Issue No. 02 – The Community Issue

The second issue explores the relationship between our globally connected community and its appreciation for all things local.


Jermain Defoe, Copenhagenizing the World, Jesko Fezer, Vallee Duhamel, Remaking Myanmar, Lucha VaVoom, Tom Guinness

Oak Street is a biannual magazine that explores the interaction between media, culture and community. We talk with builders – artists, thinkers and entrepreneurs – and share their stories about how people transform great ideas into movements.



Frank & Oak Gets Ready For NYFW

A behind the scenes look at Frank & Oak's New York Fashion Week preparations.

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James Murphy Is Making Music With Tennis Data

This is what you get when the former LCD Soundsystem frontman and IBM join forces to make beautiful music together.

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Paris' Rooftop Boom

Parisians invented cafe culture. They sip their coffee on the street and watch people stride by. But today, rooftop culture is slowly becoming as Parisian as a baguette. Is Paris catching up to the likes of Los Angeles, Brooklyn, and Hong Kong in terms rooftops hotspots?

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Ukrainian Beer is a Metaphor for Life

A few miles away from the situation in Crimea, Sam Koebrich finds himself in Odessa, Ukraine in search of some of Europe's finest beers.

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The Science of Spice at Toronto's Hot & Spicy Food Festival

Vibhu Gairola tests his tastebuds (and his stomach) against red hot chili peppers, "death sauce", spicy burgers, and more at Toronto's Hot and Spicy Food Festival while investigating some of the science behind our favorite spicy foods.

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R.I.P. Resume, Long Live Coffee Meetups

According to Dave Wilkin, founder of networking startup Ten Thousand Coffees, young people need to create opportunities for themselves by getting out from behind a screen to meet potential mentors face to face – over coffee.

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Circuit Overload: August in Electronic Pop and Dance

This month's best, most interesting, and sometimes worst in electronic pop and dance music.

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Oak Street Cooks: Campfire Steak

Going camping this weekend? Don't forget to bring sustinence. Here's how to cook the easiest and tastiest thing around: a nice, big steak.

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