Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Lifestyle

Richmond to hold three-day Back to School Carnival

RPAL Back-to-School Carnival set for end of summer fun

New location, same back-to-school blast. The Richmond Police Activities League’s (RPAL) annual Back-to-School Carnival, previously located at Civic Center, will this year take place at nearby Nicholl Park from Friday Aug. 16 through Sunday, Aug....
Seven simple summer pleasures in Richmond

Seven simple summer pleasures in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau When it comes to enjoying the simple pleasures of summer, Richmond offers an abundance of exciting options for anyone up for a little local adventure. The Rich Life has compiled a short...

Newest ‘Chopped’ champion to open BBQ pop-up at Shops at Hilltop

Oakland chef and restaurateur Rashad Armstead, who last week was crowned the Food Network’s newest Chopped Champion, is set to open a pop-up BBQ shop at the The Shops at Hilltop in Richmond starting...
Target stores to sell cupcakes from Richmond-based Rubicon Bakers

Target to sell cupcakes by Richmond-based Rubicon Bakers

Early this month, all 117 Target stores in Northern California will begin selling eight varieties of cupcakes, including three vegan options, made by Richmond's social-mission company, Rubicon Bakers. Based at 154 S. 23rd St., Rubicon...
Art Afternoon showcases Richmond’s talent

Art Afternoon showcases Richmond’s talent

By Kathy Chouteau Sunday, June 30, wasn’t just any afternoon in Richmond. It was East Brother Beer Co.’s Art Afternoon, a time to celebrate great art, music, dancing, food, and of course, beer. Approximately 120 people...

Where to celebrate National Night Out

Dozens of locations throughout West Contra Costa County are set to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, the annual event that aims to forms bonds between law enforcement and neighbors aimed at crime prevention. In...
Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

A popular eatery in Richmond's Marina Bay neighborhood is applying with the city to obtain a license to sell beer and wine to customers, and to also open Saturday evenings. The Artisan Kitchen & Café...
Cazuelas Grill moving from Hilltop Mall to San Pablo Ave.

Cazuelas Grill moving from Hilltop Mall to San Pablo Ave.

Cazuelas Grill, a popular Richmond restaurant that’s operated at Hilltop Mall for its entire two-decade-old history, is moving to a new location at 14401 San Pablo Ave. this week as the shopping center is...
3 new exhibitions coming to Richmond Art Center this month

Richmond Art Center invites submissions of graphic art and illustration

Want your works to be exhibited at the storied 83-year-old Richmond Art Center? The art center at 2540 Barrett Ave. has an open call for graphic art and illustration until the deadline of Aug. 8. The works...

Raymond’s Pizzeria serves up the inventive and unexpected

By Kathy Chouteau From the moment you spot the “Free Time Travel Consultations” neon sign in Raymond’s Pizzeria’s front window, you know you’re in for a singularly unique experience. The new pizza place, which opened several...

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Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

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Richmond Chamber’s economic summit heads to Oakland Coliseum

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is encouraging community members to purchase early-bird tickets to it's annual economic summit, which this year will be held...