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NIGHT : SHIFT and Oakland Community Celebrates Opening of New Oaklandish Marriott Suites

November 11, 2016

Last night, NIGHT : SHIFT, Oaklandish and approximately 250 guests from the community gathered to celebrate the opening of the new Oakland Marriott. The celebration highlighted the completion of the $22-million-dollar renovation project as well as the cultural legacy and support of the Oakland community.

Pictured above (left-to-right): Oaklandish Creative Director Angela Tsay, Oakland Marriott owner Matt Dinapoli, Oakland Marriott General Manager Lisa Kershner , and Oakland Council President Lynette Gibson Officially Opening the New Oakland Marriott

The evening kicked off with Oakland Council President Lynette Gibson conducting a ribbon cutting ceremony as guests checked out the new amenities of the hotel and enjoyed the new Iron & Oak restaurant and bar. Event goers also had the chance to tour the new Oaklandish themed suite curated by NIGHT : SHIFT. The evening also included live dance performances by TURFinc, a live Oakland-themed mural demonstration by graffiti artist Vogue, and a chance for guests to be part of the Oakland Marriott history by signing the breezeway painted wall. 

The TURFinc Crew 

NIGHT : SHIFT’s Eddie Horowitz and Rich Marshall Checking Out the New Oaklandish Marriott Suite 

 The new Oaklandish suite curated by NIGHT : SHIFT, exemplified Oakland civic pride through its unique décor and contemporary look and feel. Each item in the suite was carefully crafted and designed by Oaklandish and NIGHT : SHIFT to pay homage to the culturally diverse history and love for the Oakland community. 

Guests Enjoyed Giveaways Provided by NIGHT : SHIFT

The team at NIGHT : SHIFT, Oaklandish and Marriott would like to thank the Oakland community – to everyone that helped throughout the course of the project and made the Oakland Marriott event a success.

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NIGHT: SHIFT wants you to dress your bed, and is the first-and-only home décor brand inspired by music, art, beach and street fashion and skateboarding. Youth were curating their wardrobes from head-to-toe, but until NIGHT: SHIFT, there wasn’t a brand offering graphic-driven bedding and home goods to fit their style. The company is shifting the way consumers dress their home by constantly offering a fresh collection of unique collaborations and original designs. NIGHT: SHIFT draws inspiration from popular street and contemporary fashion trends to create a seamless narrative that extends from closet to bed.

About Oaklandish

The Oaklandish brand of apparel was introduced in 2000 to help support the organization’s ongoing calendar of free public events and the Oaklandish Innovator Awards grant program. Their civic pride merchandise is meant to spread "local love" while creating quality jobs in Oakland. Oaklandish is committed to encouraging the continuation of Oakland's "trailblazers' legacy," where trends are created and boundaries are redefined. Oaklandish is a certified B Corp, and was named a 2016 “Best for the World” honoree. Oaklandish has also been included in Fortune magazine’s 'Inner City 100' list of fastest-growing inner city companies three years running.

About Oakland Marriott City Center

The Oakland Marriott City Center at 1001 Broadway in Oakland, CA, is less than 10 miles from Oakland International Airport (OAK) and a short BART ride to San Francisco. The Oakland hotel is near Oracle Arena and Oakland Coliseum, Oakland Museum of California, Lake Merritt, Chabot Space & Science Museum, Jack London Square, Oakland Chinatown, downtown San Francisco and Oakland Zoo. The downtown Oakland hotel has 481 rooms, eight suites and five concierge levels as well as 36 meeting rooms with 89,000 square feet of flexible space, a restaurant, lounge, fitness center and outdoor pool. For information, or call 1-510-451-4000.