May is Bike Month

May is Bike Month! In alignment with goals to promotes healthy, sustainable communities by making bicycling safe, fun and accessible, Bike East Bay invites you to participate in bicycle activities in and around Oakland.. The East Bay is a leader for innovative and accessible bikeways and streets that meet the needs of all users. Bicycling…

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Scott’s Seafood Returns for Waterfront Dining

Have you heard the wonderful news?  Scott’s Seafood Grill & Bar has reopened in Jack London Square after a substantial renovation.  The news was covered in a recent Mercury News article. Scott’s Seafood gave a recent update on Facebook sharing the news and letting the public know what they can expect on their next visit…

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Explore Oakland Outdoors

Life in Oakland is not only scenic but can be good for your mind and body when you opt outside. Venture outdoors to the Oakland waterfront and beyond as East Bay Regional Park District parks and trails offer scenic settings for walking, hiking, biking, and horseback riding. When visiting please remember to keep dogs on leash…

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Organize Your Space For Spring

Spring is here and it's a great time to get organized at home. But where do you start? The KonMari Method encourages tidying by category – not by location – beginning with clothes, then moving on to books, papers, komono (miscellaneous items), and, finally, sentimental items. Be thoughtful when deciding whether or not to keep or…

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Events Return to Rocky’s Market

As the weather begins to heat up, so does the event schedule along the Oakland waterfront.  Rocky's Market at Brooklyn Basin is the place to be for springtime fun in the sun. Just take a look at their upcoming events below: March 28 – Wine & Jazz Sundays  Head to the Oakland waterfront for a Sunday…

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at nearby Sláinte

Sláinte is our waterfront destination to Go Irish! The authentic Irish Pub, just minutes from Orion in Jack London Square, offers food, céili, darts, perfectly poured Guinness, and a wide selection of whiskies and spirits to the SF Bay Area. The best part? The Brooklyn Basin shuttle can take you from ‘here’ to ‘there’ and…

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Local Love – Jack London Square Farmers’ Market

Spring is in the air and that means it’s time to head to Jack London Square and partake in the farmers’ market! This popular farmers market takes place every Sunday and is a great venue to grab all types of goods. At just over a mile from your door at Orion, the transit paths along…

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Four-legged Exploring Along the Oakland Waterfront

Orion is vibrantly blending work, play, and everyday life by the Bay for you and your pooch pals. Brooklyn Basin is an all-natural extension of the East Bay’s eclectic energy, with some of Oakland’s best well within reach. Your pup will love walking and playing along the Oakland Waterfront.  There are plenty of places to…

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Township Commons in the News

Our neighborhood makes headlines again! Brooklyn Basin is featured in the East Bay Times as a new outdoor hotspot destination. A haven for active pursuits, including bicycling, jogging, fitness group and even roller skating, Township Commons Park has become a place for those seeking space to enjoy the outdoors in the Bay Area. With year-round…

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Local Love – Township Commons Waterfront Park

Oakland’s newest waterfront park, Township Commons, is a huge hit with residents and visitors alike.  With its recent opening in the end of 2020, it provides an exciting outdoor experience for the entire East Bay to enjoy.  It’s a wonderful venue to recapture the beauty and energy along the Oakland waterfront. Here are a few…

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