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Willow Glen Neighborhood in the News

We love our neighborhood! This page contains various links and mentions of our treasured neighborhood. If you see an article or other interesting story, feel free to contact us so we can add it to our website.

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The Mercury News- February 1, 2022

Popular hala Mexican food truck opens San Jose restaurant tomorrow

"...The Innovative Halal-Meets-Mexican Concept Plants Permanent Roots in San Jose, CA

San Jose, CA  (  El Halal Amigos, the popular East Bay food truck, has announced expansion by way of the concept’s first brick-and-mortar restaurant in San Jose, CA. "

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Newswires- November 18, 2021 (Claire Sulek, PRxDigital)

SA Taste of Things to Come: Acclaimed Restaurant Copita Tequileria y Comida Coming to Willow Glen

"...Celebrity chef Joanne Weir brings her award-winning restaurant and tequileria to landmark two-story venue now taking shape in San Jose

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San Jose Spotlight- November 23, 2021 (Lorraine Gabbert)

San Jose’s downtown Willow Glen springs back to life as holidays arrive

"...Last week, tree-lined Lincoln Avenue, between Minnesota Avenue and Willow Street, saw foot traffic increase as customers wandered into retail boutiques like Bella James, to paint pottery at Petroglyph or shop for gifts and lunch with family. With those encouraging signs, the Willow Glen Business Association plans to pull out all the stops this holiday season to lure business back."

Photo by Lorraine Gabbert. Susie Cakes employee with customer


Lonely Planet- October 8, 2021 (Mimi McFadden)

Best Neighborhood for Families and Brunch

"...Tree-lined streets, wide sidewalks, strollers and the smell of avocado toast as you walk by brunch hot spots, this is what awaits you with a visit to Willow Glen."

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The Mercury News- December 21, 2020 (George Avalos)

Office, Restaurant with Rooftop Lounge will sprout in San Jose's Willow Glen

"...Republic Urban Properties headquarters, a mixed-use office and retail building at 1096 Lincoln Ave. in Willow Glen district of San Jose, concept. A veteran developer has started construction in downtown San Jose’s Willow Glen district of an office and restaurant building that the real estate firm hopes will be its headquarters for decades to come."

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