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

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The West Berkeley collective is home to 18 potters with a wide variety of styles. October 4, 2022 BERKELEYSIDE –

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North Shattuck space offers 800 new and old-fashioned board games — along with food and drink. September 22, 2022 BERKELEYSIDE

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State Flour Pizza Company is open in the Elmwood for dine-in and take out, with a menu of East Coast

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Pivot Bio’s microbial nitrogen offers a host of environmental benefits. And we can taste the results already. September 12, 2022

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Science-backed R&D firm in West Berkeley uses fermentation to create new ingredients for beauty, wellness and personal care. June 7,

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Robert’s son has taken over at Robert’s Hot Tubs, new to Fourth Street. August 7, 2022 BERKELEYSIDE – In 1976,

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August 11, 2022 Madeline Wells, SFGate – From the cozy red vinyl booths and checkered black-and-white linoleum floor to the

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Following in a mother’s footsteps. Love at the jewelry store. A poignant yellow balloon. We present six very personal audio

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The new brewing operation is taking over the former Sierra Nevada taproom space in Berkeley. September 19, 2022 San Francisco

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Jeweler David Giulietti started out making armor in high school and has worked with metal ever since. Catch up on

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

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

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Caribou Biosciences is using next-generation genome-editing technologies to advance the development of cell therapies for patients. March 8, 2022 BERKELEYSIDE

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The family-owned shop has aided Berkeley residents through the Great Depression and COVID pandemic. March 7, 2022 BERKELEYSIDE – Stepping

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The charming Rasa Caffe serves hand-crafted chai teas, steamed rose milk, specialty coffees — and pastries worth traveling for. February

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Aiden, Graduate Berkeley and Hotel Shattuck Plaza provide a fun rooftop, tailgate parties and creative cocktails — not just visitor

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“At this point, I am an artist because I don’t have a choice.” December 6, 2021 48HILLS – The dreamy

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

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November 12, 2021 BERKELEYSIDE — Standing at the intersection between the carnivore’s desire for tasty meats and good stewardship of

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October 1, 2021 BERKELEYSIDE — The city’s manufacturing ranges from woodworking to wine-making, and from pouring metals to molding new

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

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September 10, 2021 KCRW — Nobody put a farmer’s name on a menu or invited them to the table before

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September 10, 2021 BENZINGA — Wild Earth Inc., the Berkeley-based plant-based dog food company, has completed a new funding round of

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September 8, 2021 BROKE-ASS STUART — Some might say the food at Homemade Cafe is art in and of itself,

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August 12, 2021 NOSH — Is it possible to make almost everyone happy, but never really change? The Smokehouse plans

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July 26, 2021 Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) – Caribou Biosciences, the developer of gene-edited cell therapies co-founded by

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

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June 18, 2021 BERKELEYSIDE — After a grand jury opted not to indict the police officer who shot and killed

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June 3, 2021 BERKELEYSIDE — Everyone knows where dairy comes from. A cow eats grass, digests it, gets milked and

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April 22, 2021 BERKELEYSIDE — Environmentally savvy Californians are likely familiar with the phrase “reduce, recycle, reuse,” but what might

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

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

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February 22, 2021 BERKELEYSIDE — Reuse Arts and Crafts is a small storefront, easy to miss while driving down San

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

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

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October 2, 2020 BERKELEYSIDE — Eat real food. The advice is simple, and it’s become more important than ever as

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August 25, 2020 BERKELEYSIDE — On a recent August morning, a parent dropped off her child at Aquatic Park School in West

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February 11, 2021 BERKELEYSIDE — After undergoing two surgeries and facing eight months of chemotherapy ahead of her, Bernadine “Pinky”

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December 9, 2020 BERKELEYSIDE — A local bookstore, locally made COVID-19 face shields, and local cinema pulled at Berkeley’s heartstrings

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December 15, 2020 BERKELEYSIDE — Growing up, Jacqueline Minas decided to bet on herself. As a Mexican-Armenian-American woman, there were