Downtown Spotlight – Dolma Tibetan Handicrafts

Over the last 20 years Dolma Tibetan Handicrafts, a family owned business, has established itself in areas like Palo Alto, San Francisco, and Menlo Park in hopes of providing quality handmade carpets to the community as well as collective items. After dabbling in the scarf business Yonten Raza created Dolma Tibetan Handicrafts in Menlo Park, [...]

2017-09-11T22:07:21+00:00September 25th, 2017|Chamber News, Downtown Spotlight, Featured|

Downtown Spotlight – Stephen Miller Gallery

Twenty-five years ago Stephen Miller opened the Stephen Miller Gallery in 1991 after 40 years of experience in his hometown in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Stephen Miller gallery has been dedicated to selling hand-woven oriental rugs that have ranged from antique to the, now more popular, contemporary rugs. Miller works with the carpet producers [...]

2017-09-11T22:01:52+00:00September 22nd, 2017|Chamber News, Downtown Spotlight, Featured|

Downtown Spotlight – Ceci Wong

From Hong Kong, London, and Paris, to New York, and Menlo Park, Ceci Wong has traveled near and far. After receiving her gemologist certification from the Gemological Institute of America, Ceci has experienced working for companies such as Tiffany & Co, and Neiman-Marcus, as well as expanding towards managing her own stores such as Lustre [...]

2017-10-11T21:09:10+00:00September 14th, 2017|Chamber News, Downtown Spotlight, Featured|

Downtown Spotlight – Flegel’s Home Furnishings

In 1954 Brian Flegel’s grandfather found a growing market in the furniture industry, a foundation in which Menlo Park’s, Flegel’s, was born. Fifty-two years later, after growing up working in the store and exploring other options Brian Flegel became interested in managing Flegel’s and joined the business in 2006. Throughout his years at Flegel’s Brian [...]

2017-10-10T16:10:12+00:00September 13th, 2017|Chamber News, Downtown Spotlight, Featured|

Downtown Spotlight – Afterwards

Twenty-seven years ago on the 17th of September, Bob Hanson and his wife, Katie, opened Afterwards, a consignment shop that sells designer clothes and furniture for less. “It’s a win-win situation,” Bob said. “Consigners get money back, and customers get merchandise at a good value.” After working for Polo Ralph Lauren, Bob found the “silicon [...]

2017-09-11T21:08:48+00:00September 12th, 2017|Chamber News, Downtown Spotlight, Featured|