Thursday, June 30, 2022

Lifestyle

Richmond history trivia night at East Brother to benefit mural restoration

Have you brushed up on your Richmond history? Either way, you'll love Richmond history trivia night, which is set to take place Thursday, March 28, at East Brother Beer Company. The event is a fun...
Caspers’ dogs still delight after seven decades

Caspers’ dogs still delight after seven decades

By Kathy Chouteau The first thing to know if you’re heading to Caspers Famous Hot Dogs on Macdonald Ave. in Richmond is the right lingo when ordering: it’s “dogs” not “hot dogs.” On a recent Saturday...

Authors to discuss unlikely romance at Richmond museum

How likely is it that a Jewish woman who grew up in the Bronx and whose parents were Eastern European immigrants would form a romantic relationship with a man whose father was a high-ranking...
Betty Reid Soskin event tonight in Richmond

Betty Reid Soskin event postponed due to laryngitis

National icon and Richmond resident Betty Reid Soskin was set to take part in a Women's History Month conversation tonight at Bridge Storage and Artspace in Richmond. That event has been postponed, however, because Soskin...
Richmond McDonald's facelift nears completion

Richmond McDonald’s renovation nearly done

The façade renovation of one of Richmond’s most visible restaurants – yes, the Mcdonald’s at 23rd Street and Macdonald Avenue – is set to be completed tomorrow, the construction crew told the Standard this...

Please feed the animals: El Sobrante Feed a West County staple

By Mike Kinney No matter the animal, Amy Loyd’s store probably has something yummy on the menu for them. The owner of El Sobrante Feed & Pet Supply at 501 Appian Way provides a rare...
3 new exhibitions coming to Richmond Art Center this month

3 new exhibitions coming to Richmond Art Center this month

Three new exhibitions are coming to the Richmond Art Center (RAC) this spring starting March 26. They include Here is the Sea, Faces Without Noses and the 54th Annual WCCUSD Student Art Show. Here is the...
The Study a lesson in fine wine, plates and provisions

The Study a lesson in fine wine, plates and provisions

Kathy Chouteau Richmond is HAPPENING. Want proof? Head on over to The Study, a wine bar that recently opened on Marina Way in Richmond, where The Rich Life spotted a full house of happy patrons...
Richmond Virtual Rec Center helps alleviate shelter-at-home doldrums

Maya’s Music to hold 30th annual spring festival in Richmond

“Thank you for the music.” That’s an ideal theme for the upcoming 30th Annual Maya’s Music Therapy Fund, an annual spring music festival set to be held on Sunday, March 24, at the Richmond Recreation...
Planning a date night? Head to Pikanhas in the Point

Planning a date night? Head to Pikanhas in the Point

By Kathy Chouteau If you’re looking to have a unique date night—one that transports your taste buds to an exotic locale—head to Pikanhas Brazilian Steakhouse in Point Richmond. This Rich Life reporter visited the restaurant on...

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Movie Nights’ return to Red Oak Victory after pandemic pause

Red Oak Victory announces ‘2022 Home Front Film Festival’ schedule

By Kathy Chouteau The SS Red Oak Victory, a WWII Victory ship berthed on Richmond’s waterfront, has announced the movie lineup for its 2022 Home...
Brooklyn and her sister are also highly active in the community. They've adopted families at Richmond Bay Area Rescue Mission and held kids events, such as a huge slime event and toy drive at a Barbershop on Macdonald Avenue last year. Brooklyn and her older sister saved over $2,000 of their own money to create the toy drive, and gave out toys to underserved kids for Christmas.

8-year-old Richmond artist soars in DJ Khaled competition; needs your votes

For 8-year-old Brooklyn Ivy, talent is not the issue. Right now, votes are what she needs. The Richmond resident is currently soaring in a national...
Con Fire unveils hotlines for reporting illegal fireworks’ use and sales

Con Fire unveils hotlines for reporting illegal fireworks’ use and sales

By Kathy Chouteau Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (Con Fire) is making it easier than ever for residents to report illegal fireworks use with...