02 Oct 2014

Graffiti From A New Perspective

In this video Nissan uses it’s 100% electric LEAF to generate a powerwasher! This powerwasher will create art otherwise known as “reverse graffiti” in order to draw attention to how polluted our environment can become. Ordinary city streets & walls that most of the time get extremely grimey can easily

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01 Oct 2014

OMF

Oakland Music Festival with the homeskillets. You know how we do. Town biz. Umami Burger The Especiale Truffle Fries & Caesar Truffle Burger The Original Belly Steak + Eggs & Belly Tacos Cali Tacos Belly Cali Fries …and my fave month.

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30 Sep 2014

Not Even Once Mural Project Fall 2014

  Big Mahalo Nui to Illest & all our sponsors for donating towards the fall 2014 Not Even Once Mural Project (NEOMP) in partnership with Hawaii Meth Project.  This mural project is a statewide anti-meth campaign within the island chain of Hawai’i.  We painted 4 murals at 4 high schools

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19 Sep 2014

KAWS: MAN’S BEST FRIEND

Get off work early, and go see some art. I think that should be my new mantra… I spent an afternoon on the Westside and had a chance to see the latest KAWS exhibit, “Man’s Best Friend”. I’ve managed to see every one of the shows he’s had at Honor

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16 Sep 2014

Cloud 19

Since dropping end-August, that new mixtape Cloud 19 by Oakland’s own Kehlani, been stuck on repeat. And if you like that vibe reminiscent of them good ol’ days of 90’s queens of hip hop soul – that blunted, cruise-good, “I deserve better” music – then this is a must. You too…will

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05 Sep 2014

Colorado Sand Sculpture

My family loves the beach, sometimes just to relax for a few hours, but most of the time you can find us on surfboards right beyond the break. Occasionally we get bored and the kids need something to keep them busy. At some point we begin to dig in the

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04 Sep 2014

Catching up w/ Phife Dawg & DJ Rasta Root at Illest LA

While I was still at working out of our Los Angeles store, I got to meet some amazing people. From fans of the brands, to industry personnel and all the way up to famous celebrity’s. Though the one visit that tops almost everything is meeting hip-hop royalty Phife Dawg the

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03 Sep 2014

Hiero Day 2014

The third annual Hiero Day happened this past holiday weekend. It was also MaryJane’s third year of vending this event so we’re three for three! From the first Hiero Day on half a shared block of one artists stage and vendors countable on one hand, to what it is today…

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02 Sep 2014

New York State of Mind

The last stop on our summer of travels is New York!  First time back since May 27, 2006 to visit our little future Army guy in training at my alma mater…so many things have changed!  One thing I wish I did when I lived on this side of the country

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27 Aug 2014

DREAM Day 2014

This past Saturday some of the Bay Area’s best DJs and artists gathered to pay tribute to Oakland’s beloved Graffiti King and Bay Area legend, Mike “DREAM” Francisco. Recognized worldwide as a style master, Dream’s graffiti established the visual aesthetic of Oakland’s Hip Hop culture and put The Town on

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