The Village on Telegraph Avenue strongly conveys Berkeley’s local color and personality and we should find ways to ensure it dodges the wrecking ball.
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.
The Village Bike is a contemporary British play by Penelope Skinner about a pregnant woman who isn't getting enough sex.
The land on Fourth Street looks like a parking lot, but it represents what is left of the first village and funerary site of the author's ancestors and should be left alone.
Youth Spirit Artworks will look for a new site for its tiny houses for homeless youth, after the Ohmega owner decided to sell the lot instead of renting it to the organization.
A "tiny house village" for homeless youth could be built at the current Ohmega Salvage site in West Berkeley.
Youth Spirit Artworks is attempting to build two small tiny house youth villages, with a total of 25 residences that will be built by the youth themselves.
[Sponsored] The university-affiliated senior housing project is a first for the Bay Area.
By Karin Evans
The best way to eat at China Village is to gather a large enough group of friends to take up a huge round table in the back of the restaurant. If you’re lucky, you’ll snag one with a lazy Susan for optimum sharing efficiency. Start with spicy and chewy beef tendon, a palate (and sinus) cleanser to prime your tongue for the meal to come. Or else munch on the cucumber with drizzled with spicy, nutty garlic gravy. Don’t ignore the gratis pickled cabbage, a crisp and funky Chinese kimchi. The spicy Szechuan boiled fish fillet is a perfect introduction to Chef John Yao’s deft hand with chilies. Another famous dish, Yao’s five-spice hot and spicy pork shoulder, is equally great, succulent and soft enough to cut with a spoon. The warm spice blend penetrates the meat to the bone for subtly fragrant contrast to the bold flavors in the fish. China Village is at 1335 Solano Ave. (at Ramona), Albany.
To the Landmark Preservation Commissioners:
By Karin Evans
The new development at UC Berkeley's University Village has been given final legal approval, after an appeal by Occupy the Farm was rejected last week.