Sells violins, violas, cellos, strings, and accessories.
A maze-like, gargantuan store full of cheap, Scandinavian-style furniture and accessories (and food!).
The store has a wide selection of DVDs, CDs, and cassette tapes in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, and Punjabi.
Comprehensive hydroponics supply shop, offering nutrients, equipment, and more.
The aptly named Irrigation Equipment Company has been providing irrigation equipment and classes to the East Bay for more than forty years.
Based on the Island’s facade — a nondescript stucco wall with red and green stripes — it’s difficult to fathom just how cool this Alameda joint is on the inside. Located a few blocks from the Webster Tube, it specializes in dancehall, reggae, R&B, merengue, and soca, erring more on the pop side. Thatched roofs, orange lanterns, and a small dance floor give the Island a real Caribbean isle feel. This is a weekend-only joint with a classy dress code. There’s no cover for Ladies Nite on Fridays, and there is a cover for Reggae International Saturdays with DJ Electro.
The North Oakland nerd haven boasts a selection of role-playing games, collectible cards, and miniature and party games, and hosts a weekly Magic the Gathering meet-up and a bi-weekly Scrabble club.