Thursday, January 23, 2020

Lifestyle

Anh serves up elevated take on Vietnamese favorites

By Kathy Chouteau The scene? A business lunch on a Friday afternoon. The setting? A glorious fall day on Anh Vietnamese Kitchen’s outdoor patio overlooking the Richmond Marina. When this reporter and a colleague were in...

‘Portraits of Life’ new feature for Point Richmond art stroll

A new art exhibit is being featured in the window display of the Point Richmond post office. “Portraits of Life,” paintings by Cherie Carter, will run through Jan. 6 at the Post Office at 104...

Eater SF calls tacos at 5 Richmond eateries ‘destination-worthy’

Richmond residents have long known that some of the region's best tacos are served in their city. They recently received more validation after the popular food bog, EaterSF, identified five establishments in Richmond as serving...

We toured a luxury cat hotel in Richmond

Julie Pledger was born and raised in the North & East Neighborhood. She grew up playing at Nicholl Park and going to Moo's Ice Cream. And the cherry on top? She now runs a unique...

‘Hood’ish & Holy’ comedy show set for Richmond Memorial Auditorium

Laughter can make a difference.   On Saturday, the Richmond Memorial Auditorium will be the site of a comedy show that aims to benefit an art and performance camp. The "Hood'ish & Holy" 2019 Clean Comedy Tour...

Backyard nano-brewery bustling in Richmond’s North & East

By Kathy Chouteau A big idea sparked during grad school at the University of San Francisco has evolved today into a bustling, woman-powered, backyard nano-brewery in Richmond’s North and East neighborhood. Michelle Baker, founder and owner...

East Brother Beer Co.’s ‘Bo Pils’ shines on national stage

A locally-made beer has swiftly gained national recognition. East Brother Beer Co.'s Bohemian-style Pilsner, Bo Pils, recently won the silver medal at the 33rd Great American Beer Festival, the country’s largest beer competition. Bo-Pils stood out...

Pizza Guys San Pablo’s new owner started as delivery driver 22 years ago

The Pizza Guys San Pablo has a new owner who started with the company as a delivery driver 22 years ago. Nick Luthra, who hails from Northern India, is hosting a grand opening (under new...
The Shops at Hilltop open pop-up children's bookstore

Richmond bookstore to host grand-reopening after relocation

The Multicultural Children's Bookstore is inviting the community to a grand reopening event on Wednesday, Nov. 13, to celebrate the store's relocation within The Shops at Hilltop. The popular local small business is now located...

Point Richmond Social Club hosts lively Dia De Los Muertos event

By Kathy Chouteau One might not expect a day celebrating the dead to be so lively, but that’s exactly what occurred on Saturday when the Point Richmond Social Club hosted its “Dia De Los Muertos”...

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Deadline extended for Chevron’s black history awareness scholarship

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Richmond park aims to preserve past and right past wrongs

On Saturday, Jan. 11, in the Park Plaza neighborhood, nearly 60 volunteers from the nonprofit Groundwork Richmond, the Richmond Rotary Club and the community...