Lulu Ray

Lulu Rae, the confection and chocolate shop with the best rose-flavored gelato in town, is to close at the end of the month. (Hat-tip: reader Jean Chu.)

The store, which is just over the Berkeley border at 6311 College Avenue in Oakland, was founded by Piedmont resident Shelley Grubb and is named after her two daughters.

The store is currently holding a 30% off closing out sale. Its last day of business is December 31.

[Photo: Lulu Rae website.]

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...