Author Archives LZ

  • On Grand Ave., West of 580 Hello, Neighbors!  Watch this space for monthly news and notes about tasty gems, handy services, art, and changes on Grand Ave., west of 580.  —  LZ. Bacheesos Five years ago, the Adams Point neighborhood watched eagerly as Amir Asli, the new owner, and his family, transformed a shabby, closed […]

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  • On Grand Ave., West of 580 Hello, Neighbors! Watch this space for monthly news and notes about tasty gems, handy services, art, and changes on Grand Ave., west of 580. — LZ.   Hirut’s Alterations and Tailor Have you purchased a larger size to fit your hips, but find the top of the outfit far […]

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  • WEST OF 580 – SIMPLY GREEN DAY SPA Hello neighbors! Watch this space for monthly news and notes about tasty gems, handy services, art, and changes on Grand Ave., west of 580.  – LZ At the Simply Green Day Spa, a soothing waterfall wall cascades gently behind the receptionist as she greets clients, offering each […]

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  • On Grand Ave., West of 580 Hello, Neighbors!  Watch this space for monthly news and notes about tasty gems, handy services, art, and changes on Grand Ave., west of 580.  —  LZ. The 4-year-old Grand Lake Coffee House (440 Grand Ave., corner of Bellevue) is the place to go for coffee (or tea) with no […]

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  • On Grand Ave., West of 580 Hello, Neighbors!  Watch this space for monthly news and notes about tasty gems, handy services, art, and changes on Grand Ave., west of 580.  —  LZ. This month we say, “Happy Anniversary” to Lakeview Bicycle (622 Grand Ave., just 4 buildings west of the 580 overpass). Charlie Cho, owner, […]

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  • On Grand Ave., West of 580 Hello, Neighbors!  Watch this space for monthly news and notes about tasty gems, handy services, art, and changes on Grand Ave., west of 580.  – LZ. The Lake Merritt Super Market, on the corner of Grand and Perkins, has been family-owned and serving our neighborhood since 1986. When the […]

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  •  The Sacred Well – September 2013 Hello, Neighbors!  Watch this space for monthly news and notes about tasty gems, handy services,unusual offerings, art, and changes on Grand Ave., west of 580.  —  LZ. A 13-year-old girl stared at a photo of hippies in Berkeley and told her mom her dream was to open a place […]

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  • LZ’s Grand Avenue – West of 580 Archives January 2017 – High Peaks Kitchen restaurant opens December 2016 – The relaunch of the Loring Cafe November 2016 – California Document Preparers moves next door AND Spokes Bike Shop Collective moves to Berkeley September 2016 – Room 389 Cocktail Lounge and Cafe July 2016 – Grand Lake Kitchen doubles it […]

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  • Hello, Neighbors! Watch this space for monthly news and notes about tasty gems, handy services, art, and changes on Grand Ave., west of 580.  —  LZ. Kitchen 388 – August 2013 Kitchen 388 (at, duh, 388 Grand Ave.) is a bright and cheerful café with a small bouquet of fresh flowers on every table. Come […]

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