Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Biz Boost

Andy's Fried Chicken slated for May grand opening

Andy’s Fried Chicken slated for May grand opening

By Mike Kinney The owner of a 23rd Street business well known for its doughnuts has his eyes set on establishing the same reputation in Richmond for his fried chicken. Andy's Fried Chicken, located a 969...
Richmond family unveils highly-anticipated Mi Casa Grill

Richmond family unveils highly-anticipated Mi Casa Grill

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond peeps observing the slow-but-steady progress of building renovations at the corner of San Pablo and Macdonald Avenues will be excited to learn that a homegrown, family-run business has finally launched there. Mi...
Golden Gate Bistro Food Truck to celebrate ‘Grand Opening’ on 23rd St.

Golden Gate Bistro Food Truck set for grand opening on 23rd St.

By Kathy Chouteau Chef Victor Viera—owner of Richmond’s Golden Gate Bistro and the former head chef at Terrapin Crossroads—is launching a second location in the form of a food truck.  The Grand Opening for “Golden Gate...
“Hollywood in the Point’ moves into former home of Point Richmond Starbucks

Beauty abounds at former home of Point Richmond Starbucks

By Kathy Chouteau A Point Richmond hair studio that recently moved 25 ft. down the street has opened up a world of new business possibilities at its new location. Beauty by Nature Hair Studio, owned by...
David’s Pastas & Pizzas born of love for family and community

David’s Pastas & Pizzas born of love for family and community

By Mike Kinney A relatively new Italian restaurant in Richmond was inspired by the popularity of foods that were being prepared and sold from a local family's home. And with so few Italian options in...
Truck and car clubs prep for annual Valentine's Day visit to Richmond flower shop

Truck and car clubs to visit Richmond flower shop ahead of Valentine’s Day

Local truck and car clubs are set to shower love on a Richmond flower business on Saturday, Feb. 12, as part of an annual event ahead of Valentine's Day. Last year, as reported in the...
Corocao Confections brings the ‘sweet life’ to Richmond

Coracao Confections brings the ‘sweet life’ to Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau As the hint of Valentine’s Day fills the air, a chocolate company has just settled into its new home in Richmond. Coracao Confections, which was co-founded by Daniel Korson in 2008, relocated...
Hallmark Cleaners going strong in 2022 thanks to longtime, loyal customers

Hallmark Cleaners going strong thanks to longtime, loyal customers

By Mike Kinney This family-owned Richmond business has been a hallmark in the community for nearly 40 years. Hallmark Cleaners has been providing dry cleaning and other related services at 12989 San Pablo Ave. since 1985....
'Benefit Flea Market' in El Sobrante raises funds to support homeless

‘Benefit Flea Market’ in El Sobrante raises funds to support homeless

A weekly flea market in El Sobrante is providing more than just great deals to local residents. It's also helping to connect unhoused residents in West Contra Costa County with critical supplies. Every Saturday and...
Snapper’s Seafood Restaurant launches food truck

Snapper’s Seafood launches food truck

By Mike Kinney Snapper’s Seafood Restaurant in Richmond has officially launched a food truck to offer catering and delivery to the greater Bay Area, according to owner Jabari Muhammad. The food truck will not replace the popular restaurant...

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By Kathy Chouteau The City of Richmond has hired Matrix Consulting to conduct an Emergency Services Study that will examine the police and fire departments’...
Vibrant new street banners celebrating art, industry installed downtown

Vibrant new street banners installed in Downtown Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Community members heading to downtown Richmond might notice some vibrant new additions: a series of street banners recently installed throughout the district,...
Richmond police report reduction in illegal fireworks-related calls

Richmond police report reduction in illegal fireworks-related calls

By Mike Kinney At last, Richmond's sanctioned Independence Day celebration and fireworks show at Marina Bay Park returned last weekend following a pandemic hiatus. Also...