Shop Talk features news about the openings and closings of businesses in Berkeley.
Three new stores have opened as part of a new Fourth Street development and more are on the way.
A new shade shop on Fourth Street, a lifestyle store with a cool mobile version, and a store that was going to close then decided against it.
Stores are always opening and closing in Berkeley. Here are the latest details.
After 37 years Nolo Press is closing its bookstore but will continue selling its books online; new to town: a new bike shop and an IT solutions business.
A new running shoe company that takes its inspiration and name from the culture and community of Berkeley has opened. Two closures to report too.
This week: news of a new calligraphy academy in Berkeley, a fine silk-ware store on Solano, and a pivot for the former Welcome Stranger.
A new clothing design studio, a dog daycare business and the return of Patelco: all this and more in our regular update of local business news.
Several new businesses have opened, or are about to open, locally, including an artisanal craft shop, a co-working space, a barber and a consignment store.
New openings to report this week include businesses for local artists, small-breed dogs and eyeware.
Safeway converts two former Andronico's into Safeway Community Markets, new event space opens.
Two longstanding businesses have closed, Red Bird and The Treehouse, while two others have just opened: the Coder School and Urban Remedy.
It's all happening on Fourth Street with two current Berkeley stores, Lululemon and Stella Carakasi, relocating to a new development there, and an incumbent, Flight001, closing up shop.