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Where to Shop, Play, and Eat in Old Town Oakland

Browse for books and Beast Mode apparel, see murals and historic sites, and eat your heart out.

Find Community and More at Bay Station

Sneakerheads, hula dancers, doulas, and more unite on Lincoln Avenue.

A Ranch-Style Home Goes Bold With Tile

Some modern tile brings a California ranch-style home into the 21st century.

Hello Vintage Debuts in Berkeley

Plus, Sanchez Contemporary hosts an exhibition of women artists, and Spoiled Boutique has a new home.

Home Design That’s Relaxed, Individual, and Well-Crafted

Here’s how some of the area’s hippest home decor purveyors pinpoint local cool — and share what’s hot in home goods.

Beauty, Function Define East Bay Ceramics

Simple, beautiful, and functional ceramics and dishware land on East Bay tables and in kitchens.

Makers Upcycle Discarded Wood Into Fine Furnishings

East Bay woodworkers JP Frary and SapphirePine are among local furniture makers creating functional and beautiful furnishings from wood that would otherwise be castoffs.

East Bay Fashion Gets Freer, Bolder, More Enduring

But the general feeling is still “anything goes.”

Anything Goes

East Bay fashion gets freer, bolder, more enduring, and less conforming.

Fun and Funky Downtown Berkeley

Cultural icons, interesting shops, and food options galore define the vibe.