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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 annual Egg Hunt virtual and rebranding it as the “Virtual...
Richmond’s The Factory Bar postpones opening

Richmond’s The Factory Bar postpones opening

By Kathy Chouteau In a communication all-too-commonplace in the COVID-19 era, the owners of The Factory Bar in Richmond announced yesterday that they are postponing their opening. The bar, located at 12517 San Pablo Ave. in...
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...
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 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...
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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Point Richmond café exhibiting paintings by renowned artist

By Kathy Chouteau Internationally recognized artist and Richmond resident, Jim DeWitt, will have an exhibition of his paintings March 2 through April 30 at Kaleidoscope Coffee, 109 Park Place in Point Richmond. The exhibition is sponsored...
Listen up! Radio station launches on 23rd St. in Richmond

Listen up! Internet radio station launches on Richmond’s 23rd Street

By Mike Kinney Hundreds of people pass by it every day, but few may realize that a radio station operates on 23rd Street in Richmond.The Spanish-language Radio SOL 98.1 launched in September last year inside...
Richmond Black History celebration to 'engage, educate and entertain'

Richmond black history celebration to ‘engage, educate and entertain’

By Kathy Chouteau Touting an afternoon event that will “engage, educate and entertain,” the City of Richmond and the Commission on Aging will co-host the Black History Celebration Saturday, Feb. 29 from 1 p.m. to...
Richmond: The Factory Bar eyes grand opening in March

Richmond: The Factory Bar eyes grand opening in March

By Mike Kinney A highly-anticipated new hang out spot in Richmond -- The Factory Bar -- aims to open its doors in March. On Friday, the Standard stopped by the emerging Richmond-themed bar, which remains...

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Free drive-thru food giveaway coming to Richmond Civic Center

Free drive-thru food giveaway coming to Richmond Civic Center

A free drive-thru food giveaway is set to be held Wednesday, July 29, at Richmond Civic Center. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 2...
Berkeley exhibit features late Richmond artist Rosie Lee Tompkins

BAMPFA exhibit features late Richmond artist Rosie Lee Tompkins

By Kathy Chouteau A virtual exhibition at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) is looking back at the prolific work of a...
Congressman seeks to expand Rosie the Riveter National Park

Congressman seeks to expand Rosie the Riveter National Park

By Kathy Chotueau Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) has introduced legislation to expand the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park to include a local...