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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...
Richmond Virtual Rec Center helps alleviate shelter-at-home doldrums

‘Eggcellent’ submissions wanted for Richmond virtual contest

By Kathy Chouteau In a sign of the times and of the season, the City of Richmond Library and Community Service Department is taking its annual Egg Hunt virtual and rebranding it as the “Virtual...
Richmond’s The Factory Bar postpones opening

Richmond’s The Factory Bar postpones opening

By Kathy Chouteau In a communication all-too-commonplace in the COVID-19 era, the owners of The Factory Bar in Richmond announced yesterday that they are postponing their opening. The bar, located at 12517 San Pablo Ave. in...
Bridge Storage and ArtSpace to host virtual film fest

Bridge Storage and ArtSpace to host virtual film fest

By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Storage and ArtSpace has the perfect remedy for those craving access to the arts in a COVID-19 world. On Thursday, March 27 at 8 p.m., Bridge is hosting a Virtual Film...
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...
Richmond Chamber creates list of eateries still serving during coronavirus lockdown

Richmond Chamber creates list of eateries still serving during coronavirus lockdown

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is answering the call of community members who want to know what local restaurants offering takeout and/or delivery services during the coronavirus lockdown. Today, the Chamber published a list of...
Richmond art hubs offer escape during shelter-at-home period

Richmond art hubs offer escape during shelter-at-home period

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond residents sheltering-at-home through Tuesday, April 7 to help contain the spread of COVID-19 can still experience cultural enrichment—as well as a virtual escape—thanks to local art hubs. NIAD Art Center, a nonprofit...

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Richmond librarians to rally against possible cuts

Richmond librarians to rally against possible cuts

By Kathy Chouteau A collective of local librarians, activists and community members are protesting possible cuts to Richmond Public Libraries’ services as it considers how...