"East Bay's other Gourmet Ghetto (Berkeley's is so last decade)." 
-Sunset Magazine

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THE corridor of Telegraph Avenue in Oakland known as the Temescal District;
A Workaday Slice Of Oakland Branches Out Sunday, April 8, 2012
Oakland's hip and vibrant Temescal Alley takes off  Sunday, April 8, 2012
Business improvement districts flourish in nine areas Nov 25, 2011
"Temescal Flows" mural project in North Oakland beautifies area under
freeway, connects neighborhoods April 21, 2011
Oakland's Unique Businesses Will Help The City's Revitalization:
Darlene Rios Drapkin  April 20, 2011
What Turns Around A Neighborhood? We Asked An Expert in Urban Revitalization: Darlene Rios Drapkin  February 14, 2011
Oakland areas bloom with community benefit districts: Temescal group spruces up sidewalks, attracts new business July 11, 2010
Oakland's Temescal Goes From Rundown to Reborn: How Local Merchants Found Success After Years of Work to Attract New Businesses and Reshape Their Neighborhood December 3, 2009
Sunset Magazine featured the Temescal Telegraph District in a 2-page feature in its July 2009 issue. It described the district as "the East Bay's other Gourmet Ghetto (Berkeley's is so last decade)." For the full article, click here: July 2009
Oakland's Temescal district a hip haven June 28, 2009
Farm fresh: navigating the area's farmers markets June 10, 2009
Telling the Tale of Temescal February 12, 2009
Braving the New Gourmet Ghetto December 24, 2008
Film/Theater to the People August 7, 2008
Temescal Street Cinema energizes district June 19, 2008
Temescal pronounced a new gourmet ghetto by the Wall Street Journal December 29, 2007
The 2007 East Bay Express announced its picks for the Best of the East Bay, and our Temescal was well represented. To read the article click below: Best of the East Bay 2007
Oakland MagazineTemescal Alley in Oakland is the "hippest street in the East Bay" according to Conde Nast Traveler
Oakland Magazine defined the historic Genova's site as a trademark Oakland location, qualifying Genova regulars as true Oaklanders. Click below for the full article: January 2007
Temescal Alley in Oakland is the "hippest street in the East Bay" according to Conde Nast Traveler
At the heart of the new cultural vibrancy is the area around Temescal Alley – described as “Williamsburg-esque” by fashion website Style.com – and nearby Telegraph Avenue, where the monthly street festival First Fridays takes place.

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