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Tim Herndon and James Cook have had their antique store, Good, Better, Best, on Encinal Avenue for almost 13 years. Herndon talks about some exciting changes they’ve made to their business and shares with us some lesser-known tidbits.
December 03, 2012

Retail Therapy

Unique One-Stop Shopping for Everyone on Your List
December 03, 2012

Retail Therapy

Unique One-Stop Shopping for Everyone on Your List
December 03, 2012

New to You

From pristine 1920s party dresses to Forever 21 T-shirts circa early-2012, here are some of the best spots around to score sartorial points.
August 31, 2012

Vintage Clothes, Futuristic Wheels

A former Oakland-based fashion retailer has recently planted its roots on Park Street.
August 31, 2012

Pop-up Fashion

What do you get when a traveling sales wagon idea is combined with vintage clothes, food, wine, music and a lot of women with an eye for fashion?
August 31, 2012

All Things Pets

According to the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, 39 percent of all households in the United States have at least one dog and 33 percent have at least one cat.
May 03, 2012

Against the Grain

Denise DeRose’s exquisite handbags don’t come from a fabric-strewn atelier. They’re born in her Oakland wood shop. DeRose is one of the only artisans in the country turning wood into wearable art.
May 03, 2012

A Little Alchemy and a Lot of Heart

What does a one-time English teacher do upon moving to Oakland and finding a tough job market? Open a most charming spice shop with his fiancé, of course. John Beaver and Erica Perez opened Oaktown Spice Shop in December to fanfare from friends and neighbors.
May 03, 2012

Word on the Street

What should replace the former Borders Bookstore space at South Shore Center?
May 03, 2012