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Ike’s Lair Opens in Uptown Oakland’s Franklin Square

Ike’s Lair Opens in Uptown Oakland’s Franklin Square

| February 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

I had never tried an Ike’s Place sandwich until this past Friday night. But then I heard the good word that an Ike’s Lair was opening in the Uptown District of Oakland, right in Franklin Square.

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Hotspots and Homes:  Not Always Good Neighbors.

Hotspots and Homes: Not Always Good Neighbors.

| July 6, 2010 | 2 Comments

The problem gets especially thorny when the offended parties — the light sleepers, neat freaks, and territorial denizens of the block — feel as if they’re a more intrinsic part of the city than the offender, particularly when the offender is a trendy, much-blogged, money-making food-service operation with a clientele neither reflective of nor rooted in the neighborhood — and the offended happen to be long-time residents.

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