Friday, December 18, 2009

Oakland Shopping this weekend

Tonight from 6-8 pm Oakland will be alive with Shoppers and Music. Oakland merchants all over the city have agreed to stay open late and offer special deals or holiday treats. Many districts have also arranged to have musicians play on the streets. Lakeshore will have rides around Lakeshore & Grand Avenue by Backseat Pedicabs and face painting. For a complete list of particiapting merchants and musicians check out

Districts with many participating businesses include:Grand/Lakeshore, Fruitvale, Piedmont, Rockridge and Laurel. Also, staying open for the event are stores on 17th St., MacArthur Boulevard, Seminary/Bancroft Avenues, and in Downtown, Uptown, Old Oakland, Foothill Square, West Oakland, and in the Golden Gate, Montclair and Temescal Districts. Go to for a complete updated list.

Great Gift Ideas for $50 and under
available at Blankspace
Remember this is the last weekend for Holidayland!! we are open tonight until 8pm, Sat-Sun 12-8pm

Holidayland 2009Bird vs. Bird bags, wallets, stickers, magnets and pins $1.50 - $39

Mark Poulin Studios-assorted necklaces and earrings, $32- $45

Alena Rudolph- Potluck Pals, $40 each

Rowan Morrison-found paper journal, $10 each

Cubbyhole sleeves-keep your electronic devices and phones safe from scratches during transport or storage, $10 each