Downtown Businesses Receive Honors

There’s no denying that you’ll find some of the best businesses in Downtown Alameda. Our businesses are recognized on both a local and a national level.

Congratulations to these two businesses for recently receiving award recognition from the community and their peers!

Kate Pryor and Tucker's Ice Cream receives service awardCommunity Service Award

On October 27, the City of Alameda 2016 Community Service Award – Business Person was presented to Kate Pryor and Tucker’s Super Creamed Ice Cream. The community awards honor extraordinary people who make a difference in our community. Kate was recognized for her support of the library’s summer reading program along with the many, many other contributions she and Tucker’s have made in support of youth education and community activities. This was the first year that awards were given to businesses. “It was an extremely positive, professional, and heartfelt event,” said Kate.  

Sustainability and Peer Awards

Alameda Natural Grocery and Donna Layburn receives awardAlameda Natural Grocery was recently honored as “Retailer of the Year” in the sustainability category by New Hope Network. The award was presented in Baltimore last month. Alameda Natural Grocery was the only west coast natural grocery store to win one of four award categories. Bees on the roof, adaptive reuse, recycling, composting, California Green Business Certification, and the Alameda Green program were a few of the business practices recognized. “We are grateful to Alameda Municipal Power for their retrofitting assistance programs and the Alameda Green program,” said Donnna. “They help us all be better to our environment.”

It’s also worth noting that, back in June, business owner Donna Layburn received an Innovation Award from the Independent Natural Food Retailers Association for her creative business savvy in an ever-evolving marketplace.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Enter to Win a “Shop Park Street” Gift Basket

This Week’s Happenings in the Park Street District: Calendar, November 1- 6

Customer Appreciation, Park Street Business District

As a special thank you for supporting local businesses, the Park Street Business District is declaring Saturday, November 5 as “Customer Appreciation Day.”

More than 60 businesses in the historic downtown district will be offering discounts, deals, and other special promotions during regular business hours.

The businesses are also joining together to raffle two “Shop Park Street” Gift Baskets valued over $250. To enter the FREE DRAWING, come out to the Park Street District on Saturday and look for the PSBA information table on one of the sidewalks from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

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Eye on the Bay – Park Street

Some of the District’s hometown businesses were recently featured on CBS Channel 5’s “Eye on the Bay.” Stops included Read the rest of this entry »

Park Street’s SF BayList 2011 Winners

Congratulations to Park Street businesses for being voted “The Bay Area’s Best.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Welcome New Businesses! (1/6/11)

PSBA welcomes the following new businesses and business owners to the Park Street District:

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Best of Alameda 2010 (Park Street)

Congratulations to our PSBA Members! The following businesses were selected by the readers and editors of Alameda Magazine in the publication’s 2010 Best of Alameda issue.

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