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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

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

Outside-the-box ideas for your favorite sports fiend.

Sure-to-please gifts for the active people in you life.
December 03, 2013

Alameda shopping stops for the holidays.

Gifts for all on your list.
December 03, 2013

Swirl and Peruse Novelties—A peek at Alameda’s newest retailers.

Stroll down the brick hallway of Park Street Plaza’s newly refurbished space, and for a moment, you just may feel like you’ve been transported to a European alleyway. It’s only fitting that Bonne Vie, meaning good life, greets you at the corridor with warm wood floors, a Native American wood statue (a former Pillow Park Plaza icon), and racks of wine, champagne, beer, and cigars from France, Germany, Spain, Africa, New Zealand, and other countries worldwide.
November 04, 2013

A Very Finny Story

A midnight-blue fish swims back and forth inside a plastic tank. End of story? Not by a long shot. The fish’s natural waste products, upcycled into plant-pots fitted across the tank’s top, fertilize edible plants growing in those pots. Cleaned by the plants, the water returns to the tank.
November 04, 2013

Kid-O-Rama

Kids need gear. From bassinets to French couture, we have you —and your kids—covered when it comes to shopping.
May 01, 2013

Kid-O-Rama

Kids need gear. From bassinets to French couture, we have you —and your kids—covered when it comes to shopping.
May 01, 2013

Take 5: Boutique Shopping

Before opening Lilac Dress Boutique, London-born Pilar Burlingham worked at small and large retail institutions including Cartier, Tiffany & Co. and Bloomingdale’s.
March 01, 2013

Rest and Recharge in 2013

There’s one New Year’s resolution you’ll literally want to sleep on. Commit to restful sleep each night, and you’ll feel how it can boost your health and mood.
January 03, 2013