Whole Foods closed Monday night after a security officer pepper-sprayed a would-be thief who brandished a knife, authorities report.
Berkeley flocked to a brand new Whole Foods Market today, the city's second, while other local grocery stores took note.
Another week packed with exciting East Bay food news, including a new sushi restaurant from the Bowl'd crew, and a new Berkeley bakery.
JENNIFER KOH Violinist Jennifer Koh is no stranger to Berkeley, although Berkeley audiences may know her as Einstein, a role she undertook when she played in Einstein on the Beach at Cal Performances. This time she plays as herself — a powerful soloist — when she performs Sibelius’ Violin Concerto with the Berkeley Symphony tonight, Thursday Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. Also on the program are Elgar’s Enigma Variations and Oscar Bettison’s Sea Shaped in its world premiere. Tickets for the Zellerbach Hall show cost $15-$74. (more…)
While an "alcohol-alternative" bar is coming to Berkeley, a straight-up speakeasy has opened in Alameda.
West Berkeley's Gilman Street commercial corridor is getting busy, with Whole Foods set to open in November, and a new Philz Coffee outlet opening today.
The 47,800-square-foot complex is scheduled to open on Gilman at 10th Street on Nov. 4, the company said Tuesday.
A new shopping destination is emerging at the intersection of 10th and Gilman streets in West Berkeley. Three new businesses have just signed leases to move into the Gilman District, a commercial hub whose transition was kickstarted by Whole Foods’ decision to move into the area last year.
TERRANOVA BODY After operating in Berkeley for 43 years, TerraNova Body, a manufacturer of natural bath and body care products, is moving to Richmond on June 21. Its building at 1011 Gilman St. was sold and the new owner is tearing part of it down to make room for a parking lot for the new Whole Foods.
Whole Foods has confirmed it will build a second Berkeley store at 10th and Gilman streets on the site currently occupied by Office Depot.
Whole Foods looks set to open a second store in Berkeley after pulling out of negotiations to build a new store in Albany. The site is on Gilman, in the Office Depot spot.
Plans for a senior living complex, new retail shops and a grocery store in Cal’s University Village in Albany have cleared another hurdle despite a campaign by activists over the summer to stall the development.
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