A new initiative helps local merchants make connections, get assistance and support other communities in need.
Musicians around the East Bay are turning the calamity of a global pandemic-induced lockdown into an opportunity for creative exploration.
Three East Bay food and drink businesses have switched up their business models to keep going in the shelter-in-place era.
Although the pandemic has brought many cultural events to a grinding halt, the arts in Berkeley are not kaput. The city is moving forward with plans for new public art. Here’s what to look forward to in coming months.
Latorra Monk worked in kitchens for years before opening Oaklandia in June 2020. She hoped to make a community hangout, but now she’s just barely hanging on.
After not seeing herself represented in the culinary world, Aminah Robinson started her own event for black food professionals to network, collaborate and inspire.
An ‘utterly compelling’ dance theater performance, children’s art, Brazilian music, baked goods and more this weekend.
The statewide ‘Day of Action’ is promoting bills that would bring in more funding for public education and cap charter school growth.
Restaurant owners consider their obligations to employees, customers and the community while keeping an eye on their bottom line as the public health crisis escalates.
The iconic Berkeley restaurant’s new pandemic model works to preserve its suppliers and workers who make its farm-to-table philosophy possible.
University Press Books has struggled financially for years despite trying many different approaches to stay in business.
Sponsored: Some of Berkeley’s small businesses are devising new products, services to survive through the pandemic.