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East Bay spa treatments put relaxation and rejuvenation first.

Is making more “me time” on your list of New Year’s resolutions? Jumpstart a more relaxed and tranquil 2014 with a visit to one of these terrific East Bay spas.
January 02, 2014

Book/Shop marries books and shopping, a fine match.

There are all kinds of bookstores: emporiums like Barnes & Noble; neighborhood shops with handwritten shelf-talkers and disaffected, bespectacled staff; and dusty vaults, teeming with musty books in a disorganized jumble, threatening to topple over. And then there’s Book/Shop in Temescal Alley.
January 02, 2014

Public Bikes lands in the East Bay.

Shopping for a bike can make the average Joe feel like he has to be the next elite spandex-clad racer. That’s not the case at Public Bikes.
January 02, 2014

Our holiday gift guide scours East Bay stores for fabulous finds.

Our don't-miss list of what's hot and exciting this season in the East Bay.
December 03, 2013

Funky Furniture From SOBU

Alessandro Latini spent more than a decade designing furniture that wound up at places like Crate & Barrel, Macy’s, Pottery Barn, and other mass-market stores. Now, the designs he creates for SOBU, a company he owns and runs with his wife, Laleh, veer far away from those mall favorites.
December 03, 2013

East Bay online shopping guide

Not interested in braving the shopping crowds? Visit online stores of notable East Bay artisans to check out goods sold exclusively on the web, or that are hard to find in stores.
December 03, 2013

Alameda shopping stops for the holidays.

Gift-giving on the Island is simple with our holiday shopping guide.
December 03, 2013

East Bay online shopping guide

Not interested in braving the shopping crowds? Visit online stores of notable East Bay artisans to check out goods sold exclusively on the web, or that are hard to find in stores.
December 03, 2013

Funky Furniture From SOBU

Alessandro Latini spent more than a decade designing furniture that wound up at places like Crate & Barrel, Macy’s, Pottery Barn, and other mass-market stores. Now, the designs he creates for SOBU, a company he owns and runs with his wife, Laleh, veer far away from those mall favorites.
December 03, 2013

Rachel Konte of OwlNWood describes her store.

The OwlNWood’s fashion maven Rachel Konte talks shop as her store celebrates an anniversary.
December 03, 2013