Things to Do in Oakland, CA

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The newest Roman Catholic cathedral in the United States—designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill—has an unusual façade and a stunning, luminous... Read More

A busy spot for cocktails and tapas, Cesar has a happy hour that runs both before and after dinnertime. Large double doors open between the outside... Read More

South of Jack London Square, Dashe Cellars hosts weekend tastings of its Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Petite Syrah wines. Read More

A Moroccan-style pile from 1928 (neon marquee out front; gilded ceilings inside) that shuttered in 1966 and reopened last year as one of the best indie... Read More

Located along Oakland's waterfront, the Pacific Coast Farmer's Market bustles each Sunday morning (from 9 a.m to 2 p.m) as over 40 stall set up in Jack... Read More

Downtown Oakland's first black-owned fine arts gallery displays pieces that reflect the diversity of the Bay Area. Read More

At this new, second branch of Oakland’s cutting-edge boutique, where you’ll find 3.1 Phillip Lim dresses and Loeffler Randall shoes. Read More

This collection of galleries, terraces, and gardens (collaboratively created in 1969 by architect Kevin Roche and landscape artist Dan Kiley) explores... Read More

Mani Niall works the ovens at the light-filled Sweet Bar Bakery. Our pick: the pumpkin-ginger cupcakes with salted caramel. BART stop: 19th Street... Read More

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