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.
Studio of the Oakland designer, which sells limited styles and other accessories.
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.
Packed with (reasonably priced) used electronics, clothing, furniture, and household goods, the nonprofit also helps developmentally disabled adults in the East Bay.
The cooperatively run retail space carries independently made clothing, accessories, and art, and also offers jewelry and clothing customization and repair, along with classes and workshops.
The shop specializes in horticultural rarities and floral and garden design.
Offers a combination of salvaged goods and crafting supplies, from old photographs and fabrics to furniture and film canisters.
A custom art and jewelry shop located in Alley 49.
Offering locally made herbal medicine, botanical inspired art, and community-centered holistic education.
An antique and collectible shop with unique items, gifts, and side furniture.
An urban home store that sells a mix of vintage and new home furnishings, from mid-century and Danish to furniture with an industrial edge.
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 studio and storefront for Marisa Haskell's jewelry line also carries locally made textiles and artwork.
The Temescal Alley shop boasts a "cult collection" of vintage garb for men and women.