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Hot August Nights Weekend at Playland-Not-at-the-Beach

Celebrate classic cars with a rock-and-roll attitude this weekend at the Museum of Fun, when it’s all about polished chrome and nostalgia. Color your own hot rod or roadster while enjoying the pinball, carnival...

Paint Nite at Chevys Hilltop

In just two hours, while sipping on a drink, performing artists will guide you through each painting, helping you create your own unique piece by the end of the night. Paint Nite requires no...

Animation Weekend at Playland-Not-at-the-Beach

Before Real 3-D and CGI, groups of dedicated craftsmen produced works of art with brush and pen on cells. Relive the magic of these animated classics and learn about the traditional techniques behind them....
That's My Dog to park at East Brother Beer Co. this Saturday

That’s My Dog to park at East Brother Beer Co. this Saturday

In one location Saturday, you'll be able to devour a gourmet, Richmond-made hot dog while downing delicious, Richmond-made beer. In what could be the king of all good ideas, That's My Dog (TMD) will park...
From Audio on the Bay to MLK Day, Richmond not slowing in January

From Audio on the Bay to MLK Day, Richmond not slowing down in January

Post-holiday cheer has swept Richmond, leaving little time for rest in January. The Richmond Convention & Visitors Bureau just released a lengthy list of things-to-do around town this month. On Friday, Jan. 13, for example, the...
Richmond church helps inspire gangsta rapper to change lyrics

Richmond church helps inspire gangsta rapper to adjust lyrics

A Richmond church helped to inspire an Oakland rapper's transition to a Christian-centered brand of hip hop -- and the artist is now being credited with helping religious centers spread the Bible's teachings to...
NIAD Art Center delves into wide world of creatures in next exhibition

NIAD Art Center delves into wide world of creatures in next exhibition

The NIAD Art Center is holding an opening reception on Saturday, Jan. 14 for its next exhibit that highlights "creature art." The reception will run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the art center...
Richmond Museum of History hosts Family Day, looks toward 2017

Richmond Museum of History hosts Family Day, looks toward 2017

By Zach Chouteau The Richmond Museum of History hosted a low-key but likeable Family Fun Day on Dec. 28, and also shared with the Standard some of its exciting upcoming plans for the year ahead. The...

Cafe McBryde remains a hit under new ownership

For nearly three decades, Cafe McByrde at 4925 McBryde Ave. has been a breakfast and lunch favorite. For the past five months, it has operated under new owner Denise Ruff. Not to fear -- customers...

Craneway Crafts Fair showcases eclectic cornucopia

By Zach Chouteau It’s hard to imagine a more diverse array of artistic crafts than what was on display at the Craneway Pavilion on the weekend of Dec. 17 & 18. The long-running event, a...

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Bay Area Rescue Mission's 22nd golf tourney fundraiser set for May 8

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The 22nd Annual New Life Golf Tournament, an important fundraiser for the Bay Area Rescue Mission, a Richmond-based homeless services and resource center, is...
Local students attend Golden State Warriors’ anti-bullying event

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