Tag Archives: Uptown

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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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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Urban Air Market at the Hive

Urban Air Market, the largest outdoor marketplace for local and sustainable design, returns to the HIVE in Uptown Oakland for its 4th year on Sunday, July 21st from 11am – 6pm. Step outside your door at the Mason and enjoy live music from local bands, shopping, and fun in the sun, all while supporting 100…

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Must Attend Events in July

Fun in the summer sun! July brings an abundance of activities all month long to Mason at Hive’s neighborhood. Map out your month with Mezcal tasting, First Fridays, self-care expo, and more.  July 3, Mezcal Tasting and Artesanias. Guests will be learning about how Mezcal is made as well as some new and unique ways…

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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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Must Attend Events in June

June brings summer and exciting activities all month long to Mason at Hive’s neighborhood. June is packed with cereal cinema, cocktail creativity, bay pride, trivia and more. Map out your month here: June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: Cereal Cinema. Enjoy classic cartoons and bottomless cereal at The New Parkway. June 1 & 3, Worlds…

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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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