Since Cal closed, Stuffed Inn’s business dropped from 250 customers a day to 20. But its new owner is determined to keep the restaurant and its longtime employees around for as long as he can.
Starting Tuesday, retail shops in Berkeley can reopen for curbside pickup and delivery, and manufacturing and warehouse operations can resume.
For many restaurants, food-supply disruptions will mean rethinking menus and evolving business models.
A plants and design store has opened in Trumpetvine Court downtown; Jest Jewels and Sola Lucy are closing up shop; and Title IX is on the move.
Four hair stylists who worked together at Festoon have come together to open a new salon; there is a new store to buy art and crafts made from recycled materials.
More shops are closing or moving because of lagging sales than are opening this month.
Declining sales contributed to the decision to shutter Molly B in North Shattuck, but not before a close-out sale. Urban Outfitters faced the same issue, while Papyrus has shut its 254 shops nationwide.
The 24-year-old Mexican grocery store in Berkeley has long had a following, but business has gone way up during the pandemic.
Our series on corner stores in the age of COVID-19 continues with a look at Good 2 Go Curry and Mart in North Berkeley.
A list of food businesses that opened just prior to or during the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order, and those spots that have shuttered permanently.
Retailers are allowed to deliver as long as they only deliver goods that were in their inventory at the start of the shutdown.
We’ve gathered together a selection of Berkeley-based businesses selling masks and other face coverings for pickup or delivery.
Some florists are reopening for curbside delivery Friday, just in time for Mother’s Day. Many think they have permission to do so.
Sponsored: Berkeley businesses are finding new ways to deliver value to the community – and society at large – in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
While most food businesses are struggling to survive, Emilia’s Pizzeria, The Local Butcher Shop and Vintage Berkeley are busier than ever.
Small businesses got an average grant of $2,744, arts organizations $16,818. Restaurants and food service businesses made up the largest category of grantees.