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Shop Talk: College Terrace Market to open, flower shop could close

Original post made on May 26, 2017

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the upcoming opening of the College Terrace Market, the potential closure of a 72-year-old flower shop and other retail news.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, May 25, 2017, 12:18 PM

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Posted by CTM Friend
a resident of College Terrace
on May 26, 2017 at 12:15 pm

Thankfully, SOMEONE involved with CTM has some sense and repainted the building from eye-scorching Orange to early-jaundice yellow - a notable improvement. Now if they could just take down the gimmicky Castle Wall structures and lamps up top Miki's new shop, we'd really be in business. Or else they should go all in and build a moat and make CTM Market a themed grocery store . This in-between stuff is a no womans' land.


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Posted by George Rogers
a resident of College Terrace
on May 27, 2017 at 5:16 pm

This has to one of the ugliest buildings in Palo Alto. What are these people thinking?


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Posted by Sarah
a resident of Crescent Park
on May 28, 2017 at 6:15 pm

So sad to hear about Michaela's Flower Shop, formerly Stapletons Florist, closing. I remember when Mr. and Mrs. Stapleton owned the shop; they were wonderful. Many a Paly student worked there during the summer, including my brother and sister. Hopefully it will remain a flower shop - but I highly doubt it. I hate seeing so many shops I grew up with disappear:(


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a resident of Greater Miranda

on Jul 27, 2017 at 11:01 am

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Posted by Ffood
a resident of College Terrace
on Oct 6, 2017 at 8:34 am

Good riddance Bon vivant


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