I grew up in SF, now I live in Antioch an east bay city, half hour from Oakland. I used to be a weekly visitor to Yoshi's, (I have at least 80 ticket stubs) not so much now. Seems like the greats are either gone or not touring as much. I'm going in February to see Branford Marsalis with Joey Calderazzo & Kirt Elling. That will be great.
The beauty (or danger) of this thread is getting introduced to new makers. A week ago I had no knowledge of Chr.Ward. Today I have one (thank you @justridiculous for being the enabler)
Have a ball bashing my sweater!
Thinning out my shoe collection
I'm moving this pair because they run large and my feet swim around in them.
For your consideration a pair of handgrade balmoral brogues by
D.C. LEWIS - Porter Model
This is a small brand not very well known yet
Traditional English design and styling. Goodyear-welted construction.
Channeled soles. Fiddleback waist.
The quality rivals shoes twice its price.
Signature ram's head medallion.
Medium brown - full grain Italian box...