The city’s small size means fewer resources and staff, but scrappy business owners are managing to tread water with federal programs and crowdfunding.
Rich Avella went from trick-riding BMX bikes to co-founding one of the most successful specialty coffee chains in the East Bay.
In this edition of our short-video series, Handmade East Bay, Melati Citrawireja documents Highwire baristas Reath Ros and John Herr at work.
Berkeley’s first vegan butcher shop, The Butcher’s Son, is slated to open Feb. 22. These details, and much more, in this week’s Bites.
The bakery is the last major tenant to join the Hive for 2015. Come along with NOSH as we take a tour of the entire development.
The socially conscious coffee company is off and running after a successful crowdfunding campaign; it also takes over Blue Bottle’s coveted farmers market spot in Berkeley.
With Blue Bottle no longer selling at farmers markets, two upstart East Bay coffee companies are in the running for the slot.