Shopping

Lovesac Coming Soon Signage Up in Broadway Plaza


Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek

In May we learned that Lovesac would be coming to Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek and the “Opening Summer 2018” signage is now up. Check out their bean bag chair selection here and modular furniture system called sactionals here. I checked out their showroom in San Francisco recently and was impressed with the bean bag chairs. They are HUGE!

Events

World of Frida Opening Party at Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek July 8th


World of Frida Opening Party:

Bedford Gallery
1601 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek
Sunday, July 8th, 2018
2:00 – 5:00pm | $10

Online tickets are no longer available. Tickets will be available for purchase day of the event starting at 2pm at the gallery admissions desk inside the Lesher Center for the Arts.

¡Viva la Frida!

Join us for a fun party to celebrate the opening of our summer exhibition The World of Frida! Watch designers hit the runway in our Frida Fashion Show, and all are welcome to participate in our Frida Lookalike Contest. Shop our outdoor mercado featuring unique items inspired by Frida. Everyone gets a free Frida button! Light refreshments provided.

Program
Party: 2:00–5:00pm
Lookalike Contest: 3:30pm
Frida Fashion Show: 4:00pm

SPECIAL Party Admission: Adults $10, Youth (13-17) $5, Children 12 and under are free. Free for Bg Members.

Shopping

Nitro Dog Closing at La Fiesta Square in Lafayette


La Fiesta Square, Lafayette

Nitro Dog is closing later this month in La Fiesta Square in Lafayette, after 18 years in business.

From their Facebook page:

18 years ago on his date, Leslie and I signed a lease and began the party we call Nitro Dog. Today we announce its closure and our upcoming retirement! Our last day of business will be near the end of July. There have been so many great things, events and friendships that have come from this shop! We’re most proud of the thousands of pets and people who we’ve helped start, live and finish their lives together. Now we begin our next journey. BE HAPPY FOR US!!!!!!

Restaurants

Yard House Coming to The Veranda in Concord


The Veranda, Concord

Thanks to a reader for sending word that the SoCal-based restaurant chain Yard House is coming to the Veranda shopping center in Concord. Check out their food menu here and drink menu here.

From their Facebook page:

Each Yard House location offers 100+ draft brews and an array of crafted cocktails.
Our globally-inspired menu features more than 100 made-from-scratch favorites, from salads, street tacos and grilled burgers to seafood, steaks and ribs. Each Yard House has a distinct vibe with custom artwork, a classic and current rock soundtrack of 10,000 songs, and glass-enclosed keg room housing up to 3,000 gallons of fresh, quality beer.