Local Recipes Recreated at Orion

We’ve rounded up 6 local Oakland chef dishes that you can recreate in your own kitchen.  Belcampo / Brined & Smoked Leg of Lamb Impress your guests with this delicious recipe for Brined & Smoked Leg of Lamb. On a Keto kick? Try these low carb options. Find a few more Belcampo recipes here. Brown Sugar…

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Fun in the Sun – Orion Outdoor Amenities

Designed to breezily blend opportunities for urban convenience and community with moments of relaxing retreat, our Orion community is filled with amenities to provide every comfort of a modern home on the Oakland waterfront…and beyond. Designed for year-round pleasure, our outdoor amenities are especially tempting as a venue to enjoy our amazing sunny weather. Let…

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From Here to There – Hop on the Brooklyn Basin Shuttle

As residents and visitors alike explore the Oakland waterfront at Brooklyn Basin, it’s nice to know that there are transportation options to travel to the city and beyond.  Currently, there is a weekday shuttle that connects Brooklyn Basin to other popular Oakland locations.  Residents can jump on the shuttle and enjoy an afternoon get-together at…

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July 4th recipes to try at home

Make Independence Day an easy breezy affair in your Orion kitchen this year. Toast to the 4th of July with a sparkling Sangria in hand and patriotic colors popping up in your menu. Start your celebration with a delicious fruity salad or chicken wings and move on to a main of buttermilk fried chicken with…

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Best Outdoor Patios in Oakland

The Oakland waterfront is the perfect spot to head outdoors and enjoy the wonderful weather and amazing food scene.  Dining outdoors is offered year-round on the “Sunny-side of the Bay” so we have rounded up a list of some of the best local outdoor patios close to home at Orion with help of SF Eater.…

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Making Orion Apartments your home

Congratulations, you’ve chosen a life on the Oakland waterfront at Orion in Oakland! Whether you’ve chosen a studio, one, two, or three-bedroom, your apartment comes complete with premium finishes including polished quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, and an in-unit washer/dryer. Our community is also filled with wonderful amenities including a coffee bar, a rooftop deck…

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Brotzeit Lokal

We’re featuring an Oakland waterfront local favorite, Brotzeit Lokal, located at 1000 Embarcadero – next to our Brooklyn Basin neighborhood and mere minutes away. Boasting a distinct Oakland flare, this Bavarian-inspired restaurant and biergarten has been serving up locally-sourced, house-made menu items since June of 2013. We were able to get the inside scoop on…

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Getting on the Water

We’re all about connecting Oakland with her waterfront at Brooklyn Basin, which includes experiencing the Basin from a new perspective. If you’ve considered SUP, Canoe or Kayak, our retail neighbors at California Canoe and Kayak are ready to get you out on the water. Trust us, it's a great way to spend a day and…

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History Lives Here

History lives at Brooklyn Basin. On your next visit to Rocky's Market at Brooklyn Basin, be sure to enjoy some local artwork! Here's the story behind the mural: Corinne and Brady at Rocky's Market contacted the Oakland School for the Arts with a call for student submissions with an intention to stay true to the…

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Indoor Plants Made Easy

Interior plants provide numerous benefits while living in your residence.  From purifying air to creating a warm and inviting setting, houseplants can really take your interior space to the next level.  We understand that many struggle to obtain that “green thumb” with regards to maintenance and upkeep, so we created a short list of sturdy…

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