When the Reprint Mint closed in late November, Telegraph Avenue and Berkeley lost another portal to our past. It was an important cultural institution for more than 50 years.
A crowd turned out for the send-off of Caffe Med, the storied Telegraph Avenue café that is referred to as the "home of the latte," and, famously, was featured in the movie 'The Graduate.'
Over a dozen new food businesses are headed to Berkeley's Southside neighborhood.
The new owners will give the café space an extensive remodel, including the addition of wheelchair-accessible restrooms and an upgraded kitchen.
Update, 10:20 p.m. Norris is from El Sobrante and no weapons were recovered, police said.
To glimpse Telegraph Avenue as its visionaries and community leaders see it is to view a thriving, bustling European-like utopia, complete with pedestrian plaza, solar-powered trash cans, and enough parklets and bicycle racks to make even the most cynical hipster swoon.
At its first East Bay outpost, Eatsa offers diners quick-serve, nutritious meals at fast-food prices with no humans in sight.
As Cal students return to campus, we visit the avenue which has visibly changed in the past year. Local merchants, and the TBID that represents them, say more positive transformations are on the way.
Berkeley has launched a program to use a controversial technology that automatically reads license plates on cars to optimize and enforce parking, part of a larger effort to encourage more Berkeley residents not to drive.
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 site. In January, the Landmarks Preservation Commission had denied landmark designation to the two-story The Village, which dated in its current form to 1972.
Berkeley’s Center Street garage is set to close at the end of the month to make way for a modern, new garage with hundreds more parking spots.
The new coffee shop will have a romance theme and a caffeine rating system for all of its drinks.
For decades, Telegraph Avenue has been the Boulevard of Unconventional Berkeley — a Bohemian enclave, then the Free Speech Movement, anti-Vietnam War, People’s Park, hippies, punks, street people. Before the Big Changes of the late 1960s, on Telegraph you could buy out-of-town and foreign-language newspapers, croissants, espresso drinks, Turkish cigarettes and Gauloises.