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Oakland: Biff's to be torn down, replaced by 'hipster hive' of 255 condo units

It's been a generation since the last night owl stopped by Biff's, the spaceship-looking landmark operating as a 24-7 coffee shop just off Broadway's Auto Row. Now, with the Oakland City Council's dead-of-night vote early Wednesday, April 6, it seems doomsday's finally come for the kitschy relic of early '60s California car culture.