Former Present Day Times Becomes A Shop Showcasing Mexican Folk Artwork

The couple opened a second store in Oakland a few years after the 24th Street store debuted, but closed after just a year because there was too little foot traffic and business.
This time around, though, they’re staying on a lively street and Rivera says they have a clearer picture of what they want and how to achieve it – in a visible and busy space.
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“There’s a lot of history there.
By Laura WenusThough parting with the activist bookstore Modern Times was difficult for its workers and customers immediately after the election of Donald Trump, the empty space it left behind will be given new life on Saturday with the opening of Colibri at 2919 24th St.Colibri is the realization of a long-held dream of Connie and Ricardo Rivera, who have sold Mexican and Latin American art, clothing, jewelry and other goods at Mixcoatl on 24th Street and South Van Ness Ave. for 13 years.

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