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Richmond gets into the Halloween spirits, 2020-style

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By Mike Kinney A skeleton man posed in front of a home in Richmond's North & East neighborhood is wearing a face mask, presumably to protect himself from COVID-19. At a home nearby, a Biden-Harris...
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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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Mexican restaurant part of mixed-use development on 23rd St.

Mexican restaurant part of mixed-use development on 23rd St.

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A three-story, mixed use development being constructed at 761 23rd St. (between Garvin and Burbeck avenues) in Richmond will feature three dwelling units on...
Rosie the Riveter to receive Congressional Gold Medal

Rosie the Riveter to receive Congressional Gold Medal

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"Rosie the Riveter" will be awarded a Congressional Gold Medal in the United States Capitol on Wednesday, April 10.  Hundreds of Rosies travel from across...
Phila Burger continues to draw crowds as it plans a few upgrades

Phila Burger continues to draw crowds as it plans a few upgrades

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By Kathy Chouteau When was the last time you ate at Phila Burger Station? The iconic eatery has been serving up hoagies, sandwiches, burgers, cheesesteaks and...