A housing complex has been approved for West Berkeley, along with new retail that may become a grocery store.
Local coffee roaster Catahoula has opened up in the former Sketch ice cream location at Fourth and U in Berkeley.
A mixed-use, five-story complex could be the latest in a sequence of developments to pop up near an industrial area of West Berkeley.
Owners Eric Shelton and Ruthie Planar-Shelton say the decision to shutter the much-loved store is to prioritize family.
MAYA MERCADO AND DELI The owner of West Coast Pizza, Benny Hurta, is opening Maya Mercado and Deli at 1704 University Ave. at McGee Avenue, directly next door to the pizza place. (The storefront used to house Pla2 Thai Market, which reopened under a new owner in summer 2011 but closed not long after.) According to […]
CVS PHARMACY The CVS pharmacy that has been under construction at 2565 Telegraph Ave., the site of an old Andronico’s, opened its doors over the weekend. The 26,455-square-foot space carries a wide variety of goods including beauty supplies, seasonal items, household goods, alcohol and a huge selection of drinks. The chain will officially launch the store […]
LINDGREN’S Lindgren’s Coffee and Café (above) in downtown Berkeley opened for business in February. Now it’s having its grand opening celebration — on Thursday, April 18, at 5 p.m. and all are welcome. There will be the chance to feast on house-made delicacies, enjoy a sparkling beverage and get a free chair massage — as well as […]
FOURTH & U RISES Hold your breath as there is going to be a lot of activity in the next few months in the retail spaces at this complex at 2020 Fourth Street, just a brief stroll from the already busy Fourth Street shopping district. Perhaps the biggest news — to Berkeley foodies, at least — is […]