Monday, April 6, 2020

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Bridge Storage and ArtSpace to host virtual film fest

Bridge Storage and ArtSpace to host virtual film fest

By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Storage and ArtSpace has the perfect remedy for those craving access to the arts in a COVID-19 world. On Thursday, March 27 at 8 p.m., Bridge is hosting a Virtual Film...
Falcon Spirits Distillery, located at 3701 Collins Avenue in Richmond's Parchester Village neighborhood, is having more than a "mere" impact. His small business is among countless across the nation stepping up for the cause. This month, Falcon Spirits Distillery halted production of gin, amaro, brandy and other spirits. Now, it's producing hundreds of bottles of hand sanitizer to benefit local first responders and to some extent restaurants and retailers.

Richmond distillery producing hand sanitizer for first responders

By Mike Kinney "We are merely trying to help human beings to survive," Farid Dormishian said. But Falcon Spirits Distillery, which Dormishian operates at 3701 Collins Ave. in Richmond's Parchester Village neighborhood, is having more than...
Botto Bistro, famous for war against Yelp, sold to Mountain Mike's Pizza

Botto Bistro, famous for war against Yelp, sold to Mountain Mike’s Pizza

Chef Davide Cerretini of Botto Bistro in Richmond, internationally famous for waging a war against Yelp, announced this week that his eatery has been sold to Mountain Mike's Pizza. But Cerretini is making sure not...
The Mobile Farmers' Market is returning to its post-winter routes in Richmond and San Pablo.

Fresh Approach Mobile Farmers’ Market modifies service stops

By Kathy Chouteau The Fresh Approach Mobile Farmers’ Market has suspended its downtown and North Richmond stops at this time, but has continued its service at the Richmond Civic Center. The decision comes on the...
Richmond Chamber creates list of eateries still serving during coronavirus lockdown

Richmond Chamber creates list of eateries still serving during coronavirus lockdown

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is answering the call of community members who want to know what local restaurants offering takeout and/or delivery services during the coronavirus lockdown. Today, the Chamber published a list of...
Richmond art hubs offer escape during shelter-at-home period

Richmond art hubs offer escape during shelter-at-home period

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond residents sheltering-at-home through Tuesday, April 7 to help contain the spread of COVID-19 can still experience cultural enrichment—as well as a virtual escape—thanks to local art hubs. NIAD Art Center, a nonprofit...

Richmond fine-dining caterer offering $20 drive-thru pizza during coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus outbreak doesn't mean you won't have access to 5-star, chef-prepared, farm-to-table meals in Richmond.   Anaviv Catering and Events and Oren's Kitchen, Richmond-based catering companies that service the wider Northern California region, has been...
Richmond leaders celebrate grand opening for Lara’s Fine Dining

Richmond leaders celebrate grand opening for Lara’s Fine Dining

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond leaders helped Lara’s Fine Dining, which opened in January, celebrate its official grand opening Thursday. The Italian restaurant, which occupies the former home of Salute Ristorante at 1900 Esplanade Dr. along the...
Richmond artist sailing strong into his 90s

Richmond artist sailing strong into his 90s

By Kathy Chouteau Ninety-year-old Richmond resident Jim DeWitt’s path to becoming an internationally renowned artist was as shifting and unpredictable as the waves the sailing enthusiast once raced upon. Born during the Depression, DeWitt struggled with...
Univision set to film commercial at Richmond's El Agave Azul

El Agave Azul invites community to Univision commercial filming

By Kathy Chouteau Want to appear in a Univision commercial? Then head over to Richmond’s El Agave Azul restaurant on Thursday. The Mexican eatery at 12955 San Pablo Ave. in Richmond is encouraging the community to...

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Bridge's 'Chef Popup and Pickup' launch includes free meals this month

Bridge’s ‘Chef Popup and Pickup’ offers free meals this month

By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Commissary Kitchen at Bridge Storage and ArtSpace in Richmond is rolling out the “Chef Popup and Pickup," and this month lunch...
Richmond Virtual Rec Center helps alleviate shelter-at-home doldrums

‘Eggcellent’ submissions wanted for Richmond virtual contest

By Kathy Chouteau In a sign of the times and of the season, the City of Richmond Library and Community Service Department is taking its...
El Cerrito police: Resident on Cutting Blvd. fatally shoots intruder

Man struck, killed by vehicle on Giant Road in San Pablo

A pedestrian was struck and killed in San Pablo on Friday night, police said. At 11:17 p.m., San Pablo police responded to the 2800 block...