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#Fairyland4GrownUps FAQ:

YES! Tickets are still available for sale at Oakland Supply Co. in Jack London Square: 427 Water Street. Children’s Fairyland in Oakland, which opened in 1950, is famous as a family attraction and for its outreach — including hands-on science classes and free field trips and family memberships for children from underserved communities. And yet […]

Exclusive YMTK Listening Party @ DTO

If you haven’t had a chance to check out East Oakland native and hip-hop artist YMTK, you’re in luck. Oaklandish is hosting an in-store listening party at our downtown Oakland store on Sunday, July 14th. Stop by 1444 Broadway from 7 to 9 pm to get an exclusive listen of YMTK’s new, unreleased project “9 […]

July Nonprofit of the Month: Youth Business USA

This month, Oaklandish is pleased to announce that Youth Business USA is our July Nonprofit of the Month. Youth Business USA is an Oakland-based nonprofit that supports low-income youth and youth of color to build their own businesses — starting from an idea, to crafting their pitch, to developing a quality product or service and […]

Spotlight on AXIS Dance Company

Local dance company, AXIS, has been at the forefront of exploring contemporary dance, integrated dance, and disability culture for the past 30 years. Founded in 1987, AXIS is our nation’s most acclaimed dance ensemble of disabled and non-disabled performers. The Oakland-based group has visited over 100 cities in the USA, Europe and Russia. They have […]

‘OG Beat Meet’ @ DTO

Oaklandish and Lo-Fiction proudly present the ‘OG Beat Meet,’ a live beat-making session hosted at our downtown Oakland store. Join us on Friday, July 7th from 7 to 9 pm at the downtown shop (1444 Broadway) for two hours of beats and raps created by local crew of artists and creatives, Lo-Fiction Collective, or Listener […]

May Nonprofit of the Month: Boys and Girls Clubs of Oakland

May Nonprofit of the Month: Boys and Girls Clubs of Oakland

Oaklandish is for the children! We could not be more excited to announce that The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland will be our Nonprofit of the Month for May! The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland have a simple mission: to develop the community’s youth into positive contributors to society. Started in 1941, The […]

Oakland Supply Co. 3rd Anniversary Party May 13th!

Oakland Supply Co. 3rd Anniversary Party May 13th!

Please join us Saturday, May 13th at 427 Water Street for a party from noon to 4pm, when we celebrate the new, expanded Oakland Supply Co. shop in Jack London Square and our three-year anniversary! The original Oakland Supply Co. location (291 3rd Street) is now closed. Our new, larger shop is right on the […]

BOSK 1 Year Anniversary Party feat. DJ Umami

BOSK 1 Year Anniversary Party feat. DJ Umami

Our BOSK shop in Old Oakland is celebrating its one year anniversary! Come vibe and chill with us from 5-8pm at the shop (494 9th Street, at the corner of 9th and Washington) on Friday, May 5th! Sounds by DJ Umami, plus giveaways from select brands including Huf, New Era, and Ethika!

Artist Talk and Listening Session with 1-O.A.K.

Artist Talk and Listening Session with 1-O.A.K.

If you’ve got his new album “Riding in Cars with Girls” on repeat, you’ll want to come down to the downtown Oaklandish shop on Sunday, May 7th from 3-5:30pm for this artist talk and listening session with 1-O.A.K, plus sounds by Trackademicks! We’ll start out with Brandon talking about his new album, followed by Q&A, […]

Adrian Marcel Meet & Greet at BOSK

Adrian Marcel Meet & Greet at BOSK

Join us on Saturday, May 6th at BOSK in Old Oakland for a meet & greet with Adrian Marcel! An Oakland native, Adrian’s hip-hop smoothed out on the R&B tip, with a pop feel appeal to it culminates in his debut album #GMFU. Vibe’s Ashley Pickens says: “Adrian Marcel has built himself quite the catalog […]

Event Recap: Marcus Thompson II and Time Kawakami live recording of Warriors Plus/Minus at Oaklandish

Event Recap: Marcus Thompson II and Time Kawakami live recording of Warriors Plus/Minus at Oaklandish

This past Tuesday, April 18th, we hosted Marcus Thompson II and Tim Kawakami for a live recording of their hit podcast ‘Warriors Plus/Minus’. The event, which took place at the Oaklandish flagship shop at 1444 Broadway, was a tremendous success! We had audience members from as far away as Richmond come out to show support […]

Michael Wertz’s ‘ABC Oakland’ in stores now!

