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Upper Telegraph Pre-Pride Party

Saturday, August 24 | 12 – 6pm | Telegraph & 66th | FREE Come celebrate Oakland’s first Rainbow Crosswalks, Oakland Pride & our amazing Upper Telegraph community!  There will be: Queer First Fridays DJ’s and Dance Party, Drag shows, food, drinks and more. This event also celebrates that the City of Oakland has agreed to repaint our volunteer-created rainbow crosswalks, with a plan to permit permanent crosswalks!!
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Now hiring: Temescal BID Marketing & Program Assistant

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Marketing & Program Assistant

The Temescal Telegraph Business Improvement District (TTBID) seeks a Marketing and Program Assistant. This position is ideal to launch a career in community development, marketing, event planning, or business development. The chosen candidate will be involved in all aspects of the TTBID’s marketing, events, and program support and will work under the supervision of and with support from the Executive Director.

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40th Street Block Party

On Saturday, June 20th, 11am-5pm Get ready to rock out to great live music including classic rock from The Cover Ups, punk-rock group Paper Dolls, dream-pop quartet Billie Gale, rock and roll group Destroy Boys, swampy rock’n’roll band Whateverglades, and Dj tunes by Tion Bukue Torrence! Plus local food and beer, and unique artisan vendors on 40th Street between Opal and Webster.

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Temescal Public Art Walking Tour

Join the Temescal Telegraph Business District – Oakland (TTBID) for a guided walking tour of Temescal’s public art. The walking tour will include: a recap of Temescal’s rich history, Q&A with contributing artists, and an interactive mural painting with Bukue One. Together we’ll explore the art that takes up the walls of our favorite venues, the intersections of our streets, and the local landmarks we often overlook.

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2019 Temescal Street Fair

This year’s 16th Annual Temescal Street Fair will be on Sunday, June 9th, 2019. Join us for live music on three stages, great food from popular Temescal eateries and mobile food vendors, craft beer, and scores of artisans at our FREE annual Festival!

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2019 Taste of Temescal

Our 10th Annual Taste of Temescal Culinary Crawl was a huge success, selling out all 500 tickets for the very first time! $20,000 was raised and we could not have done it without your support. Hundreds of Bay Area locals came out to enjoy some delicious food from over 20 different participating Temescal restaurants.

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Valentine’s Day 2019 Events

Valentine’s Day is always a loving and special time of the year! It is a great opportunity to show someone that they are appreciated, and it also a chance to treat yourself and express a little self-love. Whether you are looking for a little pick-me-up for yourself or are planning out a special night for someone close to you, there are plenty of events here in Temescal which are sure to please.

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Taste of Temescal 2019 Culinary Crawl

Tuesday, March 19th | 6 – 8:30pm
25+ Temescal Restaurants | Telegraph, 40th to 52nd
 
Back for the tenth time, the 2019 Taste of Temescal is back for the Spring time! On Tuesday, March 19th, 6:00- 8:30pm, scintillate your palates with this culinary crawl around one of Temescal’s most delectable annual events! Bring your family and friends and enjoy an evening of food, drink, live music and fabulous prizes (including gift certificates to your favorite local eatery), along Telegraph Avenue from 40th to 52nd Streets, Temescal Alley, and Claremont Ave. This is a green event too!

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San Francisco Beer Week 2019

Bay Area lovers of beer had their calendars marked for for San Francisco Beer Week 2019! From February 1-10, 2019, participating Oakland breweries and taprooms celebrated the most diverse beer week in the region. San Francisco Beer Week featured events which helped merchants engage with beer enthusiasts and new customers. Participating businesses offered special food and beer pairings, along with tours, beer releases and activites. Follow Oakland Restaurant Week 2019 on social media by following #SFBW19. We are thankful to have some delicious businesses here in the district who participating in this year’s San Francisco Beer Week.

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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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