Shop Talk

Business openings, closings and more

Midtown Philz Coffee gets a makeover, a new shade and window treatment store opens in downtown Palo Alto, and the San Francisco Giants Dugout Store returns to the Stanford Shopping Center.

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Posted by parent
a resident of Midtown
on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:31 am

Please do not park in the bike lane across the street from Philz. If there is no parking in the lot right in front of Philz, use the parking lot on the other side of the building, next to the liquor store.

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Posted by Silly
a resident of Embarcadero Oaks/Leland
on Sep 5, 2014 at 5:04 pm

Too bad they didn't fix their driveway entrance right after the Middlefield light instead of on the side street. I see near accidents there at least once a week.

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Posted by Rick
a resident of Crescent Park
on Sep 5, 2014 at 7:52 pm

Thank you Shop Talk. This is the most informative part of the paper.

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Posted by Needy
a resident of Midtown
on Sep 6, 2014 at 4:02 pm

Philz needs more than a makeover--more like a face and body lift, maybe a new room added on.

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Posted by NoParkingOnLomaVerde
a resident of Palo Verde School
on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:39 am

*Parent* is correct. The other side of the street is a bicycle lane; NO PARKING there until after 7pm.
I would appreciate it if Philz would post a notice to that effect and ask patrons to park on Middlelfield or in the lot at the liquor store end instead (which does not just belong to the liquor store).

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Posted by UC Davis Grad
a resident of Mountain View
on Sep 8, 2014 at 6:26 pm

So the Giants Dugout store goes from the Stanford Shopping Center...to downtown Palo Alto...back to the Stanford Shopping Center?

Somehow, no matter what the rationale, this doesn't make sense.

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