Michael Wertz’s new book is now available at the Oaklandish downtown and Dimond shops! ‘ABC Oakland’ is one of the only—if not the only—picture books about the city of Oakland. It highlights landmarks and themes that exemplify Oakland’s unique culture, from the myriad food trucks on International Boulevard to giant redwoods that stretch up to […]

Marcus Thompson’s ‘GOLDEN’ in stores now!

Marcus Thompson’s ‘GOLDEN’ in stores now!

Marcus Thompson’s new book is now available at the Oaklandish downtown and Dimond shops! When it comes to Stephen Curry, point guard for the Golden State Warriors, reigning NBA MVP, and pop culture phenomenon, basketball fans and journalists have to invent new ways to say “wow.” GOLDEN is the first book to provide an all-access […]

Special ‘GOLDEN’ edition of Warriors Plus/Minus podcast

Special ‘GOLDEN’ edition of Warriors Plus/Minus podcast

Oaklandish is excited to announce a special live in-store recording for Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami’s hit podcast: Warriors Plus/Minus! We will be hosting a meet and greet with longtime Warriors beat writers and Bay Area News Group journalists Marcus Thompson II and Tim Kawakami! This event also celebrates the launch of Marcus Thompson’s new […]

Michael Wertz ‘ABC Oakland’ in-store event

Michael Wertz ‘ABC Oakland’ in-store event

Oaklandish is extremely excited to announce an in-store event with illustrator and printmaker Michael Wertz! On Saturday, April 29th, we will host Michael for a meet & greet and release event celebrating his picture book ‘ABC Oakland’ at the Oaklandish downtown Oakland retail store. ‘ABC Oakland’ is a collaborative venture between Michael Wertz, nonprofit book publisher Heyday of […]

East Bay Community Foundation returns for 4th annual #EastBayGives

East Bay Community Foundation returns for 4th annual #EastBayGives

East Bay Gives, Benefiting Nonprofits Across the Bay Area, Returns May 4 24-Hour Online Giving Day Supporting Hundreds of Nonprofits Across in the East Bay, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley Regions East Bay Gives, a 24-hour online giving day that supports the important work of Bay Area’s nonprofits, will take place this year on Thursday, […]

Oaklandish Walk-Off Collection

Oaklandish Walk-Off Collection

The birds are chirping, the weather is warming up, and more and more Town folks are wearing their green and gold. We are officially in Spring. To celebrate the seasonal change, the Oaklandish crew is dropping our Walk-Off Collection this coming Friday, April 14th! The Walk-Off Collection is our way of welcoming the return of Oakland […]

Oaklandish Spring 17 Launch Party Recap

As our Spring 17 collection dropped in-stores and online, we celebrated at our launch party at Eli’s Mile High Club. The event gathered folks from all walks of life in one of Oakland’s most storied venues. Originally a renowned blues venue, Eli’s Mile High went through some rough times (and many owners) before being reborn as a […]

April Nonprofit of the Month: Hack the Hood

April Nonprofit of the Month: Hack the Hood

Oaklandish is proud to announce Hack the Hood as our April Nonprofit of the Month! Winner of a 2017 Oaklandish Innovator Award, Hack the Hood introduces low-income youth of color to careers in tech by hiring and training them to build websites for small businesses in their own communities. During six-week “bootcamps,” young people gain […]

2017 Oaklandish Arts Grant Winners

2017 Oaklandish Arts Grant Winners

In remembrance of those who died in the tragic Ghost Ship fire, we wanted to do something to support the greater Oakland art community. We opened the application process for our Arts Grant to anyone creating art, regardless of the medium, platform, or ‘type’ of art they create. Throughout the application process, we received applications from […]

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