Pictured above: Team Lead Jerrold addresses stubborn graffiti at 2nd and Oak. Public right-of-way pressure washing and graffiti abatement is provided to property owners upon request to keep the District welcoming for all. Contactinfo@jacklondonoakland.org.
Jack London has the Best of Oakland: An impressive number of Jack London Businesses are nominated for Oakland Magazine's Best of Oakland. Nominees include: Beer Revolution, Chop Bar, Buttercup, Nido, Minimo Wine Shop, Dashe Cellars, Wag Hotel, Chimene Pollard, Lungomare, Scott’s Seafood, Forge, Belcampo Meat Company, Dyafa, CUESA Jack London Square Farmer’s Market, Rosenblum, Markus Supply Ace Hardware, Charles Blades Barber Spa, Slainte, Everett and Jones, Sierra Deli, Dragon Gate, and Souley Vegan. Vote for your favorites here. Voting closes Friday March 8th.
Happy Two Year Anniversary, Federation Brewing: The brewery announces new tasting room hours opening 7 days a week and a celebration with BBQ and live music to mark the occasion on Saturday March 23rd.
St. Patrick's Day Block Party is March 17th: Festivities will take over the street for the second year in a row at 2nd and Broadway in front of Sláinte with live traditional Irish music, oyster shucking, face painting, and more. St. Paddy's Day Block Party Details here.
Save The Date for a Neighborly Way to Celebrate Earth Day: Jack London residents are teaming up for a sidewalk sale on April 14th. If you are a resident interested in selling, sign-up here: jacklondonoakland.org/sidewalk-sale. Businesses are invited to participate, too-- with special offers for treasure-hunters and visitors. If you are a business interested in participating, email email@example.com
Construction Notice: EBMUD plans construction work on 3rd Street to the west of Market Street. This is critical sewer maintenance to protect public health and the Bay. Here's project information. Contact Ben Glickstein, Community Affairs: firstname.lastname@example.org/ 510-287‐1631
Jack London Banner Refresh: We seek local designers to work with us to renew Jack London's lamppost banner program- info here.
Jack London in the News:
Developers and Investors Circle Oakland's Jack London Square
SF EATER's take on Jack London restaurants, bars, cafes and breweries.
Board of Directors' Meeting March 11th at 5pm. Agenda & meeting information here.
Wishing you a happy beginning of Spring!