seems like the east bay is sprouting all sorts of fads and cutting-edge trends these days.
first off, straight outta richmond, we've got the Homies - thumb-sized figurines of streetwise latino characters wearing over-sized urban duds and packing muy attitude. reportedly, these bario caricatures are sweeping the nation, having become exceedingly popular with both inner city and suburban kids alike.
then we have a recent news feature from oakland on Whistle Tips - metal plates welded inside a car's muffler that create a screeching whistle noise that is audible for almost a mile. residents in oaktown are trippin' about this one:
trendspotters take note: the east bay's got it goin' on . . .
Posted by bojon at July 3, 2003 09:20 AM