Monday, June 17, 2019

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East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer Co. brew earns gold at Cal State Fair

East Brother Beer Company's Oatmeal Stout won gold at the 2019 California State Fair in the "Foreign Export Stout" category, the brewery announced today. The professionally judged competition featured over 180 entries and recognizes the...
Kaleidoscope Coffee set to open renovated backyard next month

Kaleidoscope Coffee to open renovated backyard next month

The hip, art-infused Kaleidoscope Coffee in Point Richmond is set to become even more fun with the opening next month of its renovated backyard. The spacious, comfy coffee shop that opened over three years ago...

No joke: comedy nights come to Richmond

Something funny is going on over at Bridge Storage and ArtSpace in Richmond. Local comedian JD Arandia is hosting Homegrown Comedy, a monthly event bringing comedians to the self-storage, art and community space at 23...

Benoit-Casper Brewing Co. announces it is closing Sunday

We'd heard unfortunate rumors through the grapevine. This week, they were confirmed. On social media this week, Benoit-Casper Brewing Company announced the brewery and taproom will officially close this Sunday, June 9. The brewery is...
Cheers on the Bay poised to move into former Salute's spot

Cheers by the Bay poised to move into former Salute’s spot

The gorgeous waterfront property that formerly housed Salute e Vita Ristorante is set to feature new restaurant Cheers by the Bay. Lara Choe, owner of Hotel Mac Restaurant in Point Richmond, aims to open a...
Richmond resident visits Andy’s Donuts for first time

Richmond resident visits Andy’s Donuts for first time

By Kathy Chouteau I am a Richmond resident, and, somehow, I'd never been to the famous Andy’s Donut Stop at 971 23rd St. in Richmond. Until last week. You can’t miss this iconic shop. With its...
Roux: Serving southern style delights with a California twist

Roux: Serving southern style delights with a California twist

By Kathy Chouteau Upcycled shipping containers can produce some of the most unanticipated delights. Take, for example, Roux, a new Richmond restaurant that, according to its owner Lydia Walker, serves up “fresh, southern-ish cuisine with a...

‘Taste of Richmond’ packs Riggers Loft

By Kathy Chouteau The third annual "Taste of Richmond" event brought 750 ticket holders to Riggers Loft on Saturday. Hosted by the City of Richmond’s Economic Development Commission, the festivities welcomed people to sample the offerings...
Over 20 businesses to take part in 2nd Annual Taste of Richmond

3rd Annual Taste of Richmond set for Saturday

It's going to be an incredibly tasty Saturday in Richmond. The community is invited to the 3rd Annual Taste of Richmond, a showcase of some of the best foods and beverages from Richmond restaurants, caterers,...
Richmond art studio preps for major East Bay event

Linda Ruiz-Lozito’s Richmond studio the home of Wildcat Art

By Mike Kinney Next month, East Bay Open Studios will return bringing free, self-guided tours of artist studios to over 12 cities in Contra Costa and Alameda counties. Among the hundreds of artists involved, expect Richmond's...

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Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

By Zach Chouteau When it comes to local warm-weather traditions the whole family can enjoy, the Point Richmond Summer Music Festival—now in its 18th year—is...

Dialing 1 a must for 510 area codes starting June 22

Residents and businesses with the 510 area code must dial 1 before dialing their phone number for all calls starting Saturday, June 22, according...

PHOTOS! 2019 Richmond Juneteenth celebration

By Mike Aldax and Mike Kinney Community members came out in droves Saturday for yet another colorful Juneteenth Parade and Festival in Richmond. The annual community...