Saturday, November 28, 2020

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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 sales of Del Cielo & Ghost Town Black is Beautiful...
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 museum creating Dia de los Muertos film to honor COVID victims

By Kathy Chouteau  The Richmond Museum of History & Culture (RMHC) is appealing for community help for a Dia de los Muertos-related project it’s partnering on with Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia’s office and...
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 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...

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....
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...
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...
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...
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...

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Food bank to host giveaway event at Richmond Ferry Terminal

Food bank to host giveaway at Richmond Civic Center

The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano is hosting drive-thru food giveaway at Richmond Civic Center Plaza on Monday from 11 a.m. to...
License plate reader technology pitched for Richmond BART parking areas

BART: Track replacement project ongoing near Richmond Station

BART has begun work on replacing nearly 50-year-old trackway components next to Richmond Station, a project that will lead to track closures at the...
Museum Educator Tatiana Ortiz

Museum art program takes students on virtual trip around the world

By Kathy Chouteu This December, local students can take a virtual trip around the world to experience how different cultures celebrate the holidays, followed by...