East Bay Shopping & Style

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Best Kids Clothing Stores In The Bay Area

It is easy to find beautiful clothes for kids at high prices, but when reality sets in and cost is a concern don’t give up cuteness and quality for a lower price tag. Smart boutiques and consignment shops offer affordability for Bay Area moms.

04/14/2015

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Best Places To Buy Women’s Athletic Wear In The East Bay

For serious athletes, finding quality sportswear at local businesses can be a challenge. For those looking to avoid getting gear at the big box stores, here is a compilation of some of the best places to find women’s athletic wear in the Bay Area.

04/07/2015

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Best Used Bookstores In The Bay Area

Bay Area residents are encouraged to visit a used bookstore in observance of Drop Everything and Read Day.

04/06/2015

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Satisfy That Sweet Tooth Craving at These Bay Area Candy Shops

San Francisco has a sweet spot for candy. Find the best of the best at these shops.

03/03/2015

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Top 5 Finds of Pre-Owned Furniture in The Bay Area

Everybody loves a bargain. In addition to the best places for stylish used furniture in the South Bay, we’ve compiled suggestions for savvy shoppers in San Francisco, North Bay and East Bay.

02/24/2015

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Elegant & Stylish Spots For Bridesmaid Dress-Shopping In The Bay Area

If you’re having more than one bridesmaid, you’ll be thinking about the best places for bridesmaid dresses for every budget in San Francisco and the Bay Area. Here are some great places to start looking.

02/17/2015

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Best Places To Get Piercings In The Bay Area

Check out this list of the best San Francisco piercing studios, which have years of solid experience, strong reputations and strict compliance with the 2012 Safe Body Art Act.

10/28/2014

The San Francisco Bay Area is an outdoor fitness center (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Sporting Goods Stores In The Bay Area

There are lots of choices for your preferred outdoor activities and even more choices for your favorite small business offering sporting goods, gear, equipment, clothing and accessories. These five are among the best for customer service and community ties.

09/16/2014

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Ask A Bay Area Expert: Shopping For Home Decor On A Budget

A Bay Area design expert shares thoughts on money-saving ways to decorate on a budget.

07/22/2014

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Ask An Expert: Dressing For Work During The Summer Heat

The summer heat can do a number on a professional wardrobe. Local fashion expert Kaye Cloutman provides some expert pointers for women who are out and about during the work day.

05/27/2014

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