In the works: a "new school" coffeehouse at 41st Street and Broadway in Oakland that will cater to work-from-home business people who need a spot with free Wi-Fi, plenty of electrical outlets and even a conference room they can rent.
Oakland Local reviews Homestead, the new restaurant at 4029 Piedmont Ave., Oakland, and says it combines high-quality seasonal food with reasonable prices. Read the complete review here.
Oakland resident Dominick Scala is hoping to raise funds via crowdfunding for an Internet cafe at 41st and Broadway in Oakland that will cater to work-from-home folks, the East Bay Express reports. (Scroll down, it's in the second half of the article.) Cafe Underwood will offer not only free wi-fi and plenty of electrical outlets but private office space and a conference room for rent. See the complete Express article here.
Tickets for the Fifth Annual Taste of Temescal culinary crawl are on sale as of Aug. 14 for $25 per person ($30 online). The fundraiser features two dozen Oakland restaurants and benefits local schools and nonprofits. See more at "Taste of Temescal Culinary Crawl Tickets Go on Sale Today" on Rockridge Patch.