Twenty new restaurants and bars opened, including Bar Shiru, Emporium Oakland and Cupcakin' at Swan's Market; eight closed.
By creating a mobile app and robots that prepare and serve orders, Bbox provides cheaper, more efficient coffee, and plans to expand its technology to more restaurant automation.
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Thirteen new restaurants opened — including Thai Taste Kitchen, Rob Ben's, Javi's Cooking and Town Tavern — and seven closed.
The hotel only went forward after the Council twice agreed to defer fees owed by the developer. That lowered the developers' upfront costs and increased profit margins.
By Yasmin Anwar/Berkeley News
Some Berkeley residents and Cal employees are worried a new UC Berkeley high-rise set to be built downtown might create parking issues.
The University of California at Berkeley says it is moving forward with plans to build a high-rise in downtown Berkeley — for its education, psychology and public health areas of study — and will hold an open house about the project this week.