Source: Redwood City Patch

By Renee Schiavone

February 7, 2017


Plus, a store on Jefferson Avenue is going out of business and a local gym is moving.

REDWOOD CITY, CA – The City of Redwood City's Economic Development Department is pleased to present the latest updates on businesses and programs that make our community a great place to live and work! 

This month the newsletter features some great new businesses opening in the downtown area. Be sure to check them out!Do you have information on new, updated or interesting restaurants, shops or fun activities that could be featured in the next newsletter? Contact Catherine Ralston, economic development manager at [email protected] or 650-780-7204.

Shop Downtown Redwood City: Red Wing Shoes

This Red Wing store offers high-quality work footwear, accessories and care products. All of their employees are Red Wing® Certified Fit and Product Specialists who will measure your feet to select the ideal purpose-built footwear for you and your work environment, while suggesting an optional custom footbed to optimize all-day comfort.

Visit their new store located at 820 Veterans Boulevard. Check out their website here.

Dining Out! Old Town Sushi

Located at 2432 Broadway, this is the second location for this popular restaurant that started in San Mateo. 

Old Town Sushi's menu is designed to be healthy without compromising flavor, making it a popular dining spot downtown. If gluten is something you try to avoid, check out the gluten-free menu. Low-fat fare is also 
available for those keeping an eye on their diet. Take the kids along too! This sushi spot is great for families, offering food that even little ones will love.

Entertainment: Welcome Cinequest Film Festival, Feb. 28 - March 12 - Century Theatre

Cinequest, home to maverick films and filmmakers, is expanding to Redwood CIty!

Cinequest has led the world with its showcase and implementation of innovations that have revolutionized film making, exhibition and distribution. CQFF's highest honor, the Maverick Award, recognizes bold, visionary and creative forces in the worlds of Silicon Valley innovation and the film arts. 

Cinequest presents over 90 world and U.S. premieres with groundbreaking innovations by 700+ participating filmmakers from over 50 countries each year. This is the first year Cinequest has come to Redwood City, and will show 115 different films during the festival. For tickets and more information, visit their website here.

Around the Town: MV Code Club - 928 Woodside Road

Do you have a first to 10th grade student who loves video games, robotics, computers and more? Then MV Code Club might just be the thing you are looking for to foster that interest. In addition to teaching code, they also offer programs in math, reading and problem solving. Check out their newest location at 928 Woodside Road. To learn about becoming a member or about their summer camp programs, visit their website here.

Health and Wellness: Dignity Health Urgent Care

GoHealth Urgent Care just debuted their latest location at 830 Jefferson Avenue, near the Old Spaghetti Factory. Their staff aim to provide an effortless patient experience, a welcoming culture of care and seamless integration with market-leading health systems for the communities they serve. 

Check out their website here to learn about the services they offer and hours of operation.

In Other News...

DB Shoes Going Out of Business

DB Shoes, located at 870 Jefferson Ave, is closing its doors this spring. Stop in and check out their sales currently going on.

Powerhouse Gym Moving
After DB Shoes closes, Powerhouse Gym will move across the street into the space at 870 Jefferson Avenue. Watch this newsletter for more information about their new location.