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Shopping local

August 24, 2011

I’ve posted a few videos on my fledgling YouTube channel. One fun side project has been shooting Oakland-Berkeley-Alameda’s many commercial districts, like the sample above—Rockridge. For Oakland, I’ve already shot: Piedmont Avenue Grand Lake (will post soon) Temescal (ditto) Montclair Village (may re-shoot this one…if only I can replicate the parallel parking R8!) I’ve still […]

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First Thursdays in Montclair Village

August 3, 2011

Tomorrow is Montclair Village’s inaugural First Thursday. Every first Thursday of the month hereon, Village merchants will stay open until 8pm or later. To promote the events there will be refreshments, entertainment, and special offers. Plus, the Village Garage at the top of La Salle Avenue—adjacent to my office—will offer free parking after 6:00pm for […]

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July 22, 2011

Here is the latest edition of LuxeTrends, a monthly e-newsletter from Luxury Portfolio™. Alain Pinel Realtors is a charter member of Luxury Portfolio™, Fine Property Collection, a division of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World. This gives us the ability to enroll high-end listings into this gateway to the world’s most distinctive estates.

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