Sometimes it’s worth the extra steps to explore the side streets and alley spaces in Downtown Alameda. Just like Park Street, there’s always something new to be found.
If you take the time to walk through Redwood Square (the open space located between Tomatina and Scott’s Shoes), you’ll find a gorgeous brick building to the left. The building was originally home to the Park Theater (1904-1919) and was the first vaudeville theater in Alameda. Although its heyday was brief as bigger and more modern movie theaters opened, the building was solid enough to stand up against time. Over the years, the large building has housed a warehouse, a showroom, and miscellaneous office spaces.
A branch office of Edward Jones has been visible on the ground floor for a number of years. But most folks don’t realize there is a door next to the office that leads to more office spaces on the second floor. If you climb the stairs, you’ll discover two of Downtown Alameda’s newest businesses… My Hidden Lagoon and Secrets & Winks.
Save the date! Come welcome chef Saboor Zafari back to the Downtown district. A Mayor’s Ribbon Cutting is being planned for Angela’s Restaurant to be held on Monday, November 2, 4:00pm.
Help us welcome all of these new businesses to Alameda’s vibrant and historic downtown district:
Angela’s Restaurant, 1640 Park Street — Mediterranean cuisine. Chef Saboor Zafari is back!
Cut Hair Studio, 2515 Santa Clara Ave #102 — Hair Salon for men and women.
My Hidden Lagoon, 1336 Park Street #F — Full body waxing services available for both men and women.
Refinement Salon, 2323 Santa Clara Ave — Hair salon where every stylist is a true artist.
Secrets & Winks, 1336 Park Street #F — Waxing and lash services for both men and women.
Taste of Alameda, 1354 Park Street — American and Vietnamese menu.
The Law Office of Holly Gutkovsky, 1402 Park Street #F — Dedicated attorney who handles a wide range of family law and divorce issues.
Honour Brand, 2447 Santa Clara Ave #204 — Heritage graphic t-shirts and hoodies.
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