Specializes in fantasy, sci-fi, and mystery books.
Given the size of the store, selection in some genres (jazz excluded) can be limited, but the emphasis is on quality. You're apt to find rare treats at decent prices, and owner Dave Kloski is more than happy to help.
This bar is located adjacent to the historic Fox Theater, and the decor shares the same bold patterns and color. The Den isn’t just a watering hole for Fox patrons; it wants to be a destination in its own right. Graze on food from the limited but gourmet menu, and peruse the Den’s list of specialty cocktails. The lights are low, and the feel is sophisticated though there’s no dress code. Trivia on Tuesday nights is getting good reviews, and there’s a rotation of DJs spinning on Fridays and Saturday nights.
The store features furniture fashioned in modern design forms, from iconic mid-century works to more contemporary pieces.
A one-stop shop for snowboarders and longboarders.
Devil Mountain Wholesale Nursery is strictly wholesale. But if you're a professional in the plant trade or landscaping business, Devil Mountain has a sprawling twenty acres of inventory that ranges from cacti to trees. Devil Mountain delivers to ten counties, but if you would like to pick up your purchase it's conveniently located near the I-580/680 Interchange.
The sales office for the Cazadero-based retreat center offers a selection of texts on Tibetan Buddhism.
The independent bookstore sells a mix of classic and unconventional titles and hosts regular author readings.
The latest addition to Oakland's blossoming nightlife scene has set up shop in a turquoise-tiled Art Deco building at 14th and Webster streets. Disco Volante, set to open in late October, is a bar, music venue, and restaurant run by a trio of Oakland arts and entertainment vets, with chef Douglas Bernstein of Bacar, Eccolo, and Farallon fame serving up local and seasonal California cuisine. Musical offerings will range from bluegrass to Afrobeat, with shows at least three nights a week.
Housed in a gorgeous old building next to the Alameda Museum, the sleek specialty sneaker boutique carries Vans, Nikes, Keds, Converse, and more, along with a curated selection of clothing.