The chain store carries a slew of titles and hosts occasional readings and regular children's reading groups.
Where all the books are free (for real)!
This shop stocks around 24,000 roots and world titles, as well as music-related books, DVDs, LPs, and vintage 78s and 45s.
This nine-table, twelve-tap family-friendly brewpub offers updated takes on American standards, as well as a full slate of beers, both brewed in-house and elsewhere.
As the name suggests, this shop provides custom framing services.
A gift shop with a variety of Japanese imports, including Hello Kitty and friends knickknacks, beauty supplies, bento boxes and ceramic bowls, and snacks like Pocky and the sports drink Pocari Sweat.
Sells violins, violas, cellos, strings, and accessories.
In addition to a slew of crafting supplies, from sewing and quilting gear to scrap-booking accessories, the chain store hosts various in-store crafting events.
The Junket is a European-style cafe in the El Cerrito Plaza shopping center. The cafe mainly specializes in German and British products. They offer many imported cheeses, meats, and gourmet sandwiches. Aside from tea or espressos, customers can try their fill at German beer on-tap along with imported wines.
Recent renovations at this Albany cocktail bar have rendered the atmosphere reminiscent of a 1960s-era Las Vegas lounge, but five flat-screen TVs and weekly Wii tournaments give it a modern-day boost. Stop by on Thursday through Saturday for karaoke, and come on Wednesdays for free hot dogs.