Temescal Events, Shopping, Arts and Dining

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Success: Repave & Redesign Telegraph approved!

Summer 2019

On Friday, December 14th, the Repair Telegraph Ave. finalized design proposed by OakDOT staff was approved by Oakland City Council, ensuring the repaving of Telegraph Ave. in 2019! The approved redesign of Telegraph Ave. between 42nd and 52nd St (aka Repair Telegraph) includes a road diet, parking protected bike lanes AND a pedestrian plaza on Shattuck Ave. between 45th and 46th St.

14 more pedestrian lights installed

On Monday, December 17th, the construction of 14 more pedestrian lights on Telegraph Ave between 40th Street and West MacArthur Blvd was completed, and now the lights are on and functional! These 14 additional lights join the 153 pedestrian lights already installed by the Temescal Telegraph BID throughout the Temescal District on the sidewalks to enhance safety and improve the pedestrian experience.

Oakland Restaurant Week 2019

Bay Area foodies have been marking their calendars for Oakland Restaurant Week 2019! From January 11-21, 2019, participating Oakland restaurants will be celebrating the most diverse restaurant week in the region. Oakland Restaurant Week runs over two weekends for foodies to take full advantage of amazing dining deals. Participating restaurants will offer prix fixe lunch and/or dinner menus at $10, $20, $30, $40 and $50 price points. Follow Oakland Restaurant Week 2019 on social media by following #ORW19. We are thankful to have some delicious restaurants here in the district participating in this year’s Oakland Restaurant Week.
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Temescal Holiday Fair

The Temescal Telegraph BID was delighted to organize their second Temescal Holiday Fair: Creators & Critters. Bay Area shoppers were able to find beautiful and unique gifts while supporting Temescal’s independent artists. Once again, the Temescal Holiday Fair featured a FREE petting zoo and FREE photos with the animals! There was an alpaca, goats, pigs, bunnies, ducks, and more! Families and friends got together for that perfect holiday card and profile pic with the adorable barnyard animals!
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Temescal is a vibrant neighborhood leading the Oakland renaissance, full of innovative and diverse people creating small independent thoughtfully-curated shops, restaurants and services, celebrating emerging arts and culture in our community.