Shop local Menlo Park

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This Saturday, Nov. 25, is Small Business Saturday, a reminder to do your holiday shopping right here in Menlo Park.

InMenlo contributing photographer Robb Most captured the moment when the banner went up across Santa Cruz Avenue on Tuesday.

InMenlo has covered lots of local businesses in the past.

Photo by Robb Most (c)2017

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Arthur Flegel approaches his 100th birthday

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We had the pleasure of visiting with Arthur Flegel in advance of his 100th birthday, which will be marked with a gathering of some 80 family and friends on August 6. The man who, along with wife Cleora, brought furniture to downtown Menlo Park with the opening of Flegel’s Home Furnishings in 1954, is in somewhat frail […]

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Cathy Bitler brings her background in science to making handcrafted soaps

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Most of Cathy Bitler’s professional career was spent in the lab. As a biochemist, she worked at companies involved in finding new drug therapies for stubborn-to-treat medical conditions. Today, her focus is on more immediate gratification through her handcrafted soaps, lotions, and scrubs made in her Menlo Park home. Her journey to soap maker started, somewhat […]

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Do your holiday shopping right here in Menlo Park

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Each year, we try to spotlight some of the great merchants offering a plethora of holiday gifts right here in Menlo Park. And thanks to long-standing, InMenlo contributing photographers, Irene Searles and Scott R. Kline, we’ve been able to profile many of these merchants – and showcase their wares – over the years. We do […]

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Menlo Park-based Kasumisou Gallery opens pop up store December 8-10

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Kasumisou Gallery is a Menlo Park-based online retail business, owned by longtime Menlo Park residents Mark Rosasco and Clare Warner. For holiday purchases, they will be opening a pop-up shop for three days in December — December 8, 9, 10 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm — at 1148 Chestnut (just behind Ace Hardware). Emails Clare: “We […]

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