Sunny winter weekend in the DTO
December 4, 2008
The DTO’s top happenings this beautiful weekend, December 4 – 6, 2008.
Thursday, Ozumo opening: the first of several big-budget restaurants in Uptown to open is Ozumo, a Japanese yakitori (bar and grill) restaurant and lounge first in San Francisco’s SOMA. Designed by a top Japanese architect, the late-night lounge offers a concrete-and-tatami bar but also traditional private rooms. It opens today at 5:30, with sumo wrestling! W Grand at Broadway.
First Friday: It’s that time again! Check out the arts and crafts on sale at Oakland’s ever-expanding Uptown gallery district, centered at 23rd and Telegraph, 5 – 9p. In Old Oakland, IndieVillage hosts a temporary fashion boutique at 481 9th St, 5 – 11p ($5 donation to a children’s education foundation).
Saturday, Comcast Holiday Parade: One of America’s best children’s holiday parades, and so cute that it’s fun for adults too! Marshals include Bob from Sesame Street and Mark Curry. A Better Oakland has photos of 2006’s event. 2p, Broadway from 11th to 20th.