Temescal Alley, Oakland
For most, holiday shopping translates to snaking checkout lines, exploded clothing displays, and a soundtrack of pop Christmas carol covers. Not this year. We’ve ranked 10 of the Bay Area’s top gift-gathering blocks on a 30-point scale and selected presents for everyone on your list, from kids and spouses to hosts and bosses. Your new gift-finding strategy? A short stroll down the street.
Originally published in the November 2013 issue of San Francisco