Tag Archives: Oakland

Let’s Make it a Date at the Hive

Situated in one of the city's great urban pockets, the Uptown District, the Hive is in the center of a neighborhood beloved by locals. Specialty restaurants, co-working space, and a holistic fitness center are just a few of the offerings to enjoy at the Hive, while nearby there are plenty of cafes, galleries and historic…

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Experience Oakland First Fridays

Join the fun as Oakland First Friday returns to Uptown.  Oakland First Fridays Event is the epicenter for community to come together to celebrate, sustain & support the arts and Oakland’s creative economy.  Attendees will enjoy emerging artists, makers, gourmet food vendors, musicians, cypher circles (dance battles, spoken word), drumming circles, acrobats, magicians, and many…

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Oakland Restaurant Week Returns

California foodies are marking their calendars as Oakland Restaurant Week returns to the region.  Oakland Resturant Week will be celebrating its 10th Anniversary with special events and delicious menus. From January 9-20, 2020, participating Oakland restaurants will celebrate the most diverse restaurant week in the region. Oakland Restaurant Week runs over two weekends for foodies…

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First Edition Opens in Uptown

There is no denying the fact that Oakland has an amazing foodie scene. And that scene is welcoming a new venue just a few short blocks from your home at Mason. Tacos and villainy converge in Uptown as First Edition, a comic book-themed cocktail bar, opens in Oakland. The newest edition to Oakland is garnering…

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Local Love – Here’s How

When you live at Mason, Uptown and Oakland is your playground.  It’s easy to take a short walk and be in the heart of it all.  Just a short 0.4 mile stroll from your front door, you will find the popular cocktail bar, Here’s How. Not only do they serve up some amazing cocktails, they…

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The Damel – Global Flavors Meet Local People

Experience the tastes of Brazil, Senegal & Argentina all in one evening. Chef Oumar and his Afro-Brazilian catering company just opened The Damel, a quick service restaurant serving Empanadas & more in the Uptown neighborhood. The Damel brings a wonderful addition to the local foodie scene.  Located at Oakland's 25th St. Taproom at 2507 Broadway, The…

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Meet a Mason Neighbor: Firebrand Bread

Firebrand Bread is a wood-fired brick oven bakery located at the Hive in Uptown Oakland, mere steps from Mason. Firebrand offers up handcrafted European style breads and pastries as well as seasonal breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch menus. We were able to go behind the scenes with Colleen Orlando, Retail Manager at Firebrand. Seven years…

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Hive Makes The News

In a recent vacationidea.com article, Hive made the list of 25 Best Things to Do in Oakland, California.  We completely agree; there is so much to do with a variety of restaurants, shopping and other venues to keep you happy, entertained and coming back for more. They did a wonderful job with their summary of…

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Meet a Mason Neighbor: Truve

Truve is a 7,200 square foot private training facility, born out of the idea that health and fitness do not conform to the one-size-fits-all approach. Truve is celebrating 5 years this November and is located at 2345 Broadway at the Hive, mere steps from Mason. We were able to go behind the scenes with Alison…

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