Gina Fiorentino, assistant director of the Terra Firma Gallery which has recently relocated to 1801 Shattuck Ave. in Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto. Photo: Nancy Rubin TERRA FIRMA GALLERY: RELOCATED Terra Firma Gallery has moved from the Claremont Hotel Club & Spa to Shattuck Avenue in the Gourmet Ghetto. The gallery specializes in contemporary African art and features, […]
AMAZON TO OPEN TWO BRICK AND MORTAR LOCATIONS IN BERKELEY Amazon is moving to Berkeley in a big way by opening two locations – one a store on the UC Berkeley campus and the other a distribution center in West Berkeley. The store, part of Amazon’s roll out of campus pick-up points, will be located near […]
A Sundays on Telegraph festival. The Telegraph Business Improvement District announced at its annual meeting that there will be fewer Sundays on Telegraph festivals this summer than in years past. Photo: Ted Friedman TELEGRAPH MERCHANTS MEET NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Members of the Telegraph Business Improvement District (TBID) gathered June 29 to meet their new executive director, Stuart Baker, and […]
Customers take advantage of pre-closing sale at Scrapbook Territory which shuttered on Sunday May 3, 2015. Photo: Scrapbook Territory SCRAPBOOK TERRITORY CLOSES Arts and crafts supply store Scrapbook Territory on Fourth Street has closed after 12 years. Its last day was Sunday May 3. The store’s owners explained why they were shuttering on their Facebook page: “Well, I wish it […]
Fieldwork Brewing Company opens its taproom, a board game cafe signs a lease in Berkeley, and more in this week’s Bites.
Kaffa Ethiopian Cuisine: a newly opened restaurant on Sacramento Street from a popular farmers market regular. Photo: Kate Williams Kaffa Ethiopian Cuisine: a newly opened restaurant on Sacramento Street from a popular farmers market regular. Photo: Kate Williams NEW: KAFFA ETHIOPIAN CUISINE Kaffa, the popular Ethiopian vendor who sells vegan food at the South Berkeley farmers market, now has a […]