Monday, October 26, 2020

Lifestyle

Pizzeria extends tasty offer to frontline COVID-19 workers

El Sobrante eatery holding ‘free pizza for a year’ contest

Chicago's Pizza with a Twist in El Sobrante is holding a contest that will give customers "free pizza for a year." How it works: Those who spend $50 or more on a single order will...
East Brother Beer releases Belgian Tripel, and tips on how to serve it

East Brother Beer releases Belgian Tripel, and tips on how to serve it

Today, East Brother Beer Co. is releasing its seasonal Belgian Tripel, along with some history on the style of beer and tips on how it is best served. The Belgian Tripel pulls "from a tradition...
What's up with the fish? Virtual tour details Civic Center public art

What’s up with the fish? Virtual tour details Civic Center public art

Did you know that the big fish artwork displayed prominently on the Richmond Art Center is named "Guillermo -- The Golden Trout?" The 50-foot-long, 800-pound work by artist Andree Singer Thompson may be named Guillermo,...
Halloween drive-in in Richmond to feature drag artists, aerialists and ninjas

Richmond: Halloween event to feature drag artists, aerialists and ninjas

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Traverse Fitness will play home to a three-hour, supernatural spectacular Oct. 30 and 31, when Princess SF and Skyhigh Odditorium present the “Halloween Drive-In,” featuring performances by drag artists, aerialists, ninjas...
Halloween happenings reinvented amid COVID scare

Halloween happenings reinvented amid COVID scare

By Kathy Chouteau and Mike Kinney With the pandemic poised to cast a long and scary shadow this Halloween—coupled with an advisory from Contra Costa County health officials to forego trick-or-treating, haunted houses and large...
San Francisco Chronicle gives royal review to El Garage

San Francisco Chronicle gives royal review to El Garage

By Kathy Chouteau A glowing review by San Francisco Chronicle food critic Soleil Ho may have placed the final jewel in El Garage’s crown as the queen of Richmond birria taco makers. In an article headlined,...

Richmond’s Spirit & Soul Festival goes virtual Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau A popular Richmond event has been reimagined this year as the “Virtual Spirit & Soul Festival” and will be streaming live on social media in what organizers are calling a groundbreaking event....
Mindy Pines' works featured in exhibition at Point Richmond post office

Mindy Pines’ works featured in exhibition at Pt. Richmond post office

The Arts of Point Richmond has announced a new exhibition at the U.S. Post Office branch in Point Richmond. Mindy Pines' photographic images and mixed media can be viewed through the windows of the Post...

Yelp names East Brother Beer among Bay Area’s top 25 breweries

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s East Brother Beer Company has made Yelp’s list of the “Top 25 Bay Area Breweries.” Yelp announced the news in a blog post which included a list of the platform’s highest-rated breweries...
Contra Costa College’s Aqua Terra Grill fired up for business

Contra Costa College’s Aqua Terra Grill fired up for business

By Kathy Chouteau Fancy some Crisp Shrimp with Tomato & Sweet Basil Salad? Or maybe some Beef Short Rib with Root Vegetables and Mashed Potatoes is a little more up your alley. Whatever your pleasure,...

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The Factory Bar’s ‘Black is Beautiful’ beer sales to bolster nonprofit this week

The Factory Bar’s ‘Black is Beautiful’ beer sales to bolster nonprofit

By Kathy Chouteau In a move that shows beer drinking can help save the world, The Factory Bar is donating all the proceeds of its...

Richmond store employee arrested after dispute with maskless customer

The employee of a Richmond convenience store was arrested Sunday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon following an altercation with a customer...
San Pablo man arrested for striking on-duty Petaluma firefighter with car

San Pablo man arrested for striking on-duty Petaluma firefighter with car

A San Pablo man was arrested on suspicion of striking an on-duty firefighter with his vehicle in Petaluma early Saturday, police said. Petaluma police responded...