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Carlsbad's shakers and bakers

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CARLSBAD (CBS 8) – In Carlsbad Village, locals are shopping to the beat of a different drum, which is music to the ears of local cash registers.

Classic coffee cakes and other unique Denmark treats are the powdery staples of Carlsbad Danish Bakery.

"Copenhagen squares, homemade custards and the fresh fruit turnovers are big this time of year," an employee said. "Actually, by afternoon, this will all be gone."

How about a rainbow cake?

"It's three layers of almond cake with a raspberry and buttercream filling, and then it's topped with our fresh-made marzipan," she said.

In Carlsbad Village, it's a short walk from the Danish bakery on Roosevelt to an uber-hip inviting surf shop on State Street called Seaworthy.

"There's definitely an eclectic collection and different things," Andrew Cohen said. "It's kind of a revival of a lot of things. It's youth really appreciating things that are from the past are still relevant today."

The chandelier symbolically sheds light on the rich and deep lifestyle embraced the surfing culture.

"The owners purchased it to try and draw attention to the shape. It really embodies some the old style that you see," Andrew said.

In the village, Carlsbad is seeking synchronicity. Mom and pop shops are giving the area a vigorous economic jolt.

"We buy specialty items, we support local artists, we support local companies. We bring them back into our shop and hope that people appreciate what we have here," Andrew said.

It's a cream-filled Carlsbad riding the tide of a wave of prosperity.

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