Lake Merritt Boating Center
Rents canoes, rowboats, kayaks, pedal boats and sailboats.
Lakeside Park, at the northern end of the saltwater lake, includes this 10-acre attraction, which dates from 1950 and has charming...
Oakland’s visual centerpiece, Lake Merritt is a gorgeous place to stroll, jog or lollygag on a sunny day. Once a tidal marsh teeming...
Grand Lake Theatre
In Lake Merritt, this 1926 beauty lures you in with its huge corner marquee (which sometimes displays left-leaning political messages)...
Boot & Shoe Service
The name plays off its former identity as a cobbler shop, but the current patrons pack this brick-walled place for its wood-fired...
3325 Grand Ave · interesting places nearby
The Alley draws a wacky mix of hams and crooners, who come to sing by the piano (Tuesday to Saturday evenings). No beer on tap, but cocktails are strooooong.