A fairy door tucked into the roots of a Berkeley tree. Photo: Lisa Cole Update, 2:00 p.m. Fairy door disappears Berkeleysider Andy Kelley stopped by to see the fairy door on his walk up to Cheese Board today and reports it was gone. He writes: “Only a few remnants of rocks and shells inside to […]
Raising the bar in Oaktown: Cheers to Sidebar
Good cocktails, great views of Lake Merritt, and owners who are community conscious: Sidebar Oaktown offers a nice mix.
How Berkeley can you be on TV?
Parenting prevented me from attending the Parenthood premiere bash held in — oops — Oakland not Berkeley. So instead of viewing the pilot with local luminaries at the beautifully restored Fox Theater in downtown Oaktown, I watched the start of the series from the comfort of my couch in a modest west Berkeley cottage. Berkeleyside […]
Oakland dismayed at cut from NBC’s “Parenthood”
It turns out Oakland, not Berkeley, was the original setting for NBC’s new drama Parenthood, premiering tonight. And the lovely people of the city next door are not happy that Oakland will miss out on the prime time exposure. The lines in the pilot episode, “Berkeley is a living hell! I’m not moving there!” originally […]