The Laurel Business Improvement District compiled a detailed list of the neighborhood’s open businesses to continue patronizing during shelter-in-place and social distancing. In addition to supermarkets, grocery stores, gas stations, and banks, local businesses are serving the public through web-based services, delivery, and curbside pick-up and takeout. Find out how you can support this vibrant neighborhood below!



Shop Oakland goods online, purchase a gift card, or donate to a local business. 

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Beast Oakland 

Buy Beast Oakland swag to rep the Town for pick-up or delivery. 


Handmade goods by local makers, and at-home activities for kids and adults– slime kits, embroidery kits, silk-screening kits, and even moldable play dough soap kits. 

Lali Simone 

Fashion-forward vintage boutique. Free shipping on online domestic orders of $100+. Gift cards also available. 


Nestled in the middle of MacArthur Avenue is one of the locations of this Bay Area favorite. Filled with gifts, apparel, jewelry, and other locally sourced goods, you can now shop Therapy products online. 


Wellness & Other Services

Take virtual workout classes and purchase gift cards for other services once we are over the curve. 

Anasa Yoga Photo 

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Anasa Yoga 

Deep breathing, stretching, and strengthening yoga classes offered online through Zoom. Sign up for classes, and receive a Zoom link 30-minutes before class starts! 


Offering gift certificates that can be used for hair treatments, day spas, and more! Call (510) 269-1973 to purchase. 

RBA Creative 

Paint and sip gift cards available for purchase (sent via email), as well as virtual Graphic Design, Web Design/Development, and print marketing services available. Email or call 510-842-7871. 


Food & Drink

Order to-go or delivery, or purchase gift cards from local food and drink businesses.

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Sequoia Diner 

Call (510) 482-3719 to order from the to-go menu, updated daily, for curbside pick-up. 

Phnom Pehn House 

Get a taste of South East Asia from this family-owned and operated restaurant for pick-up. 

House of Produce 

Mom and Pop grocery store. Call to order pick-up, and delivery through Doordash and Postmates. 

Find more Laurel open businesses, and ways you can support here


Other Ways to Enjoy Oakland From Home

There are plenty of ways to "visit" The Town without having to leave your humble abode. Watch Oakland-based flicks, make butterfly wings with Oakland-based artist, Favianna Rodriguez, do an Oakland jigsaw puzzle with a Sobre Mesa cocktail in hand!