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Lampshades and Lushness Come to Restaurant Decor

What’s good for au courant restaurant decor may be finding a way into residential homes.

Doing Locust Street in Walnut Creek

Broadway Plaza may be posh, but it’s not the only place for shopping, playing, and eating in Walnut Creek.

Jon Sarriugarte Is a Modern Blacksmith

At his shop Form & Reform, Jon Sarriugarte applies old world blacksmithing techniques to forge bold furniture and lighting fixtures.

Introducing an Oakland Power Suit

Skylier Blanchard-Crowder brings fashion design and manufacturing to Oakland’s 12th Street as the classic power suit.

South Shore Center Is More Than a Mall

Head to the shore to support Alameda businesses while shopping locally in an open-air setting.

What’s New in Northwest Berkeley

The long-dowdy San Pablo-Gilman corridor has got it going on these days.

Sara Strong Has Woodworking In Her Blood

A Berkeley artisan returns to her family’s carpentry roots to make her livelihood at building furniture and home accents full time

Park Street is for Lovers (of Retail and Dining)

For as small and quiet as the Island may seem, Alameda always keeps things fresh on Park Street.

Matt Kalkstein Makes Custom Boomboxes

Carpenter, artist, and MAKBuilt founder Matt Kalkstein loves music, classic cars, and vintage clothes, combining his interests with his craft to make handcrafted “funk-tional” art.

Marilyn, Martinis, and Muir

Visitors to the charming Contra Costa town can sip stout coffee, browse for antiques, and see where John Muir lived.