Monday, June 24, 2019

Lifestyle

Red Bay Coffee celebrates grand opening

By Kathy Chouteau Red Bay Coffee Roasters, the first coffee shop to swing open its doors in downtown Richmond in two decades, has officially opened for business. The coffee shop, which makes its home in the...
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 as lively as any. That was certainly the case during its...

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...
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...
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...

Juneteenth parade Grand Marshal heartened by youth participation

At 83 years old, Mel Davis knows he'll one day have to pass the baton. The longtime community advocate, currently treasurer of the Neighborhood Block Association (NBA) and formerly a member of the City of...
The Shops at Hilltop to hold Feng Shui Ceremony

The Shops at Hilltop to hold Feng Shui Ceremony

An internationally recognized practitioner of Feng Shui is set to deliver a special education presentation and Yu Wei Rice Blessing at The Shops at Hilltop on Friday, June 28. Alex Stark will lead the discussion...
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...
Betty Reid Soskin to read, sign books at Richmond Food Hall

Betty Reid Soskin to read, sign books at Richmond Food Hall

Living legend Betty Reid Soskin is set to read and sign her book at the new Richmond Food Hall this Sunday. The event, which will include local food vendor pop-ups serving tasty selections, will be...

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...

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Navigating high school isn't easy. But Richmond High senior Ryan Saechao has still found time to serve on student councils and volunteer at a...

‘Where’s Pablo?’ off to a great start

Hannia (pictured above), an incoming sixth grader, was inspired to visit all 23 businesses in one day to collect Where’s Pablo playing cards. Her...