Here at LLO, weekend’s start on Thursdays so here’s a few ideas to get you from woe to WOO! Thursday June 22 Take an E-Bike Ride to Jack London to watch The Lost Boys with GenZe. Jack London Square shows outdoor movies every summer near the waterfront. If you’re early you can grab a snack or test… Read more »
With the weather warming up and the Warriors kicking butt, we love the energy around Oakland right now. A night in snuggled up on your sofa with a bag of microwave popcorn and the Warriors dominating sounds fabulous, but there is nothing like experiencing a win surrounded by other cheering fans. So get out there… Read more »
Flowers and a card are lovely, but what your mom really wants this year is some good old QT (quality time) with you (or diamonds, those always work). No need to spend hours ransacking the internet for original ideas on where to take your mom, we love yelp reviews as much as the next Oaklander… Read more »
The East Bay is hops-friendly, pro-hops, hoppy to see you! The craft beer and taproom scene is buzzing on the bright side of the Bay, and whether you like your beer heavy, sour, malty, grassy, creamy or fruity, you can find it all here. Oakland alone boasts 12 breweries, nine tasting rooms and an additional… Read more »
Considering renting in Oakland’s crazy rental market? Explore some neighborhoods to figure out where you’ll get the biggest bang for your buck! These available units are all going for around $2,000/month: West Oakland: This pet-friendly apartment is about to get a whole lot more pet-friendly. They’re currently remodeling the backyard to include a BBQ and… Read more »
It’s winter and all we want to do is eat yummy food and snuggle in. Thankfully, Oakland Restaurant Week is here to get us off of our couches and into Oakland’s restaurants! Oakland’s food scene is off the charts this year and now we have an excuse to eat out as much as possible. From January… Read more »
Anyone else feel pressure to have an AMAZING New Year’s Eve year after year? More often than not, we wait until the last minute to make plans for NYE and end up scrambling to find an event to attend a few days in advance. If you’re sick of the traditional night out on the town… Read more »
With Oakland’s ever-changing food scene, it’s hard to keep up with what’s coming in and what’s going out. Check out this list of some local restaurants that have closed this year and others that we can look forward to in the upcoming year. Know a spot that didn’t make the list? Leave it in the comments below!… Read more »
Feeling overwhelmed by Holiday madness? Don’t get lost in the candy canes, follow our red nose in the right direction! Here are a few Holiday events in Oakland to get you in a jolly mood. When you’ve doubled checked your nice list and it’s still too long, shop here: East Bay Alternative Book & Zine Fest –… Read more »
To be thankful for the lives we live and the neighbors we have is important, but to give back to our communities is to truly appreciate the Bay Area. Here is a list of volunteer opportunities you can join to show your love for our area! 5 ways to give back… Read more »
Happy New Year! 2016, here we come!
Here’s to starting the new year with a bang. Make every day count!
Giving Thanks By Giving Back
In the spirit of Thanksgiving we wanted to give you information about the food banks and soup kitchens that you can give back to this holiday season. We are so grateful that we get to live in this incredible place and take part in all it has to offer. 5 ways you can give back… Read more »
Eight Restaurants Opened in 2015 That You Don’t Want To Miss
The Oakland restaurant scene has continued to change and grow in 2015 and it’s hard not to be excited about it all. Sometimes it takes restaurants a year or two to establish a following, so we’ve decided to make a list for you of eight of the new restaurants the seem to be doing it… Read more »