Wow, I thought only the Grinch, Scrooge or Mr. Potter (above) could take the cheer out of the holiday season, but it turns out the massive reconstruction… Read more “Has Walnut Creek’s downtown construction mania killed Christmas?”
Category: Broadway Plaza
Suicides in Public Places Traumatic to Witnesses
After Eric Hall, his father and two teenage sons rescued a high school girl who had jumped from the Golden Gate Bridge, they continued on their sailboat… Read more “Suicides in Public Places Traumatic to Witnesses”
Going, going … David M. Brian store is coming down to make way for Neiman Marcus
It looks like something from Land of the Lost, but it’s a giant excavator, knocking down and chewing up the former David M. Brian store to make… Read more “Going, going … David M. Brian store is coming down to make way for Neiman Marcus”
New cupcake shop for Broadway Plaza
Is this news of pressing community concern? Dunno. I just felt like putting pictures of cupcakes up on this blog. The cupcake craze continues with the opening… Read more “New cupcake shop for Broadway Plaza”
Should Taubman be worried about its challenge of Broadway Plaza and Walnut Creek over Neiman Marcus?
UPDATE: Or rather, should Broadway Plaza owner Macerich and the City of Walnut Creek take action against Taubman Centers Inc. for its anti-Neiman Marcus efforts, in the same way… Read more “Should Taubman be worried about its challenge of Broadway Plaza and Walnut Creek over Neiman Marcus?”
Waiting for their Air Jordans outside Nordstrom
The scene outside Nordstrom in Broadway Plaza just before the store opened at 8 a.m. Wednesday: About 20 people, huddled in jackets, mittens, hats, waiting, waiting, waiting… Read more “Waiting for their Air Jordans outside Nordstrom”
Was Walnut Creek’s Neiman Marcus gain San Ramon’s loss?
Was perusing the Contra Costa Times, and I came across this bit about how the start of construction of San Ramon’s “long-awaited” city center project will be… Read more “Was Walnut Creek’s Neiman Marcus gain San Ramon’s loss?”
Do you like valet parking?
Valet parking is becoming more common in Walnut Creek, especially now during the holidays with the Downtown Business Association offering valet parking for $5 to $7. But… Read more “Do you like valet parking?”
Light the lights: Tree lighting ceremonies start Friday evening in Walnut Creek
From Friday until December 13, there will be four opportunities for people in Walnut Creek to get their fix for holiday lighting ceremonies. The Hospice of the… Read more “Light the lights: Tree lighting ceremonies start Friday evening in Walnut Creek”
Walnut Creek voters say "yes" to Neiman Marcus
Well, officially, Walnut Creek voters said “yes” to a new 92,000-square-foot department store in Broadway Plaza at the corner of South Main Street and Mt. Diablo Boulevard.… Read more “Walnut Creek voters say "yes" to Neiman Marcus”