January 2012

Found 6 blog entries for January 2012.

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Step out of your door to waterfront dining at Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill and then take post-dinner twilight wine-cruise on the lake in your private gondola. Or, walk to Whole Foods and enjoy dinner on your balcony while taking in the skyline of downtown Oakland.

The Essex at 1 Lakeside Drive is a luxurious, 270-unit, high-rise condominium development located on the shores of Lake Merritt in the Oakland neighborhood sometimes referred to as the Gold Coast.  The Essex complex consists of a nine-story residential building and its landmark, 20-story high-rise tower that is topped with swanky penthouse units.

If the high-rise condominum lifestyle suits your style, be sure to check out condos for sale at 1 Lakeside Drive, Oakland - prices start

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Looking for even more reasons to move to the East Bay?  Oakland Restaurant Week kicked off last Friday with over 25 restaurants participating in prix fixe menus allowing more opportunities to sample the booming culinary scene happening in Oakland.  The event goes through the 29th and reservations are recommended. 

Take a look at our recently updated Buyers Guide to the East Bay and sign up to receive notifications of new listings to get familiar with the East Bay real estate market.

Click the Visit Oakland link below for a list of participating restaurants.

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Looking for rare, vintage, mid-century furniture like this Jens Risom arm chair to complement your Eichler Home, Oakland loft or other modernist dwelling?  Check out Urban Home off I-80 off the University Avenue exit.  Click the link below to take a peek at their blog highlighting the first round of deliveries for the new year.

Urban Home Consignment Furniture

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Don't miss out on a great opportunity to own in Downtown San Jose's beautiful Naglee Park neighborhood!

Within walking distance to downtown shops, restaurants, and nightlife, this 4 bedroom/1.5 bath home is great as a primary residence, or as an income investment property leasing to students attending San Jose State University a few blocks away, and yielding better returns than the long-term capital markets.

Please call or email me for more info and to schedule a showing.

Ken@EastBayModern.com

510.999.0923 phone

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On the first Friday evening of every month, over 20 art galleries in Oakland's Uptown District leave their doors open a little bit longer for a growing event for local supporters.  The Art Murmur - Art Walk brings out hundreds of art dealers, collectors, and enthusiast.

One of this week's highlights includes an exhibition by Berkeley artist Mary Curtis Ratcliff where she celebrates feminist movements from the past and present.

More info:

Oakland Art Murmur - First Friday Art Walk - 6-9pm

oaklandartmurmur.org

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In today's Travel section of The New York Times, Oakland is ranked between London and Tokyo as #5 in "The Places to Go in 2012". 

The article sites the Fox Theater as one of the Bay Area's top music venues, upscale cocktail bars, restaurants featuring top-rated chefs, and Jack London Square as reasons Oakland scored high on the list.

See link below......

 

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