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Opinion | More Oakland streets should be reclaimed for pedestrians, businesses

Opinion | More Oakland streets should be reclaimed for pedestrians, businesses

By Jack Troy, Assistant Opinions Editor September 28, 2021
The City wouldn’t have to look hard to find new candidates for full street closures or sidewalk cafes.
Oakland Avenue between Sennott Square and Forbes Avenue shut down on June 8 in order to provide outdoor seating space for the surrounding restaurants.

Oakland Avenue offering open-air dining through end of September

By Charlie Taylor, Culture Editor July 8, 2020
Brandon Smith, the co-owner of Fuel and Fuddle, said the outdoor dining area opened June 12 and has seating for customers of his own restaurant and the neighboring Stack’d, as well as a common area where anyone can sit. Oakland Avenue will remain closed for outdoor dining until Sept. 30, according to Smith.
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