Vintage Vantage

The Alameda Point hosts a huge antique flea market on the first Sunday of every month.  It’s like a trip through time walking the miles worth of vintage treasures. You cannot walk out of there without something, even if it’s just kettlcorn. This time around I particularly admired how goods were re-purposed; art is truly in [...]

El Taco Bike

As you push through artsy strollers at the Oakland Art Murmur (first Friday of every month) and make your way to the “Giant Burger” parking lot (Telegraph & 21st), you’ll have a “Happy Days” flashback. Vintage cars fill the lot, a DJ spins cruisin’ tunes and the crowd busts sock hop moves. But the jewel last Friday was [...]

Classic Custom

 This past Saturday (July 10th), was the Strangers Car Club’s 12th Annual Car Show and BBQ in History Park at Kelley Park in balmy San Jose. It was definitely a trip back in time, like an outdoor Antique Roadshow, but sexier.  The streets were framed by classic customized cars and  filled with modern day Daddy O’s with [...]