In July we saw the progress of the apartment complex 1716 Lofts in downtown Walnut Creek and it’s now completed, with a ribbon cutting ceremony happening tomorrow, October 18th. Check out their floor plans, which start at $2,950 for a 617 sf+ studio to a 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,144 sf+ apartment starting at $5,500. Amenities are listed here.
Monica Canilao is a multi-media artist from Oakland whose vibrant, abstracted geometric designs serve to reimagine the meaning of home and the power of collectivity. Since the late 1990s, Xara Thustra’s art has been inseparable from resistance and community in San Francisco, providing many of the signature visual images of the anti-displacement and anti-war struggles of the era.
The cafe Brioche de Paris opened recently in downtown Walnut Creek. They offer, “authentic French pastries, sandwiches, crepes, and artisan coffee”; the cafe was quite packed when I dropped by over the weekend, with plenty of seating and the great lighting. Check out their Instagram here.
At theCoderSchool, we want to do more than just teach coding. We want aspiring coders to use their new found passion as a stepping stone to thinking outside the box, as a way to channel their ideas in a creative way and most importantly, to have fun.
Thanks to a reader for sending word that NYX Cosmetics, which opened a few years ago in Broadway Plaza in downtown Walnut Creek, has closed. I wonder whether this is due to the location or competition from Sephora?