Harper Greer designs a line of locally designed and produced clothing for "curvy girls," as well as accessories and other locally made items.
Home of Qs Lounge and Dothas Juke Joint, this Jack London Square institution (located on the corner of Broadway and 2nd) showcases a variety of neo-soul, hip-hop, and blues acts, along with Monday Night Football (featuring video game tournaments and occasional guest appearances by the Raiderette Nation), live KSFO broadcasts recapping Raiders home games, barbecue, beer, and dinner buffets on the cheap. Birdlegg and the Tight Fit Blues Band perform every Saturday night at 9 p.m.; local and touring acts perform Friday nights at 8:30 p.m.
The retail storefront for the company that brought you the now-iconic Oakland "roots" logo. Chances are you don't go more than a day or two without seeing someone in The Town sporting one of those trendy T-shirts emblazoned with the tangled Oakland tree.
Newly-opened in Oakland's waterfront warehouse district, Urban Legend Cellars bottled 700 cases for its inaugural release. It consisted of five wines: a 2009 Sauvignon Blanc made from organic grapes grown in Lake County, a 2008 Nebbiolo-Sangiovese blend also from Lake County grapes; and three wines, Rosato di Barbera, Barbera and Teroldego, made from grapes grown in Clarksburg, on the Sacramento River.
A shoe store, art gallery, and venue space.
A light-filled 2000-square-foot gallery with a hidden indoor roof garden.
Providing a physical space where community leaders and social entrepreneurs can join together to work on furthering their ideas.
This artisan bakery from Mani Niall, the man best known for being a former personal chef to Michael Jackson, specializes in gluten-free and vegan-friendly baked goods. It also offers a full selection of specialty coffee drinks.