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Sundays on Telegraph street festival continues to Sept. 21

The Sundays on Telegraph street festival runs through Sept. 21 in Berkeley. Photo: Ted Friedman Sundays on Telegraph is continuing on Telegraph Avenue through Sept. 21. The street festival, which started last year, closes Telegraph to vehicle traffic on Sundays from July through September, and offers a smörgåsbord of entertainment, including live music, street performers, giant board games, […]

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Berkeley’s Sundays on Telegraph photo contest winners announced; fun continues through September

Edfil Dulay won the 2014 Sundays on Telegraph photo contest with this image of youthful exhuberance. Photo: Edfil Dulay Sundays on Telegraph is going strong on Telegraph Avenue, and Berkeleyside is excited to announced the winners of the event’s first photo contest, which wrapped up in July. Mayor Tom Bates‘ office launched the photo contest earlier […]

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Don’t forget: Share your Telegraph Avenue pics to win

Capture great Telegraph Avenue moments — through July — for a chance to win sweet prizes. Read on for details. Courtesy: Rebecca Lee Capture great Telegraph Avenue moments — through July — for a chance to win sweet prizes. Read on for details. Courtesy: Rebecca Lee Sundays on Telegraph kicked off in Berkeley last weekend, and returns to the avenue every […]

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The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

Shrek The Musical continues at Berkeley Playhouse through Aug. 3. Photo: Ken Levin SHREK THE MUSICAL Shrek the Musical continues at Berkeley Playhouse through Aug. 3, including several performances on Saturday July 12 and Sunday July 13. This “silly, modern-day fairytale,” described as “a visual adventure” and “highly entertaining” by local reviewers, tells the story of everyone’s favorite ogre who goes […]

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Win prizes with your photos, as Sundays on Telegraph returns to Berkeley for the summer

Sundays on Telegraph in 2013. Photo: William Newton Berkeleyside, in collaboration with Mayor Tom Bates‘ office, is launching a photography contest through July to collect reader images from Sundays on Telegraph, which begins its second season this weekend. The weekly street fair began in 2013 as a way to draw more families and visitors to Telegraph Avenue south of […]

Posted inBusiness

Moe’s Books gets $7,000 from author James Patterson

Moe’s Books, at 2476 Telegraph Ave., has been awarded a $7,000 grant by bestselling author James Patterson. Photo: Moe’s Books Moe’s Books, at 2476 Telegraph Ave., has been awarded a $7,000 grant by bestselling author James Patterson. Photo: Moe’s Books The bestselling author James Patterson has given a $7,000 grant to Moe’s Bookstore on Telegraph Avenue, part […]

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Telegraph Ave. scrubbed, cleaned in beautification effort

Ambassadors hired by Block by Block are engaged in a month-long cleanup of Telegraph Avenue. Photo: Ted Friedman The deployment of neon-clad “ambassadors” to paint over graffiti, power-wash streets, and sweep sidewalks along Telegraph Avenue is the latest in a series of attempts to revitalize a business district which has seen better days. The “Big […]