Tag Archive: oakland

Good Reads 01: Tiny Atlas Quarterly

(clockwise from top-left) Photos by Tara Donne, Erin Kunkel, Amanda Marsalis and Matthew Monteith Before I started Spotted SF I spent most of my days traveling for work, then would spend any additional… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Neighbor

Say hello to your new Neighbor in Oakland. This beautifully stocked home goods and furnishings shop is filled with so many goodies to love, including many of my own favorites, like Fog Linen… Continue reading

Support & Kickstart: This is Oakland

Anyone who features and photographs my beloved SF Bay Area has my heart. And I can’t think of anyone who’s done it more lovelier than Melissa Davis and Kristen Loken. This is Oakland is… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Oak Common

Recently discovered this great men and women’s boutique in the Grand Lake area of Oakland. The atmosphere and style—from the space to the selections—just feels cool, comfy and cozy. Makes me want to… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Lost & Found

What a great little find in the Rockridge area of Oakland. This shop carries a fun mix of both vintage and new items, especially some real unique lighting fixtures. I was seriously eyeing… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Ordinaire

Just discovered this brand new wine bar and wine shop a couple of weekends ago while having brunch in Oakland’s Grand Lake area. They offer a great variety of both local and European… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Homestead Apothecary

I actually don’t frequent herbal shops much, as I have very little knowledge about herbal varieties, but this one particularly drew me in. It’s a beautiful space filled with jars of all sorts, but they… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Boot and Shoe Service

Just discovered this fantastic spot last weekend and can’t wait to go back again already! So many things to love about this place. First off, super friendly service. Brunch (especially the Georgia white… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Marion & Rose’s Workshop

I’m really enjoying my trips to Oakland, as I’m discovering so many amazing gems I never knew existed—like Marion & Rose’s Workshop in Old Town. Sweet shop owner, Kerri, has been working with… Continue reading