Metalsmith Kate Ellen's jewelry store, part of the popuphood initiative in Old Oakland, features a curated collection of jewelry and art from local designers, along with locally made home and body products.
The atmosphere at Era is upscale, the decor is decadent, and the popular bar attracts a diverse crowd. DJs spin everything from cumbia to reggae, hip-hop, and rock music. There’s a dress code, sometimes a cover charge, and on busy nights there may be a line to get in the door. There are two lounges, strong drinks, and exhibitions of original artwork.
A pop-up gallery and boutique that features works by emerging and established East Bay artists.
Part of the popuphood initiative in Old Oakland, the shop sells items like uncommon home and personal accessories, jewelry, and clothing.
A slow-fashion boutique, gallery, and design studio that sells handmade garments made from scavenged, re-purposed, and otherwise sustainable materials.
A shoe store, art gallery, and venue space.
The cafe, which replaced the beloved Mama Buzz in February 2012, serves up homemade sausages, pastries, beer, and coffee, all for under $10. Like its predecessor, the space hosts a gallery that features works by local artists.