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Palo Alto to ban plastic bags at stores, restaurants

The era of plastic bags is about to come to an end at shops and restaurants throughout Palo Alto after city officials decided...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Jun 30, 2013 at 7:03 am | 78 comments | 13640 Views

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Adios Compadres

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Original post made on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by new resident, on Jan 31, 2012 at 6:47 am | 74 comments | 10515 Views

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City punches hole in Izzy's rooftop bagel display

Customers are doing a double-take if they happen to look up at the roof as they enter Izzy's Bagels at 477 S. California...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Billboard lighting pollution, on Nov 11, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 71 comments | 7224 Views

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Midtown's 'Creme de Cafe' coffee shop closes

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Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by sima, on Sep 12, 2009 at 12:47 am | 64 comments | 5016 Views

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do you tip for take-out food?

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Original post made by curious on Sep. 16, 2007
Last comment by Keith, on Oct 12, 2007 at 7:25 pm | 61 comments | 9991 Views

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Happy Donuts to close on Friday

It's the only place in Palo Alto were one can hang out or satisfy a 3 a.m. craving, and the Happy Donuts at 3916 El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Reverend Anthony McFarland, on Jul 15, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 53 comments | 43728 Views

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Shop Talk: Major shakeup planned at Ming's

Chinese Cuisine and Bar, Palo Alto's largest and oldest Chinese restaurant, is about to undergo a huge transition. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 30, 2013 at 11:27 am | 46 comments | 9052 Views

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Zibibbo restaurant shutters after 17 years in downtown Palo Alto

Longtime Palo Alto restaurant Zibibbo has shuttered after 17 years, owner Rowena Wu confirmed Wednesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 28, 2014 at 7:33 pm | 45 comments | 14410 Views

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The rebirth of Town & Country

Some descriptions of Town & Country Village of the past might seem unimaginable to anyone who frequents the boutique Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Michael O, on Jan 22, 2014 at 9:15 pm | 40 comments | 21539 Views

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Shop Talk: New stores to open at Town & Country

Fitness apparel store PrAna, upscale women's clothing boutique Joie and luxury cosmetics retailer Space NK prepare to move...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, on Aug 5, 2015 at 3:33 pm | 37 comments | 4947 Views

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Anyone tried Green Elephant Gourmet or Indochine?

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Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on Jul. 25, 2006
Last comment by Asian Food Enthusiast, on Sep 21, 2007 at 2:18 am | 35 comments | 13393 Views

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Shop Talk: Sushi restaurant Miyake closes

Add Miyake and Cafe Renaissance to the growing list of restaurant closings in Palo Alto. Miyake, the noisy, flashy, busy...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 8, 2013 at 11:06 am | 35 comments | 6967 Views

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Former President Bill Clinton visits Palo Alto

Former President Bill Clinton stopped by LYFE Kitchen in downtown Palo Alto Wednesday afternoon for a private lunch with...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Dec 7, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 35 comments | 2697 Views

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Shop Talk: Popular lunch spot Korean BBQ closes

Two more local restaurants are gone. The biggest surprise to many is the demise of Korean BBQ, which closed its doors Aug....

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 7, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 32 comments | 16175 Views

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Plan to limit Cal Ave chain stores gains momentum

Palo Alto's push to limit chain stores in its eclectic "second downtown" gained steam Wednesday night when the city's planning...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 11, 2015 at 12:43 pm | 32 comments | 4128 Views

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What do you think of the new Restaurants section?

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Original post made by Eric on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Arnold79, on Oct 22, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 31 comments | 7763 Views

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Shop Talk

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Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by yves, on Feb 17, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 31 comments | 7632 Views

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Stanford Shopping Center announces further renovation plans

Stanford Shopping Center will enjoy a shopping spree of its own over the next two years, spending millions of dollars to...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by SSC worker, on Dec 3, 2014 at 11:51 am | 31 comments | 29403 Views

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Dinah's Poolside Grill to change hands Sept. 9

Dinah's Poolside Grill, an iconic 40-year-old Palo Alto restaurant, will close after serving lunch on Sept. 9 and reopen...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bambi, on Oct 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 30 comments | 7089 Views

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East Palo Alto may get long-sought supermarket

For years, East Palo Alto city officials have attempted to convince developers to build a supermarket in town so residents...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by city official member, on Mar 25, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 28 comments | 3622 Views
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