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Discover 25 local artists and creative vendors under one roof at the Berkeley Holiday Gift Fair

On Dec. 8, the Hotel Shattuck Plaza downtown hosts the one-stop experience for shoppers seeking hand-crafted goods from Berkeley businesses.

The safest skincare, the right wine, the perfect plant — all on path to recovery

Finding a special gift for moms, dads and grads also supports the tenacious small business owners who kept the doors

Eco-friendly Ashby Ave. dental practice takes a big bite out of waste

Transcendentist, a certified green business, not only pampers the patients, but goes easy on the planet, too. April 22, 2022

Ditch your supply chain woes — come meet 25 local merchants this holiday season

December 2, 2021 BERKELEYSIDE — From bakers and roasters to artists, there’s a story behind each of the local businesses

Open-air dining brings revenue to restaurants and a festive spirit to streets

September 17, 2021 BERKELEYSIDE — A year and a half ago, the streets of Berkeley were unusually quiet, as people

What do delivery bots, faux pork and crowdfunding platforms have in common?

July 9, 2021 BERKELEYSIDE — A platform that democratizes startup venture funding. An educational tool that fights white men’s prevalence

Berkeley curators and crafters keep the city’s creative energy alive

December 18, 2020 BERKELEYSIDE — This year’s holiday show at Fourth Street Fine Art is aptly named: “Home Is Where the Art

The Best Bagels Are in California (Sorry, New York)

March 8, 2021 NEW YORK TIMES — The bagels at Boichik Bagels have the look of Labrador puppies curled up for afternoon

FillGood BerkeleyHolidays gifts

Connection and craft enable Berkeley women entrepreneurs to flourish during the pandemic

November 20, 2020 BERKELEYSIDE — The end of November typically marks the beginning of holiday season, when cheerful, wintery tunes

Loyal customers have kept this 70-year-old Berkeley stationery store going

February 17, 2021 BERKELEYSIDE — One month into shelter in place, I was shocked to stumble upon an open store