Discover Oakland's hottest neighborhoods with the Free B
Discover Oakland’s hottest neighborhoods
Now that the Free Broadway Shuttle has extended its hours, explore these downtown Oakland neighborhoods.
Jack London Square
What to do? Tour Blue Bottle Coffee; rent a kayak and explore the Oakland Estuary; or see what’s behind the slanted door at Heinold’s First and Last Chance. Ride BART to 12th St/Oakland, and transfer to the free Broadway Shuttle (exit at the Embarcadero stop).
What to do? Eat hand-made sesame paste noodles at Shan Dong; grab dessert from Wonder Food Bakery (cash only); or take a City of Oakland walking tour (90 minutes). Ride BART to 12 St/Oakland City Center. Or take the Free Broadway Shuttle, exit at the 9th Street stop.
What to do? Eat shrimp tacos from Cosecha in Swan’s Market; Shop for made in the USA goods from Marion and Rose’s Workshop; or people watch at Café 817. Ride BART to 12 St/Oakland City Center. Or take the Free Broadway Shuttle, exit at the 9th Street stop.
What to do? Mingle at the Art Murmur on the first Friday of the month; see a classic film at the Paramount Theatre; or shop for raw jeans and menswear at Two Jacks Denim. Ride BART to 19th St/Oakland. Or take the Free Broadway Shuttle, exit at the 20th Street stop.