Specializes in under-$15 bottles and offers $1 Saturday tastings.
Both a record label and a brick-and-mortar, the record store carries everything from punk and hardcore to country and soul stuff, hosts shows regularly, and has what's probably the only publicly operating vintage photo booth in the East Bay.
Located a couple blocks from Ashby BART, Nomad provides the soy-latte crowd a place to discuss their recent trips to Guatemala and work on their laptops, thanks to free wi-fi. In addition to the espresso menu, Nomad serves sandwiches, beer, and smoothies.
Offers a combination of salvaged goods and crafting supplies, from old photographs and fabrics to furniture and film canisters.
Sells new and rebuilt bikes, accessories, apparel, and other items, and does repairs and custom orders.
An independently owned bookstore specializing in African-American literature.
The restaurant serves Ethiopian dishes made from authentic traditional recipes, with options for carnivores and vegans alike.
With a great selection of funky and classic yarns, this is not your grandma's knitting store (though she'll probably like it too). The small shop also hosts classes for both beginners and seasoned knitters.