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Shop Talk: The ins and outs of Berkeley businesses

New appliance store in the General Appliance space SAME AGAIN General Appliance, at 2524 Shattuck Ave., which closed its doors in June after 72 years in business, has been replaced by Airport Home Appliance Annex which has branches in Redwood City and Hayward. (Hat tip: Rachel Anderson) SWEET STUFF Berkeley’s Indie Cakes & Pastries started supplying Berkeley’s Saul’s Deli with pastries […]

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Shop Talk: The ins and outs of Berkeley businesses

Closed: The Craftsman Home NEW DIRECTION  Arts & Crafts furniture store The Craftsman Home at 3048 Claremont Avenue closed its doors after many years on August 13. Owner Lee Jester says he’s moving on to new ventures, still specializing in American Craftsman-style home furnishings. SHORT HOP Swiftly moving in to the old Craftsman Home space is clothing boutique […]