02 Jun

“My first impression of Oakland was that it is very low key.

Although it wasn’t as flashy or structurally impressive as Manhattan, I noticed in the nuances there was something deeper– like character.”

From now on, our editor Shannon David will walk us through the streets of Oakland and we couldn’t be happier to have her with us! Once considered San Francisco’s ugly step-sister, Oakland has come into its own and illustrator Christina Song has a true eye for the city’s charm, depicted lovingly in her paper-cut Oakland City Map. Read the story!