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K-9 Kitchen Opens in Lafayette

3534 Golden Gate Way, Lafayette

A new pet food store called K-9 Kitchen opened last month in Lafayette. In addition to a variety of pet food brands they also offer a self serve dog wash.

From their website:

We are a health food store for dogs and cats specializing in all natural, organic foods, treats, and supplements. We believe these foods will optimize the health of your pets. We want to share our products, our knowledge and our excitement with you!


Outdoor Supply Hardware coming to Moraga this Fall

1550 Canyon Rd, Moraga

Last year Orchard Supply Hardware closed in Moraga (and elsewhere) and now Outdoor Supply Hardware is opening in this spot this fall. Central Network Retail Group (CNRG), “a multi-format, multi-brand retailer operating 104 hardware stores, home centers, and lumberyards throughout fourteen states across the US.” will run the stores. Check out more details in this Chain Store Age article.


Madewell Coming to City Center Bishop Ranch Late August in San Ramon

City Center Bishop Ranch, San Ramon

Next month J.Crew-owned clothing store Madewell, which opened at Broadway Plaza several years ago, is opening a new location at City Center Bishop Ranch in San Ramon. Check out their online selection here.

From their store opening event:

Join us for sips and snacks while you shop our latest arrivals—plus, score a complimentary Bien Fait Tote with any purchase.*


*While supplies last


Boswell’s Discount Party Supplies Closes in Lafayette after 35 Years

3483 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette

Thanks to everyone who sent word that Boswell’s Discount Party Supplies has closed in Lafayette after 35 years due losing their lease according to a sign in the window. Their Danville location remains open. One reader wrote in hoping that the Lafayette police department takes over this space due to, “police equipment parked in the median and one further down the street toward Jack-in-the-Box.” Check out the photo below and you can see this is no exaggeration.