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Community members to serve BBQ at Kaiser Richmond

Community members to serve BBQ at Kaiser Richmond

By Mike Kinney Even during a shelter-in-place period, Richmond finds a good reason for a barbecue. Soulful Softball Sunday is partnering with Holistic Healing Collective, Green Remedy and one of the city's best known eateries, CJ's...
Kaleidoscope Coffee set to open renovated backyard next month

Kaleidoscope Coffee and its customers pep up frontline workers

By Mike Kinney A popular Point Richmond coffee shop can’t open its doors during the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order, but its owner and her customers have opened their hearts for frontline workers. Starting March 20, Cassie Cushing,...
East Brother’s ‘Virtual Taproom’ brings together craft beer aficionados Friday

East Brother’s ‘Virtual Taproom’ brings together craft beer aficionados

By Kathy Chouteau If you can’t go to the taproom, the taproom will come to you. Bearing testament to this wonder is Richmond’s East Brother Beer Co., which will employ the best use of Zoom...
Domino's offering 'contactless' deliveries

Domino’s offering ‘contactless’ deliveries

Domino's is now offering customers the option of "contactless" deliveries, aiming to enhance efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among employees and customers. Those ordering delivery online can now select "Contactless delivery at...
The Mobile Farmers' Market is returning to its post-winter routes in Richmond and San Pablo.

Mobile Farmers’ Market rolls out discount during shelter-in-place

By Kathy Chouteau Amidst a nationwide pandemic, the Fresh Approach Mobile Farmers’ Market is still rolling, and they’ve just sweetened the pot for anyone feeling the COVID-19 pinch. Fresh Approach’s existing 50 percent discount to customers...
Taco Bell offering free tacos at drive-thrus Tuesday

Taco Bell offering free taco at drive-thrus Tuesday

By Mike Kinney Taco Bell is offering a free taco to each customer Tuesday at participating stores -- and we've confirmed that stores in both Richmond and San Pablo are participating. The Taco Tuesday is offering...
Bridge's 'Chef Popup and Pickup' offers free meals this month

Bridge’s ‘Chef Popup and Pickup’ offers free meals this month

By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Commissary Kitchen at Bridge Storage and ArtSpace in Richmond is rolling out the “Chef Popup and Pickup," and this month lunch is on Bridge. As part of the offering, valid every Wednesday...
Falcon Spirits Distillery, located at 3701 Collins Avenue in Richmond's Parchester Village neighborhood, is having more than a "mere" impact. His small business is among countless across the nation stepping up for the cause. This month, Falcon Spirits Distillery halted production of gin, amaro, brandy and other spirits. Now, it's producing hundreds of bottles of hand sanitizer to benefit local first responders and to some extent restaurants and retailers.

Richmond distillery producing hand sanitizer for first responders

By Mike Kinney "We are merely trying to help human beings to survive," Farid Dormishian said. But Falcon Spirits Distillery, which Dormishian operates at 3701 Collins Ave. in Richmond's Parchester Village neighborhood, is having more than...
Botto Bistro, famous for war against Yelp, sold to Mountain Mike's Pizza

Botto Bistro, famous for war against Yelp, sold to Mountain Mike’s Pizza

Chef Davide Cerretini of Botto Bistro in Richmond, internationally famous for waging a war against Yelp, announced this week that his eatery has been sold to Mountain Mike's Pizza. But Cerretini is making sure not...
The Mobile Farmers' Market is returning to its post-winter routes in Richmond and San Pablo.

Fresh Approach Mobile Farmers’ Market modifies service stops

By Kathy Chouteau The Fresh Approach Mobile Farmers’ Market has suspended its downtown and North Richmond stops at this time, but has continued its service at the Richmond Civic Center. The decision comes on the...

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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...