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The deal: Oakland’s Lake Chalet offers up not just a rockin’ happy hour deal, but gorgeous views of Lake Merritt. Get in on their 3-6-9 Happy Hour: everything on the menu is (you guessed it) $3, $6 or $9. The ample menu includes sweet potato fries ($3), select premium cocktails ($6) and stick pork spare ribs ($9). A tip: Go on Tuesdays when Chalet also offers $2.50 tacos and half-priced margaritas. read more

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Oakland is going through a revival. A civic push in recent years to revitalize the city has resulted in the opening of new restaurants and bars, housing developments, shopping centers and tourist attractions.

The city's focal point, Lake Merritt, has benefited from this activity. Improvements, such as additional bike paths and park space, have been going on since 2002.

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