M & H Market 3198 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA94703 Open until midnight most nights, M&H Market supplies South Berkeley with most quick food needs. Carrying candy,…More snacks, alcohol and other convenience store essentials, the small market also offers some packaged and prepared foods for meals on the run. M&H's refrigerators carry a wide selection of craft beers and microbrews as well.
Conoco 901 Ashby Ave, Berkeley, CA94710 Conoco is a nationally recognized energy company. This location is open 24 hours and offers eight gas pumps. A booth…More attendent is available for assistance. The gas station also carries diesel fuel, air pumps and light snacks in the attendent booth.
Convert 1809b 4th St, Berkeley, CA94710 Owner and avid environmentalist Randy Brewer opened Convert after working as a buyer in the apparel industry for 23…More years. He contacted his favorite clothing brands and proposed that they create a green and sustainable line that he would carry in his store. The end result is Convert, a spacious shop selling a range of chic casual wear for men and women. He carries lines that already have an eco-friendly stance, but is also using his clout and that of his customer base to convert other manufacturers' to more sustainably developed fashion. The shop sells casual clothes, jackets, shirts, t-shirts, shoes and accessories.
Shambhala Center Store Front 2177 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA94704 Shambhala Center Store Front contains a bookstore and a large open space. The Shambhala Center Store Front Bookstore…More carries a wide variety of Buddhist and Shambhala texts, including the writings of Chogyam Trungpa, Pema Chodron and Sakyong Mipham. It rents the space to meditation groups. If you are interested in finding your Zen, Shambhala Center Store Front is a good place to start.
Royal Robbins 841 Gilman St, Berkeley, CA94710 Founded by famed rock climber/kayaker Royal Robbins and his wife, Liz, in 1981, this store specializes in…More outdoor and travel clothing and accessories for men and women. This Gilman Street outlet opened in 1991 and is still popular today among the adventurous and athletic in the Bay Area. The store carries mostly shirts, sweaters, jackets and pants for casual wear and outdoor use.
Blockbuster Video 2352 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 Blockbuster Video is a corporate chain of video-rental franchises located all over the world. True to its name, this…More local installment of Blockbuster carries popular new movies as well as more obscure DVDs, VHS tapes and video games. On Fridays and Saturdays, this location is open until 1am. Blockbuster is also popular for purchasing previously viewed media for your home-viewing pleasure. The store now has its own version of the popular Netflix: online DVD rental.
Target Stores 1057 Eastshore Hwy, Berkeley, CA94710 The second largest discount retailer in the United States, the first Target store opened its doors in 1962. This…More location offers two floors of merchandise from clothing and home furnishings to a full grocery store carrying Target-owned brands Archer Farms, Market pantry, and more. An outdoor garden and nursery section operates in the summer months. Other services include a pharmacy, Starbucks, Pizza Hut, a wine section and flu shots.
Harmonique 1820 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA94707 Husband and wife Pat and Gerry opened Harmonique Home in 2004 and it quickly became a popular destination for clients…More in search of Asian furniture, antiquities and curiosities and quality home accessories. The store also sells custom furniture designed and built to meet suit most any client's needs and offers interior design services and staging services for the discriminating client. In addition to furniture, the company carries a unique selection of rugs, tabletop items such as glasswear, candlesticks, tea pots, mirrors as well as a collection of custom made jewelry.
Cari Borja 2117 4th St, Berkeley, CA94710 Clothing designer Cari Borja is known for her ruffled feminine dresses and almost Victorian sensibilities. …More Possessed of a doctorate in anthropology from UC Berkeley, Borja takes inspiration from her love of travel and gifts of observation, picking up notions here and there as a great cook might pick up spices. Her clothes are uber feminine and some call them works of art. Ruffles are her stock in trade. Her clothes are carried at a number of local shops or you can stop by her studio during the two days per week that it is open to the public and purchase something directly from the designer.
Giovanni's Caffe 2420 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 This popular Italian restaurant recently switched back to the original ownership by the Giovanni family. Mr. Giovanni…More opened this Caffe in 1961. He still works at the restaurant at 80 years old. His daughter, Sarah, has recently taken over operations. The chef, Juan, has been working here for 40 years as of 2010. Pasta, pizza, rosemary focaccia rolls and tiramisu are made from scratch. The owners are motivated by carrying on the family tradition and keeping alive the memories of locals who have frequented the restaurant for decades rather than by profit.
Margaret O'Leary 1832 4th St, Berkeley, CA94710 Margaret O'Leary is a women's clothing line specializing in an array of original knitwear and sportswear. Raised in…More County Kerry, Ireland, Ms. O'Leary learned the art of knitting while she was still a toddler and began designing knitwear at the tender age of 12. As a young immigrant to California, she decided to open her first eponymous shop featuring her custom knitwear. Today there are seven Margaret O'Leary boutiques on the West Coast and her line of knitwear is carried in stores throughout the country. The 4th Street shop is calmly elegant and features a broad range of her seasonal lines.
Mephisto Shoes-Concept Store 1799 4th St, Berkeley, CA94710 Mephisto shoes is an entirely different level of shoe experience. Doctor and podiatrist recommended, Mephisto shoes are…More designed to be perfect and perfectly comfortable. It also has many different styles to suit the most difficult-to-fit foot. Mephisto shoes have been awarded the Seal of Acceptance by the American Podiatric Medical Association and have the reputation of being "The World's Finest Walking Shoes." The Mephisto store on 4th Street first opened in 2004 and is owned by Safet and Inge Halilovic who personally select each style of shoe to ensure that it conforms to their standards for quality, comfort and fashion. It carries a range of men's and women's shoes, boots, sandals and socks.
Target 1057 Eastshore Hwy, Berkeley, CA94710 The second largest discount retailer in the United States, the first Target store opened its doors in 1962. This…More location offers two floors of merchandise, from clothing and home furnishings to a full grocery store carrying Target-owned brands, Archer Farms, Market pantry and more. An outdoor garden and nursery section operates in the summer months. Other services include a pharmacy, a Starbucks, a Pizza Hut, a wine section and flu shots.