Bike to Work Day “after party” returns to Old Oakland – May 8, 2014

Don’t forget, Bike to Work Day is Thursday, May 8th! Once again Bike East Bay will be hosting hundreds of Energizer Stations throughout the East Bay, distributing goodie bags and celebrating the joy of biking. Last year over 15,000 cyclists participated throughout Bike to Work Day. We had a record number of children bike to […]

Introducing Old Oakland’s “popuphood”

PSAI Old Oakland is excited to announce Old Oakland’s newest addition “popuphood”.  Popuphood has curated multiple retail shops to open in Old Oakland for a Grand Opening on December 9th, just in time for the Holiday shopping season. This critical mass benefits the already thriving restaurants and bars by increasing the neighborhood profile and positions Old […]

It’s snowing in Old Oakland!

For one night in October, it snowed in Old Oakland….. well, technically it was biodegradable bubbles that were designed to look like snow! Park Place pictures returned again to Old Oakland this year to shoot a new holiday Lincoln car commercial.  They love the Old Oakland buildings and the large sidewalks that mimic New York  and […]

Old Oakland: A look back in time

Old Oakland has a very interesting story to tell. It begins in the late 1860’s, when the Transcontinental Railway opened its western terminus in Oakland, on Third Street near Broadway. This event marked the beginning of the move of the City’s central district away from the waterfront, a nd northward along Broadway. The prosperity brought […]

July 31 … It’s Sunday Supper at B Restaurant

On Sunday, July 31 from 5 – 9 p.m., B Restaurant at 499 9th Street ((between Broadway & Washington) in Old Oakland will host a Sunday Supper with a WHOLE PIG. Sounds totally delicious. Check out the event and B’s other tasty menu items on their website.  Reservations are recommended for Sunday Supper.  Call 510.251.8770 […]

We Love Our Farmer’s Market…

Our popular Old Oakland Farmers market is a Friday must-do for folks in downtown Oakland. It is also a great example of how local involvement helps to make a community strong and enrich the lives of residents and visitors.  There is always interesting new street music to enjoy and of course, really fresh veggies, fruits, […]