Tag: First Friday
Popular monthly art and entertainment event draws crowds, and revenue, for neighborhood merchants.
For the last several years, the first Friday of every month has been a date Oaklanders, fans of Oakland, art aficionados, and connoisseurs of community celebrations have all looked forward to. Starting with an event called Art Murmur–a gallery walk centered in the Uptown neighborhood on Telegraph Avenue–First Friday has become a monthly street party, […]
A.M. Splash: Zuckerberg, Brin Among Top Philanthropists; Prop. 8 Argument Deemed Risky; Oakland’s First Friday to Shrink
Zuckerberg, Brin among top U.S. donors to charity (SJ Mercury News) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife scored the No. 2 spot on a list of the biggest charitable givers in the United States last year, thanks to their record $499 million donation to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, according to a report Monday […]