Welcome Your Guests With An Inviting Seasonal Wreath

With the holiday season upon us, you may be in the midst of creating your to-do list with menu planning and table settings, but don't overlook an opportunity to make a lasting impression before family and friends step through the door. A beautiful holiday wreath is the perfect warm welcome to adorn your Orion home. …

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‘Tis The Giving Season

'Tis the season of giving.  Living at Orion makes your holidays a breeze with our great neighbors.  Mere steps from Orion at Brooklyn Basin in 9th Avenue Terminal Building, we can conveniently shop Oaklandish, California Canoe & Kayak, plus enjoy foodie finds at Rocky’s Market Brooklyn Basin.  California Canoe & Kayak offers a variety of…

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Winter on the Oakland Waterfront

Whether you’re looking to add a little cool weather accessory to your wardrobe from the new Oaklandish mini shop at Brooklyn Basin, book an hour SUP from our friends at California Canoe and Kayak to cruise the Oakland waters, or stock up on your holiday staples from Rocky’s Market, the waterfront is a magical place…

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Explore the Oakland Urban Wine Trail

Explore the local flavor of the East Bay on the Oakland Urban Wine Trail. Like everything else in Oakland, the wine scene is a little different, with wineries housed in renovated warehouse spaces, ferry terminals, bustling markets and trendy art districts. With grapes sourced from all over the state, it’s a great way to experience,…

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Shop Small, Shop Local in the East Bay

The East Bay and Oakland specifically is known for its creative spirit. When hunting for a housewarming, holiday or host gift – hit an open-air market and support a local Oakland maker! Between Jack London Square’s Water Street Makers Market to Head West at Hangar 1 in Alameda, your options are covered.  Water Street Makers…

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Cocktails and Drinks in Jack London Square

Fall is a wonderful time to get together with friends and family as the year winds down.  And nearby Jack London Square is the place to gather to enjoy a variety of drinks and cocktails. With a slew of urban wineries and breweries, the Oakland waterfront doesn’t disappoint.  SF Eater recently rounded up some of…

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Thanksgiving Made Easy Courtesy of Rocky’s Market

The holiday season can be quite hectic at times with all of the hustle and bustle.  So it is nice to know that you can make it a bit simpler and relaxing when you purchase your Thanksgiving dinner from our nearby neighbor Rocky’s Market at Brooklyn Basin. They have your Thanksgiving dinner ready for you!…

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Thirsty Thursdays on the Oakland Waterfront

Have you heard about the new singles event at Oakland's hottest comedy show?  Join the fun at Thirsty Thursdays where you can laugh and mingle with other singles along the scenic Oakland waterfront. Attendees will enjoy a stellar stand-up comedy in a beautiful outdoor venue and great music from DJ Styles afterwards for mingling and…

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