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Armistice Brewing Co. to reopen Beer Garden this weekend

Armistice Brewing Co. to reopen beer garden

By Kathy Chouteau In a Facebook post aptly titled “It’s happening,” Richmond’s Armistice Brewing Company has announced that it’s welcoming the community back to its Beer Garden this weekend after only offering to-go beer service...
Palm Halah Food Market a one-stop shop for Middle Eastern goods

Palm Halah Food Market a one-stop shop for Middle Eastern goods

By Mike Kinney Richmond's weather and its people convinced Sam Ali to remain in the community for 20 years to operate his business and raise his kids. At Palm Halah Food Market, which opened at...
Kaleidoscope New Hours Credit Kaleidoscope Coffee

Kaleidoscope Coffee significantly increases walk-up service hours

By Kathy Chouteau Good news for Richmond coffee enthusiasts. Kaleidoscope Coffee, located at 109 Park Place in Point Richmond, is vastly increasing its hours after being primarily closed for the past few weeks, per owner...
El Cerrito restaurant owners make video plea after 90 percent drop in sales

El Cerrito restaurant owners make video plea amid COVID-19 lockdown

The family that owns a Thai restaurant in El Cerrito recently made a heartbreaking plea on YouTube to the community amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In the video, Ann and Paul Chan, who own Larb Thai...
El Sobrante pizzeria extends tasty offer to frontline workers

El Sobrante pizzeria extends tasty offer to frontline workers

By Kathy Chouteau Chicago’s Pizza with a Twist has a tasty offer for workers serving on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic. The family-run, El Sobrante-based pizzeria is offering healthcare workers, police officers, firefighters and...
Bridge Commissary Kitchen extends free meal pickups through May

Bridge Commissary Kitchen extends free meal pickups through May

By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Commissary Kitchen at Bridge Storage and ArtSpace is extending its “Chef Popup & Pickup,” offering of free gourmet lunches throughout May. Each Wednesday in May (May 6, 13, 20 and 27) between...
Volunteers needed for grocery giveaway at CoBiz Richmond

Volunteers needed for grocery giveaway at CoBiz Richmond

By Mike Kinney CoBiz Richmond is teaming up with the Brothers of International Faith Inc. to host a grocery giveaway for the community on Wednesday, April 29. Anyone in need can pick up a bag of...
San Pablo Billiard & Restaurant hosting free community feeds

San Pablo Billiard & Restaurant hosting free community feeds

UPDATE: The business is giving away free meals again Monday, May 4 and Tuesday, May 5 at the same hours. By Mike Kinney San Pablo Billiard & Restaurant is hosting a free community feed today and...
Richmond McDonald's facelift nears completion

McDonald’s offering thank you meals to frontline workers

By Mike Kinney McDonald's is offering free "Thank You" meals to first responders and healthcare workers at participating restaurants through May 5. Any first responder (police, fire, paramedic) or healthcare worker with valid employment identification can...
Former Botto Bistro owner offers virtual ‘One Star’ Italian Cooking Course

Chef who dislikes Yelp offers virtual ‘One Star’ Italian Cooking Course

By Kathy Chouteau Davide Cerretini, the former chef/owner of Richmond’s Botto Bistro who made headlines for his anti-Yelp escapade that encouraged one-star reviews of his own restaurant, is launching a new endeavor: The ‘One Star’...

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Proposed Richmond business tax change faces pushback

Richmond council places business tax change on November ballot

Richmond City Council on Tuesday voted to place a measure on the November ballot to change the city's business tax structure despite vehement opposition...
Kennedy teacher’s art works set for de Young exhibition

Kennedy High teacher’s artworks set for de Young exhibition

By Kathy Chouteau A Richmond teacher is “on the edge” of fulfilling his lifelong dream. Steve Mainini, who has worked as a visual arts teacher...
County no longer eyeing purchase of Hilltop Marriott to serve homeless

County no longer eyeing purchase of Hilltop Marriott to serve homeless

By Mike Kinney Contra Costa County is no longer looking to purchase the 190-unit Hilltop Courtyard by Marriott in Richmond for the purpose of developing...