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

BERKELEYSIDE — A year and a half ago, the streets of Berkeley were unusually quiet, as people sheltered at home

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

BERKELEYSIDE — A platform that democratizes startup venture funding. An educational tool that fights white men’s prevalence in STEM fields. 

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

BERKELEYSIDE — This year’s holiday show at Fourth Street Fine Art is aptly named: “Home Is Where the Art Is.” The collection

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

NEW YORK TIMES — The bagels at Boichik Bagels have the look of Labrador puppies curled up for afternoon naps: soft and

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

BERKELEYSIDE — The end of November typically marks the beginning of holiday season, when cheerful, wintery tunes play on repeat

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

BERKELEYSIDE — One month into shelter in place, I was shocked to stumble upon an open store on Solano Avenue.

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Healthy foods made in Berkeley build immunity — and community

BERKELEYSIDE — Eat real food. The advice is simple, and it’s become more important than ever as people work to

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Berkeley childcare providers find solutions, enable human interaction in time of isolation

BERKELEYSIDE — On a recent August morning, a parent dropped off her child at Aquatic Park School in West Berkeley. Susan Stevenson,

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Cal’s favorite fried chicken sandwich maker is uplifted by students’ support

BERKELEYSIDE — After undergoing two surgeries and facing eight months of chemotherapy ahead of her, Bernadine “Pinky” Sewell, founder of Pinky

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Berkeley residents are a generous bunch: The city ranked 7th in GoFundMe’s list of most-giving cities

BERKELEYSIDE — A local bookstore, locally made COVID-19 face shields, and local cinema pulled at Berkeley’s heartstrings this last year,