Avoid the Black Friday Crowds and Shop Local!

Avoid the Black Friday Crowds and Shop Local!Shop on Piedmont Avenue this weekend and support neighborhood business.
Avoid the Black Friday crowds, stay out of the malls, and keep shopping pleasurable and leisurely with a stroll down the avenue with friends and family. Piedmont Avenue shopping boasts an impressive list of great, independently-owned shops and services. So, get out there and explore while selecting your holiday gifts.

Maple Street Denim
4266 Piedmont Ave
This locally-owned fashion shop specializes in everything denim. They offer quality staples for your wardrobe with their wide range of denim for both men and women. The difference in quality is remarkable, and your clothes will feel better and last much longer. Plus, the owners really know denim and can help you get the best fit possible. (We also love their sale racks!)

Mulberry’s Home
160 41st Street
A collection of fine furniture, home accessories and gifts for all occasions. Beautiful gift items for the home.

Nathan & Co
4025 Piedmont Ave
This is a favorite store to drop in and browse for gifts for all occasions. They have a great selection of unique home decor plus everything from kitchen items to gag gifts to dog collars and greeting cards. Plus they have amazing gift-wrapping skills (for a reasonable price, too).

The Rare Bird
3883 Piedmont Avenue
Rare Bird has a carefully curated gift shop with wonderful handcrafted goods. And, they also host creativity and wellness workshops and as well as private art parties.

Spectator Books
4163 Piedmont Ave, Oakland
Peruse their extensive collection of used books at great prices, carefully curated new book selection (including backlist gems and classics), and their unique array of greeting cards, DVDs, puzzles, journals, curios, maps & ephemera.

Twisted Thistle Apothicaire
4156 Piedmont Ave
Great gifts for open minds including herbal teas, crystals, tarot, books, essential oils, fun and challenging flow toys, nose-tantalizing incense, and the list goes on and on!

And while you are in the neighborhood, stop by the store for a bowl of warm soup and salad, or something from our hot bar for lunch. We love to know you are supporting local businesses!

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