water This Summer

Make this the summer you actually take advantage of living near the ocean by learning to windsurf, kiteboard, or sail around the bay. 

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