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Shop Talk: The ins and outs of Berkeley businesses

Customers take advantage of pre-closing sale at Scrapbook Territory which shuttered on Sunday May 3, 2015. Photo: Scrapbook Territory SCRAPBOOK TERRITORY CLOSES  Arts and crafts supply store Scrapbook Territory on Fourth Street has closed after 12 years. Its last day was Sunday May 3. The store’s owners explained why they were shuttering on their Facebook page: “Well, I wish it […]

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New club aims to spice up downtown Berkeley nightlife

Berkeley Underground, a live performance venue, is opening in the former Shattuck Down Low space this weekend. Photo: Berkeley Underground Berkeley is saturated with places to eat and drink, but conspicuously missing is a place to dance afterwards. Soon that will change, when a nightclub called Berkeley Underground opens this weekend in the basement space at […]

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Shop Talk: The ins and outs of Berkeley businesses

Photo: Manny Hernandez NEW AMSTERDAM COFFEESHOP New Amsterdam Coffeeshop has closed after three years at 1952 University Ave. Its owners sent out a letter to customers and posted a sign on the door explaining they wanted to “spend more time with their boys.” “We never imagined that our little homemade restaurant would be so busy or popular or loved,” they […]