St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

It's almost time to get your green on and celebrate St. Patrick's Day in a proper way.  Everyone is a little bit Irish on March 17th, so why not mix and match a few of our favorite Irish recipes and raise your glass to all things green.  Bell Pepper Shamrock Frittata: This delicious dish is…

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Oakland Restaurant Week Returns

East Bay foodies rejoice: Oakland Restaurant Week is back.  Oakland Restaurant Week is 10 days of local restaurants, pop-ups and food trucks—and infinite possibilities of deliciousness. Enjoy the diversity, culture and cuisines as only Oakland can do, March 18-27, 2022. Explore, indulge, dine in, take out and let your taste buds loose. With special offers,…

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March Events Not to Miss

The local event scene is heating up with the approaching spring season.  Orion is perfectly located to enjoy all of the East Bay fun.  We’re rounded up a few local activities to get on your calendar this month. March 3, Blood Drive. Jack London Square has partnered up with Vitalant to host a Blood Drive on…

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I Heart Alameda/Oakland Estuary and You Can Too

Orion is located on the historic Oakland waterfront where work, play and the everyday are celebrated.  Here, you’ll find plenty of parks to stretch your legs – where natural beauty and unmatched sunsets never disappoint. When your front yard is the Oakland Estuary, you have a vested interest in keeping its natural beauty intact. Get…

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Up Your Shelfie Game

You read that right.  We are giving helpful hints to improve your shelfie game.   So what exactly is a shelfie? A shelfie is a picture of a shelf, especially a bookshelf that shows off your books, movies, art, collectibles and special belongings.  A shelfie can also be a proper selfie if you are in…

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SF Beer Week is Back

Toast to the return of SF Beer Week! SF Beer Week is a collection of curated events, spanning multiple days, celebrating craft beer, the craft community and the Bay Area's creative spirit. SF Beer Week activities and offerings are submitted and posted in advance by participating breweries, craft beer bars, restaurants, bottle shops, etc. making…

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Experience Chop Bar

We love where we live, with numerous dining options located nearby at Brooklyn Basin as well as Jack London Square.  Chop Bar is one of those dining venues serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Using the finest ingredients found in the Bay Area, they make affordable and nourishing food designed to be enjoyed by everyone. So…

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Love is in the Air along the Oakland Waterfront

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, now is the time to plan your special day with the one you love.  From flowers to dinner, we have you covered for love along the Oakland waterfront. Plan a weekend shop at nearby Jack London Square Farmers’ Market and grab all that you need for your Valentine’s…

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Celebrate the Year of The Tiger

Grab your calendars as February 1 marks the beginning of the Chinese Lunar New Year! It is a time for celebration in Oakland which boasts a diverse population from across the globe.  So get ready to celebrate the Year of The Tiger. New to the concept of the Lunar New Year?  Each year is represented…

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