The downtown Staples is closing; Berkeley Vacuum has a new home; new arrivals include a fashion school, a kids' clothing store, a replacement for OSH and a career mentoring retreat workshops company.
Comcast exits downtown; the owners of a downtown laundromat cite rent hikes and chronic problems with homeless individuals as reasons for closing down; new spot for Mr. Mopps' bookstore; a new hair salon in SW Berkeley.
New shop brings Korean and Japanese skincare and make-up to downtown Berkeley; plus beloved flower shop moves to Cal, and more.
One store is new, and two others are closing.
Two East Bay real estate firms become one; plus colorful crafts on College and Vintage European Posters says adieu.
Three new businesses — offering clothing, real estate and health products — have opened, plus good-bye to a San Pablo boutique.
Two long-established businesses are closing, but bibliophiles will rush to the pop-up sale of remaining stock at Turtle Island Book Shop.
One store is downsizing, one is moving, and one is threatened with eviction.
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The owner of a hair salon that has operated in Berkeley for 30 years and is closing, says the risk and liability of running a small business today is "mind-numbing." Catch up with other openings and closings.
The Elmwood welcomes a new optical store and real estate office while a boutique in the North Shattuck area selling kids' toys and clothes is shutting up shop.
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Three decades-old businesses closed, or are closing soon; there's a new car shop in town; plus: questions over a longstanding bait-and-tackle store.
Nordic House is closing after operating in the East Bay for 57 years, as is jewelry store Kiss My Ring. Women's clothing boutique Lobelia shuttered in January.
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There's lots of activity among bike shops and a new flower shop in town, while a longstanding purveyor of salvaged wood is closing up shop after over 40 years.