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Open air farmer’s market – Grand Lake

At the northern tip of beautiful Lake Merritt lies the Splash Pad Park (at Grand Ave and Lake Park Avenue) where you will find one of the finest farmer’s markets in the East Bay. Every Saturday, rain or shine, over 44 local farmers, 30 specialty food suppliers gather and show their best. At this open air market… Read more »

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Breaking a sweat outside of the gym

Photo from the Dailey Method It’s that time of the year where it’s we cannot get away from talk of resolutions that inevitably include getting in shape. But what about those of us who are not into the gym? Fortunately, there are plenty of options beyond the walls of your home gym, 24 Fitness, or Club One…. Read more »

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Fairyland for fun

Children’s Fairyland has been an Oakland gem since 1950. Arthur Navlet, a nursery owner came up with an idea to create a storybook theme park. With the support of the Lake Merritt Breakfast Club and the citizens of Oakland, he raised $50,000 to build Children’s Fairyland – a place where families can take their kids to see fairy-tale scenes and live entertainment…. Read more »