Robust growth, especially in the restaurant sector, has reduced the city-wide ground-floor vacancy rate to 4.6%.
After sitting empty for almost two years, the former Pyramid building on Gilman Street is to be reborn as a light manufacturing and startup hub.
In addition to running her wholesale tea company, Roth has been building out The Blue Willow Teaspot, a tea house, on her own. It is set to softly open Oct. 16.
Retail West hopes to develop the recently vacated Pyramid building on Gilman into a "campus" of small-scale breweries, distilleries and food businesses.
West Berkeley's Pyramid Alehouse has permanently closed in order for the Seattle-based brewery to focus on its Pacific Northwest operations.
Berkeley flocked to a brand new Whole Foods Market today, the city's second, while other local grocery stores took note.
Allegro Coffee Roasters will have a standalone shop at the soon-to-open Whole Foods in Berkeley's burgeoning Gilman District.
‘We should just open up a grass-fed burger place, raise all the cattle, and call it a day.’ And thus it came to pass. Farm Burger opens in Berkeley next month.
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…)
Openings and closings, shake-ups and shuffles. We have it all in this week's East Bay food news round-up.
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.