There’s a world-class city making waves in the Bay Area…and it might not be the one you think. For decades, Oakland has been quietly going about its business, building up an enviable art scene, drawing members of the creative class, and taking advantage of its diversity to offer cultural and culinary options few other cities can match. Now, the secret’s out — Oakland is poised to become America’s next “it” town.
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