All A-Twitter in Alameda’s Park Street Business District

Many of the businesses in the Park Street Business District can be found on social media sites such as the ever-popular Facebook. But what about Twitter? What is that and how are businesses using it?

Similar to Facebook, Twitter is where businesses are posting updates about new products, events, and special promotions… in 140 characters or less. These short text messages are called “Tweets“.

ShopParkStreet - Twitter pic

To make it easy to view updates from businesses located in Alameda’s historic Park Street Business District, we’ve made their Tweets available in one handy place at www.twitter.com/ShopParkStreet/psba-businesses. You can also view the real-time “feed” on our What’s in the New page.

To give you an idea of what our businesses are tweeting about, this is a sample of recent “Tweets” from the Park Street Business District along with links to their official Twitter pages. Which of these businesses would you like to follow?

Tomatina on TwitterTomatina Restaurant, @eatatTomatina
At #Tomatina we make our own cheese, here is a DIY recipe for delicious Ricotta cheese, enjoy! info.tomatina.com/blog

Monkey Bars, @MonkeyBarsCA
Went to a gorgeous 1st birthday party for one of our lovey customers… And about died from the cuteness.

Books Inc., @‏BooksIncEvents
Happy Friday, here’s some beautiful books! [19 Awesomely Designed Books From 2013]

Starbucks Coffee, @Starbucks
#ProTip: Stay in the know about special deals and offers when you follow @StarbucksStore ; )

Farmstead Cheeses & Wines, @Farmstd
$$ Dollar Tastings $$: This week at the Tasting Bar, we’ve got some great wines on tap for your edumacational.

American Oak, @AmericanOakAlam  
We got a whole barrel for Repeal Day! Come help us drink it! The AO Eagle Rare private stock has arrived!

High Scores on TwitterHigh Scores Arcade, @HSarcade
We’ve just acquired the rare and spectacular (The Adventures of) Major Havoc by Atari.

Scolari’s Good Eats, @ScolarisEats
I posted a new photo to Facebook [daily menu]

Peet’s Coffee & Tea, @Peets_Tweets
Just got a Single Serve coffee brewer? If only you could smell this video… #PeetsSingleCups

ZEN Asian Tapas, @ZenAsianTapas
Join us for #HappyHour every weekday from 5pm to 6:30pm! $4 drinks,  $6 porkbelly sushi & tuna tartare, $1 oysters.

CRAFT Beer & Wine, @CRAFT_Alameda
Just added @DrakesBrewery Jolly Rodger Imperial American Black Ale bottles. See our full beer menu: www.beermenus.com/places/13116-craft-beer-wine

East End Pizza Co., @eastendpizzaco
Feature Of The Day: Lacinato Kale, Yukon gold Potato, Calabrian Chili, House Cheese Blend, Olive Oil! With or w/o Sweet Italian Sausage.

Baron’s Meat & Poultry, @baronsmeats
Special of the Day at Baron’s Eats: The “5150” Burger. 50% Bacon, 50% Beef and 1% Love.

La Penca Azul on TwitterLa Penca Azul, @lapencaazul
Happy Hour Starts at 4pm!

Tot Tank, @Tottank
Need a great travel or gym bag? Check out Ju-Ju-Be’s Superstar and Starlet bags for a weekend trips or swim lessons.

D20 Alameda, @d20alameda
The Zendikar box we just bought turns out to be the 1st run… 1/20 chance of Priceless treasures. 🙂

Seven Salon, @seven7salon
Couture Styling Tutorials: http://www.youtube.com/user/KerastaseUSA

District Footwear, @DistrictFtwr
Chilly Bay day. Beanies are a necessity this time of year. Now available #huf #thehundreds #obey #undefeated #10deep

Tracy Zollinger, L.Ac., @tracyzollinger
Laughter boosts your immune system…even if you are faking it. So, go ahead, laugh it up 🙂

Burma Superstar, @BurmaSuperstar
What’s for dinner? Customer recommendation: Fiery chicken, garlic noodles, & refreshing Thai iced tea!

Bowzer’s Pizza, @BowzersPizza
What’s your favorite topping? Grab a slice or make your own personal today! @ShopParkStreet #bowzerspizza

LimeTech Solutions, @LimeTech
New entrepreneurs! Nor sure how to manage your contacts and leads? Here’s the rundown: www.limetechsolutions.com/blog #entrepreneurship #crm #sales

C&M Upholstery, @CMUphandfabrics
Join our Birthday Club and receive special discounts from us and our participating neighbors for your birthday!!!

Alameda Natural Grocery on TwitterAlameda Natural Grocery, @alamedanatural
Did you know you can get your knives sharpened at Alameda Natural Grocery? Drop your knives off by the first and third Tuesday.

Dan’s Fresh Produce, @DansFresh
Fresh Popcorn on the cob. Makes a mighty tasty & fun treat! http://instagram.com/dansfresh

Julie’s Coffee & Tea Garden, @JuliesAlameda
Gifts for the tea lover??? We got that!

Bead Inspirations, @BeadInspir
Let nature inspire you! Learn to make pieces like our Redwood Creek Earrings at our store in Alameda.

Gallagher & Lindsey Realtors, @GLAlameda
G&L Agents are going MOBILE today!  What does that mean? Learning to work from smart phones & tablets using apps.

The Sewing Room & Style Lounge (Jennifer Serr), @bonjourteaspoon
Get a free pattern when you sign up for our Bonjour Teaspoon by Jennifer Serr Newsletter.

Sway Alameda, @SwayAlameda
It’s Tuesday Shoes Day Down Here At Sway! And We’re All In Boot Heaven!! Keep Them Toesies Warm Ya’ll!!

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PSBA on TwitterThe Park Street Business District offers great food & drink establishments, charming shops, professional services, and fun things to do! To learn more about what’s happening in Alameda’s downtown district, visit our website at www.ShopParkStreet.com/news. Plus, we’re on Twitter too! @ShopParkStreet

To receive special offers from our businesses at special times during the year, join the Park Street Business Association’s Customer Club!

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