The sign was taken down to make building repairs. A new café should open in the same location later this year.
Rosemarie Alejandrino went to Caffe Med on its penultimate night. It was empty and quiet, two words she would have never thought to describe the place that was always full of heart and lively chaos.
A crowd turned out for the send-off of Caffe Med, the storied Telegraph Avenue café that is referred to as the “home of the latte,” and, famously, was featured in the movie ‘The Graduate.’
The new owners will give the café space an extensive remodel, including the addition of wheelchair-accessible restrooms and an upgraded kitchen.
A man under arrest broke two windows in a police cruiser last week, according to authorities. Photo: Berkeley Police Department A man under arrest broke two windows in a police cruiser last week, according to authorities. Photo: Berkeley Police Department A man facing arrest on Telegraph Avenue smashed out the rear window of a police cruiser with […]
Whether a new owner will keep the famous coffee shop as is, or bring change to Telegraph Avenue, remains to be seen.
The Telegraph Channing Garage will be free for the first hour beginning Dec. 2. Image: Google Maps Tuesday night, the Berkeley City Council voted to change parking rates in three city-owned garages, downtown and near the Cal campus, as part of its goBerkeley effort to change driver behavior and make it easier for visitors to find […]
Caffé Mediterraneum on Telegraph Avenue. Image: Google Maps A local coffee shop owner on Telegraph Avenue fought back after three teens with a gun tried to rob him in late September. The Alameda County district attorney’s office charged the young men with robbery this week. According to court documents, Jeremiah Lee, Willie Smith and Markeise […]
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Dagmawit Bekele of Anfilo Coffee performs an authentic Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony at the Berkeley Coffee & Tea Festival. Photo: Tracey Taylor The second annual Berkeley Coffee & Tea Festival took place on Saturday morning at the Hotel Shattuck and, if you attended, you’re probably only now coming down from the caffeine- and sugar-induced buzz it […]
Last year’s Coffee and Tea Festival drew 400 participants. The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce, which is organizing the 2012 event at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza, expects even more people this year. Photo: Ira Serkes Last year’s Coffee and Tea Festival drew 400 participants. The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce, which is organizing the 2012 event at […]
Dustin Hoffman keeps an eye out for Katharine Ross in The Graduate Time for a confession: until two weeks ago—shortly after creating the Berkeleyside Berkeley film quiz—I’d never seen The Graduate in its entirety. Though I’d somehow made time in my life for thousands of other films, including all three Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle epics, […]