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.
Blazin Jayz Smoke Shop, which opened last spring next to Learning Express Toys in Lafayette, closed recently, probably related to Lafayette’s flavored tobacco products ban this spring. I remember being amused by the vape flavors they offered such as, “apple e-juice, grape, banana cream and Hulk Tears” but I didn’t think most of their business comes from the sale of such products.
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?
Last month we learned that R&A Cycles would be coming to Walnut Creek where The Golf Mart used to be and according to the latest license information a new beer and wine eatery called Cucina Ramona will be opening here as well. Sounds intriguing; stay tuned…
Peet’s Coffee is closing on October 7th within the Amazon store at Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek. It’s nice that the product selection will expand with this extra space but I sure will miss those large $2.15 muffins. 😞