The longtime fondue spot will be demolished for a new development project, but owner Laleh Heravi Aryan, an Iranian immigrant and single mother who’s been in charge for nearly 20 years, hopes to relocate.
How Quirky is Berkeley? The Federation Trading Post reunion
On Saturday, the owners of a long-closed ‘Star Trek’ oriented store on Telegraph Avenue hosted a reunion. This is a story with many layers of quirk that shows Berkeley at its best.
8-story building proposed on Telegraph gets tepid response
Zoning board members have asked developer Realtex to rethink plans for an 8-story, 39-unit building on Telegraph, which is slated to replace quirky indoor mall “The Village.”
Berkeley council denies landmark status for The Village
The Village is a smorgasbord of small businesses and restaurants, offering a quiet refuge from Telegraph Ave. Photo: Emily Dugdale The Berkeley City Council on Tuesday, June 14, rejected an appeal to landmark The Village, the eccentric collection of restaurants and small businesses at 2556 Telegraph Ave. A seven-story mixed-use project is planned for the […]
Telegraph restaurants, shops face uncertain future
A proposed new apartment building has the owners of Norikonoko, Fondue Fred, Finfiné and other merchants at The Village mall, wondering what comes next.
7-story building, no parking, proposed on Telegraph
A quaint shopping mall on Berkeley’s Telegraph Avenue has been proposed for demolition to make way for a 76-unit 7-story mixed-use building without parking.