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Goblins and Ghosts, Turkey and Pie

We're getting excited about all the Halloween goodies flowing into the store.We have everything you need from brains to skulls, from owls to cats, and from orange to black.  Check out our instagram this week for great Halloween ideas for your apartment, costume and hostess gifts. There's been a chill in the air this week with summer gradually taking it's leave (pun intended).  Here in San Francisco our Fall comes late in the year but its almost time to start thinking about roasting turkeys and gorging ourselves on pie. Jake's Castro Jams are the perfect accompaniment to all your fall dishes...

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We're ready for you!

GRAND OPENING PARTYLocal Take - Inner SunsetSeptember 10, 4-7p We've been having so much fun at our second location in the Inner Sunset, we've completely lost track of time!  The last four months with the new location have been quite an adventure for us.  We've been getting to know the neighborhood and trying to stay warm in the foggy Sunset:) We can't wait to share it with you.  Celebrate with us!Saturday, September 104-7pLocal Take - Inner Sunset1371 9th Ave SF 94122 The Potted Poppy is an online plant shop based in San Francisco that creates beautiful potted plant arrangements that consist of...

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Summer's almost over? It's just begun!

Yay for summer!Music festivals, trips to the river and afternoons spent at Dolores Park.  When the rest of the country is looking forward to cooler weather, we're gearing up for our summer.  Stay cool, and look even cooler, sporting your Dolores Park v-neck. With a view of downtown that's not often seen, this is a locals shirt.   Dump all your essentials (water, sunscreen, sunglasses, magazine) in this reversible tote that's sturdy enough to carry it all.  It will even fit your sweater until you need it after the sun goes down. Layer on the necklaces like these striking beauties from Julia Szendrei....

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Summer is for gifting!

Summer is almost upon us, and with the warmer days comes Father's Day, graduations, travel to exotic places and hopefully lots of backyard barbeques.  Whatever kind of gift you need for these occasions, we have it.  We'll even gift wrap and ship it. Zero hassle for you, 100% of the credit. Yep, we're that good. Just arrived in store... We are LOVING these new brass necklaces from Pretty Fun Designs. Mix of vintage, handmade, and finished materials. Hand-assembled and energy-charged in Oakland, California. Come on in to check out the rest of this very unique collection!             Tote...

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The Coolest Stuff You'll See All Day

Three years ago TODAY we opened the doors of Local Take in the Castro and we've never looked back. Since then, we've had the pleasure of working with over 200 artists and designers, launched a webstore, opened a second location, made tons of new friends and had a blast doing it all. Happy birthday to us!      Recently Hannah Beatrice Quinn joined our growing list of artists. Hannah uses second hand materials for her work, or as she likes to say "materials that have already had one life". Check out these gorgeous wooden cutting boards and bowls.    We also received some...

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