It’s the seventh year of Sunday Streets.
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Tens of thousands enjoy car-free Sunday Streets
Sunday Streets brought out tens of thousands of people over the weekend. Photo: Nancy Rubin Tens of thousands of people took advantage of a car-free Shattuck Avenue on Sunday at the fourth annual Sunday Streets Berkeley. Cars were banned on the 2-mile stretch from Haste Street to Rose Street, and it was filled instead with musicians, […]
City wants to move North Berkeley farmers market
Citing safety concerns, the city of Berkeley wants to move the North Berkeley farmers market to a few hundred feet south-east of its current site on Shattuck Avenue.
Saul’s applies to build a parklet in front of deli
The Jewish deli has applied for a permit to build a parklet, which would be the third approved under a Berkeley pilot program launched last year.
Bookstore moving into old Black Oak Books in N. Berkeley
Books Inc. is moving its Fourth Street store to Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto. Photo: Books Inc. Books Inc. is moving its Fourth Street store to Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto. Photo: Books Inc. After five years of sitting empty marked with a “For Lease” sign, the former Black Oak Books on Shattuck Avenue in North Berkeley will soon open its […]
Berkeley’s first 2 parklets to open this fall
It’s taken a while, but the Gourmet Ghetto should soon welcome too parklets for noshers and passers-by.
Berkeley raises funds for schools’ edible program
Many local businesses, including Chez Panisse, took part in A Taste of North Berkeley, a fundraiser for BUSD’s gardening and cooking program.
Shop Talk: The ins and outs of Berkeley businesses
The Fickle Bag accessory boutique on Solano has closed. Photo: The Fickle Bag THE FICKLE BAG The handbag and accessory store The Fickle Bag has shut its doors at 1885 Solano Ave. A note on the store’s website announcing the closure of the 3-year-old business does not provide details regarding why it closed. However, owner Jua Park also operates a Fickle Bag […]
Off The Grid says goodbye to Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto
Off The Grid had its last North Berkeley food truck gathering on Shattuck Avenue and Rose Street on Wednesday, Dec. 19 Off The Grid, the food truck fest that has been a fixture on Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto every Wednesday evening since June last year, had its last day in that location yesterday. […]
Shattuck Avenue goes car-free for 17 blocks on Sunday
Sunday Streets in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood attracts out pedestrians and cyclists. Photo: throgers/Creative Commons More than a mile of Berkeley’s Shattuck Avenue will be open to pedestrians, cyclists, roller-skaters, dancers, and kids on Sunday Oct. 14 — but not cars — as the city holds its first Sunday Streets event from 11 am through […]
North Berkeley merchants want parklets for the people
Gourmet Ghetto businesses want to build parklets in their neighborhood but the city doesn’t have an approval process in place as yet to review applications for these slivers of open space designed to enhance urban neighborhoods.
Local food names sign up for Berkeley Off The Grid truck
Lush Gelato, voted by Berkeleyside readers as the best ice cream shop in Berkeley, will be going mobile tonight and serving its scoops from the guest truck at street food-fest Off The Grid — and a number of other local food names have signed up for future Wednesdays. The Juice Bar Collective is planning on […]