Stores Are Reopening on the Avenue!

Businesses Are Reopening on the Avenue!Some of our favorite Piedmont Avenue shops are reopening (with COVID-19 restrictions) and we have put together a partial list that includes all the details. So, spend some time on the Avenue and spread the love. Let’s support the health of our local small businesses!

Bella Ceramica
3982 Piedmont Avenue
One of the largest selections of fine Italian ceramics in the Bay Area. Handmade gifts from Italy, tableware from Deruta, and murals from Florence to name a few.

Bella Ceramica is open for online shopping.

Blue Door Beads
4167 Piedmont Avenue
Offers a wide range of beads, findings, tools, and supplies including unique found materials (such as watch parts, vintage fishing lures, and radio resistors). They also carry handmade gifts.

Blue Door Beads is open 6 days a week for curbside pickup. You can either email them an order or stop by and they are happy to shop for you. Tuesday through Saturday from 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM. Email for pre-order.

J. Miller Flowers and Gifts
4416 Piedmont Avenue
Their flowers are always fresh and the arrangements are beautiful. They also carry candies and chocolates, balloons, wreaths and plants.

J Miller is open and accepting orders via their website and phone. They provide no contact delivery services and you can also make an appointment for a pick-up at the store.

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.

Maple Street Denim has begun reopening to the public—slowly and cautiously. They are letting people into a limited part of the shop beginning June 20, during their limited curbside pickup hours from Wednesday through Saturday from 12 to 4 PM. Dressing rooms will remain closed to the public, but private fitting appointments begin July 9, with expanded hours.

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).

Nathan & Co. is offering no contact curbside pickup and a $7 flat rate shipping fee for orders over $75. Free shipping on cards and jewelry using the coupon code ShopLight at checkout.

Piedmont Yarn
4135 Piedmont Avenue
Purchase your materials for crocheting, knitting, felting, and spinning projects. Their staff is creative and tremendously experienced—a fantastic resource. 

Piedmont Yarn is now open for in-store shopping and curbside pickup is still available. Check out their website for virtual knit and crochet circles. Store hours: Monday-Wednesday, 11 AM to 3 PM; Thursday, 3 to 7 PM; Friday, 11 AM to 7 PM; Saturday, 11 AM to 3 PM; Sunday, closed.

4135 Piedmont Avenue
Resurrect specializes in handcrafted apparel, local goods, and fair trade wearables. They feature over 75+ artists and designers from Oakland and beyond.

Resurrect is open Saturdays & Sundays from 12 noon to 5 PM. They also offer free shipping on all items over $100 (coupon code STAYHOME) and curbside pickup.
4135 Piedmont Avenue

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.

Spectator Books is taking phone and email orders for curbside pickup or shipping. Tuesday through Saturday from 12 noon to 5 PM:

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!

Twisted Thistle Apothecary is taking phone orders for same-day pickup or shipping.

And, while you are on the Avenue, stop by our store and grab some lunch or pick up something for dinner!

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