A lively and diverse business district on Telegraph Avenue between 20th and 35th streets in Oakland, CA.
KONO is the neighborhood that defines the new Oakland. This up and coming community has become the “unofficial” hub of arts and culture in the Bay Area, featuring the Oakland First Fridays Festival and Art Murmur Gallery Walk, which draws over twenty thousand attendees each month. Oakland has the second highest per capita of artists in the country and KONO is their home base. Along and with the arts, KONO features Oakland’s most popular craft beer gardens and pubs. Visit KONO to see what all the Oakland hype is about.
ART MURMUR &
This uniquely Oakland event draws 20,000 people to the area. Be sure to check it out.
Koreatown Northgate includes an important Korean-American commercial center, a creative arts community, Alta Bates-Summit Medical Center and other healthcare services, new residential projects including the Telegraph (old Sears) Lofts and a growing variety of multi-ethnic restaurants, shops and services that are working to revitalize the neighborhood.
Adopt a Spot near your home, business or property and make things more beautiful by regularly:
• picking up trash • scraping stickers • weeding the tree plots
• removing graffiti • sweeping up the cigarette butts
We will give you a flyer with your name or your business name on it proclaiming your participation in the AdoptaSpot Program. You can post it in your window to show off your pride in taking care of the neighborhood. KONO would like to offer a HUGE thank you to Phat Matz BBQ for stepping up and Adopting their Spot at 3415 Telegraph Ave.
Call or email Shari Godinez to register and get your supplies today! (510) 343-5439
"We know that there’s more to East Bay dining than Temescal, Rockridge and the Gourmet Ghetto. NOSH’s neighborhood guides explore the best of the rest. This month, we explore Oakland’s Koreatown-Northgate neighborhood, also known as KoNo." Click here to read all about KONO's great dining opportunities: Click
KONO has a new temporary address: 3003 Telegraph Ave. Oakland, 94609
Please send all mail to:
PO Box 3920
Oakland, CA 94609
Letter from KONO Board President in response to recent news article:
Oakland First Fridays Update
Despite the dramatic tone of a recently published article, Oakland First Fridays and
KONO are well and going strong.Although at the July event there were two instances of theft, the losses were minor, given the scope and history of the event. (Click here to read more.)