Oakland Patios Perfect for Dining and Drinking

Oakland is known for its great weather and is all but immune to Karl the Fog, creating the perfect setting to soak up the sun while enjoying a refreshing beverage and tasty meal. It's a great time of year to head to one of these beer gardens, restaurants, and bars for a day or night…

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Odin Comes to Oakland

We love all the dining and drinking options within easy reach of Orion.  It seems as if there are new venues popping up all the time but this particular establishment definitely caught our eye due to its location, unique concept and the fact that it is the brainchild of our friend’s at NIDO’s BackYard.  Odin…

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Brooklyn Basin in the News

A view of the Township Commons Park as seen from the renovated 9th Avenue shipping terminal.  MediaNews Group/East Bay Times v/MediaNews Group via Getty Images The SFGATE recently covered how Orion’s neighborhood of Brooklyn Basin is reconnecting Oakland to its shoreline! Read about the historical influence in the design of Township Commons Park and get…

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Zocalo Coffee and Kitchen is Opening at Orion Oakland

Get ready for a new perk of living at Orion apartments in the Brooklyn Basin neighborhood. Filling up on your favorite roast is about to get easier, thanks to Zocalo Coffeehouse. Sara Ubelhart, the owner of Zocalo, has creates a cafe in the East Bay where locals can come and get a great cup of…

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The Orion Oakland Agenda

The event scene is heating up with summertime fun and Orion is perfectly located to enjoy it all. We’ve rounded up some nearby activities that we’re looking forward to in July. Explore the list and map out your month: July 1 – Oakland First Fridays – All Things INDIE Oakland is the city of entrepreneurs,…

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Ukraine Relief Fundraiser at California Canoe & Kayak

Our neighbor, California Canoe & Kayak. is raffling off a custom Ukrainian-themed Hobie Mirage Compass kayak. The popular watercraft venue, along with BRD Custom and Hobie, have partnered with Revived Soldiers Ukraine in an effort to help those who have been affected by the current crisis in their country. This #unitedbywaterukraine fundraiser will give 100%…

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Summer Waterfront Movies at Jack London Square

Summer is officially here and that means it's time to join the summertime fun along the Oakland waterfront at the Jack London Square Summer Waterfront Flicks event.  This popular event is a great way to spend a warm summer evening while taking in an entertaining movie, all set to the backdrop of Jack London Square.…

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Black Food and Wine Experience 2022

Just when you think the local foodie scene couldn't get any better, Oakland delivers once again. Celebrate as the Black Food & Wine Experience returns to Oakland June 11-19. Founded by Chef Mimi, its mission is to provide a space where hospitality and Black excellence are cultivated, celebrated, and explored by all. The 2022 Experience will celebrate…

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The Orion Oakland Agenda

Orion is perfectly located to enjoy all of the East Bay fun. We’ve rounded up some few local activities that we’re looking forward to this month. Explore the list and map out your month: June 3, Oakland Samba Revue at Rocky's Brooklyn Basin. Brazilian big-band style samba group; horns, vocals, percussion – a 9 musician…

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Experience Oakland First Fridays

Join the fun this Friday, June 3, as the east Bay comes together to celebrate Oakland First Fridays.  Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month and takes place from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. It's quite…

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