Three soon-to-open breweries — Novel Brewing, Temescal Brewing and Gilman Brewing — have all been started by enthusiastic home brewers.
Early plans to build two large roundabouts at Interstate 80 and Gilman Street in Berkeley were on display for the public Wednesday night at the North Berkeley Senior Center.
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An eastbound Amtrak train struck a man who was on the train tracks near West Berkeley’s Gilman crossing Tuesday morning at around 9:30 a.m., according to Union Pacific spokesman Francisco Castillo.
The train crossing at Gilman in Berkeley was closed Sunday night after a number of cars passing over the tracks ended up with punctured tires, according to authorities. It remained closed to cars Monday morning.
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Anvil Brewery is set to join the burgeoning West Berkeley beer scene offering a mix of small-batch, handcrafted brews, including both Belgian and American styles.
A male pedestrian was taken to Highland Hospital with major injuries Friday after being struck by a vehicle on the Gilman Street off-ramp from westbound Interstate 80.
Retail West hopes to develop the recently vacated Pyramid building on Gilman into a "campus" of small-scale breweries, distilleries and food businesses.
West Berkeley's Pyramid Alehouse has permanently closed in order for the Seattle-based brewery to focus on its Pacific Northwest operations.
Officers arrested a man in a stolen truck after he was spotted driving solo through a Berkeley carpool lane, authorities said.
ALCATRAZ ALLEY GRAND OPENING Nine shops on Alcatraz Avenue are coming together for a Grand Opening on May 28 from 3-6 p.m. Many of the businesses, found along the stretch of Alcatraz west of Adeline Street, are new or have revamped their style. “We thought it was time for a Grand Opening – a big get-together to celebrate the diverse businesses,” said Jess McCarter, co-founder of the Easy Creole restaurant. To facilitate the event, the block of Ellis Street between Harmon and Alcatraz will be closed to traffic, and an array of artists, performers, and activities will take over the alley. Passersby will find discounts on food and wares from Empress Vintage, Easy Creole, Ankara StyleGalleria, the Hoi Polloi Brewpub, and Alchemy Collective, as well as bike repairs from the Biketopia Community Workshop. To top it all off, Beats Antique, an experimental fusion and electronic band, will perform at the event. The Grand Opening will be held on Ellis Street between Alcatraz Avenue and Harmon Street on Thursday, May 28 from 3-6 p.m. Read more about the event on its Facebook page. (more…)
Berkeley is getting a new brewery. Anvil Brewing plans on opening at 912 Gilman St. this spring. We bring you this news and much more in this week's Bites.