A compact place easily overlooked in the middle of the Russian Hill neighborhood in San Francisco, Smoke Signals is filled with some of the biggest collections of local, national and international magazines and newspapers from around the world. If you are a magazine aficionado, then Smoke Signals will have you scouring through some of the most coveted magazines in fashion, art, design, home décor, travel, crafts, cars and more. Find magazines you have never heard of and rediscover some of your favorites in this glorious magazine world.
Smoke Signals, 2223 Polk St, San Francisco, CA, USA 415-292-6025
A rich and distinctive tea drinking experience, T-We is located in the heart of the Financial District in Crocker Galleria. Locally mixed, the store sells hand-crafted teas with a variety of flavors and witty names like: Madame Morocco, Grumpy Dinosaur, Sexpot, Flaming Prince Charming and more. The tea lover in you will thank you, once you step into this charming shop that’s stocked with herbal, black, oolong and fruit flavored teas with a unique mix that will send you into sensory overload. Head over and take a sit and sip some tea or two during T-We’s tea cocktail events.
Oaklandish is best described as an off the beat, local go-to clothing store for all things Oakland in apparel. Screen-printing is the cornerstone of Oaklandish, with different sayings, such as BART maps, tree icons, Golden State Warriors, Oakland A’s and more on a variety of apparel. It’s one of the most popular stores in downtown Oakland for locals to get their quick fix of originality, personality and also a place to feel most like you.
Oaklandish, 1444 Broadway, Oakland, CA, USA 510 251-9500
There’s nothing like a huge selection of games to make you reminisce about your childhood. Walking into Games of Berkeley right in the middle of downtown Berkeley, you will find a wide variety of board games, card games, puzzles, trinkets and small toys suited for children and adults alike. This store stocks the most popular games, like Cards Against Humanity, Munchkin and Things, classics like Taboo, Monopoly and Uno, and local games like Oar Else. You can definitely get lost in a sea of games here.
An ever changing store each month bringing new merchants from the online storenvy.com. This is a dynamic revolution where small businesses can have their items in a brick and mortar location. It makes for a great shopping experience located in the Crocker Galleria in the Financial District of San Francisco. Storenvy offers a variety of trendy apparel, accessories, shoes, jewelry and more. What other store do you know changes completely every month? So you if want some local trendy items and a one-of-a-kind shopping experience stop at the Storenvy Pop-up Shop.