It’s the seventh year of Sunday Streets.
Citing safety concerns, the city of Berkeley wants to move the North Berkeley farmers market to a few hundred feet south-east of its current site on Shattuck Avenue.
The Jewish deli has applied for a permit to build a parklet, which would be the third approved under a Berkeley pilot program launched last year.
It’s taken a while, but the Gourmet Ghetto should soon welcome too parklets for noshers and passers-by.
Many local businesses, including Chez Panisse, took part in A Taste of North Berkeley, a fundraiser for BUSD’s gardening and cooking program.
Gourmet Ghetto businesses want to build parklets in their neighborhood but the city doesn’t have an approval process in place as yet to review applications for these slivers of open space designed to enhance urban neighborhoods.