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Popuphood: The Hottest New Stores in Oakland

by ChristineC January 2014 - last edited September

Popuphood | The Hottest new Stores in Oakland First came the “pop-up” concept – stores and restaurants in a temporary spot. Then the more ambitious Popuphood launched in Oakland, California in December 2011, redesigning a city block to become a permanent shopping destination.

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Hiking in Oakland: Four of the Best Local Trails

by ChristineC January 2014 - last edited September

Hiking in Oakland | Oregon's Best TrailsOakland’s appeal extends beyond the creative start-up environment and hotter-than-San-Francisco food scene to the actual land itself – the hills, the grass, the trees. Within 15 minutes of Oakland’s downtown area you can find yourself exploring an extinct volcano, hiking in the Redwoods, or soaking up the scenery on the shore of the marshlands. Here are a few of Oakland’s best trails...

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Across the Bay: A Beginner's Oakland Guide

by ChristineC January 2014 - last edited September

Bay Area Style | Oakland GuideThanks to our great new codeshare agreement with Delta, a whole new world of American cities are now within easy reach, including Oakland—or “Oaklandia” as San Francisco’s neighbour across the Bay is sometimes nicknamed for its indie spirit, quirky boutiques and rabid craft cocktail scene that mimics the hipster world portrayed on TV in Portlandia.Take a look at our beginner's Oakland guide for the lowdown on the city's top attractions.

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