Philthy Clean Tattoo paints itself a new future downtown. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
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Shop Talk: Stolen Levi’s sign returned; antiques shop closes in South Berkeley after three decades
A merchant who loved shopping for antiques as much as selling them leaves a neighborhood of antique shops. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
Shop Talk: Hot tub maker opens Berkeley store; used T-shirts printed with fresh designs to cut waste
Robert’s son has taken over at Robert’s Hot Tubs, new to Fourth Street. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
Shop Talk: New school and club sails into the Berkeley marina; tech company turns worker co-op
Inspire Sailing opened at the marina a year ago. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
Berkeley ‘4-star’ store on Fourth Street closing as Amazon axes concept
When it opened in 2018, it was just the third 4-star store in the country. Now, Amazon’s abandoned the concept of bringing trending online items to retail shops.
Police link 5 youth from Berkeley car chase to Walnut Creek armed robbery
Police said some of the juveniles were wearing ankle monitors because they were already on probation at the time of their arrest.
Laptop snatch on Fourth Street leads to injury crash, detention of 5 juveniles
The vehicle used in the laptop grab was taken during an armed carjacking Monday in Oakland, police said.
Candles, cookies and clothes: Pop-up featuring Black women entrepreneurs coming to Fourth Street
Cathy Harris’ Mary B. Poppin pop-up shop featuring 16 vendors will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Spenger’s development can proceed on site of Ohlone shellmound, court rules
The decision by the California Supreme Court means a 260-unit complex with 130 units of affordable housing can proceed on the contested Ohlone land.
Cult favorite Dumpling Time will open its first East Bay location in Berkeley
Tanya Holland’s new restaurant opens in Oakland; Mama returns with a tipless model.
City appeals decision to allow 260-unit complex at 1900 Fourth St.
An appellate court said Berkeley should automatically approve a project on the Shellmound landmark site, but the city is pushing back.
Denny Abrams, creator of Fourth Street, has a jazzy second life
Abrams has provided financial backing to some of the most creative artists in jazz. “I know how hard it is to play and know how good they are,” he says.