Thursday, January 23, 2020

Lifestyle

Photos! Hundreds of tricksters get treats on 23rd Street

By Mike Kinney Hundreds of children and their families in spooky, and at times downright awesome costumes, flocked to 23rd Street in Richmond on Thursday for the 4th Annual Trick or Treat event -- and...

Halloween parade marches through Point Richmond

Hundreds of costume-clad students came armed with the saying, Trick or Treat, and boy did it ever work to get them candy from a variety of businesses in Point Richmond Historic Square this morning. As...

Baker from Hercules wins Food Network’s Halloween Baking Championship

Karl Fong finally gets to talk about who won the Halloween Baking Championship on the Food Network. And yes, it's him! The baker from Hercules, who owns Vallejo-based Cakes by Karl, was declared the winner in...

New art exhibit launches at El Sol Restaurant

A new art exhibition has launched at El Sol Restaurant in Richmond. The exhibition, "Critters!" runs through Jan. 27 at the Linda Lee Drake Gallery at the restaurant at 101 Park Place in Point Richmond. The...

Richmond chef takes fresh approach to farm-to-table

By Kathy Chouteau For Richmond Chef Rebecca Orengo McFarlane, the seeds from which her culinary career blossomed were planted by her parents during her childhood, via the garden they grew next to their family home...

Your guide to Richmond-area Halloween events

Richmond's smallest goblins and superheros will be out in full force in the coming days, in many cases hurling threats of mischief (also known as tricks) on neighbors who don't provide them with treats. Thankfully,...

The Pedaler to hold annual Swap Meet & Huge Bike Sale

The Pedaler Bike Shop in El Sobrante is set to hold its annual "flea market for bikes" and bicycle-related products on Sunday, Oct. 27. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at...

‘Party of year’ to celebrate 75th anniversary of Red Oak Victory launch

Seventy-five years after the Red Oak Victory launched at Kaiser-Richmond Shipyard No. 1, an epic birthday party is set to be held on the ship.   On Saturday, Nov. 9, from 6-10 p.m., the community is...
Youth to showcase efforts to address local health disparities

D.C. dance company to perform in Richmond

They have performed at The White House, The Kennedy Center, The Smithsonian, Tribeca Center/NYC, The Central America Olympics, and many other significant locations. On Feb. 22, 2020, at 7 p.m., the DC Contemporary Dance Theatre,...

2207 numbers among Richmond’s top take-out spots

By Kathy Chouteau A block away from the hustle & bustle of 23rd Street lies Richmond’s hottest new takeout joint, known simply by its ultra-chic, minimalist moniker, “2207.” The Cal-Asian eatery, which opened its doors in...

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Chevron Black History Awareness scholarship application period extended

Deadline extended for Chevron’s black history awareness scholarship

The deadline to apply for the Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program has been extended to Jan. 31. High school seniors in the West...

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...

Oakland van theft impacting Richmond youth BMX program

A youth program that operates at Dirt World, Richmond’s popular new BMX track, has been impacted by the theft of a van in Oakland...