E’ville Biz Digest: AAA gets revamp, Oxgut creates with hoses & resident makes music with bike components

Published On April 18, 2014 | By Rob Arias | In the Neighborhood, Local Business

Our compact city features quite a range of big, medium and small business establishments. Here are three that have made the news recently:

New corporate headquarters for AAA

A beautiful gallery of the recently redesigned AAA headquarters that occupy the top 4 floors of The Towers owned by LBA Realty. Architect & Interior Design company AAI‘s  goal was to “create a dynamic, high energy work space that was environmentally friendly and integrated itself into the local landscape”

View on OfficeSnapshots.com →

Capturing the Musical Sounds of a Bicycle

Emeryville composer Johnnyrandom took seven months to record “Bespoken,” (Available on iTunes) a mesmerizing track composed of sounds made exclusively by a bicycle.

Read More on EastBayExpress.com →

Fire hose sparks creativity at Emeryville’s Oxgut


Emeryville’s Oxgut Hose Co. (Hollis/45th) uses genuine fire hoses salvaged from U.S. Fire Departments for its indoor/outdoor furniture and rugs.

Read More on SFGate.com →

About The Author

is a third generation Californian and East Bay native who moved to Emeryville in 2003. A new parent in the community, he can often be seen walking his French Bulldog rescue "Fiona" around his Park Avenue District neighborhood, traversing the greenway on his bike or enjoying his favorite Emeryville small businesses. Rob's "day job" is as a creative professional.

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