Girls Garage – a Workshop for Change in Berkeley

January 10, 2017 Posted by: Mary Corbin

Fear Less. Build More. That is the motto of Berkeley’s Girl’s Garage, “a one-of-a-kind design and building program and dedicated workspace for girls ages 9-13.”  I mean, who says fusing metal is a boy’s game? Who says future vocations – or simply a keen interest – in metalsmithing, locksmithery, construction or furniture building is a man’s […]

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What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend – Jan 6-8

January 4, 2017 Posted by: Mary Corbin

It’s our first full weekend of 2017 in Berkeley, so get your groove on at one of these great goings-on about town! We’re off to a great start. What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend #1:  John McCutcheon at the Freight Friday, January 6 / 8:00 PM Freight & Salvage 2020 Addison St., Berkeley, (510) 644-2020 […]

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The East Bay Community Foundation – Serving Berkeley and Beyond

January 3, 2017 Posted by: Mary Corbin

Many organizations exist in Berkeley and the greater Bay Area that support and foster vital causes to keep our community thriving. One such organization is the East Bay Community Foundation in Berkeley’s neighboring city of Oakland. Established in 1928, the East Bay Community Foundation is the first community foundation to be established in Northern California. From their web site […]

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What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend – Dec. 30 – New Year’s Day

December 28, 2016 Posted by: Mary Corbin

Well, here we are again at the end of another trip around the sun in Berkeley! Resolutions list made? There are just too many events to talk about but we’ll get you started. Celebrate year’s end and ring in the New Year in style at one of these events around town. What To Do In […]

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DIG Cooperative helps the Bay Area Conserve Water

December 27, 2016 Posted by: Mary Corbin

Despite the rain we have been blessed with having lately, a concern for water conservation never ceases for residents of Berkeley and the Bay Area. The drought and its conditions prevail, unfortunately, but with the help of local eco-minded companies, we can be proactive. One such company is DIG Cooperative in Oakland, founded by Babak […]

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What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend – Dec. 23-25

December 21, 2016 Posted by: Mary Corbin

It’s not exactly a Winter wonderland but we can still get out and frolic in Berkeley for the holidays! With plenty of ways to revel and delight in the holiday season, find your special way with these events around town. What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend #1: Hannukah Community Celebration Friday, December 23 /  8:00 […]

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December 20, 2016 Posted by: Mary Corbin

Lush. Diverse. Temperate. These are three words to describe Berkeley, for sure, but also what might attract particular residents to our lovely city. Residents, that is, that we might never see, but certainly hear, who flock here en masse – literally- and make this their home. No, I’m not referring to the autumn influx of […]

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What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend – Dec 16-18

December 14, 2016 Posted by: Mary Corbin

Holiday fare – and fairs – are aplenty so get your groove on this weekend with a variety of fun-filled festive delights! Look out for that mistletoe! What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend #1: Holiday Bonanza Show Friday and Sunday, Dec. 16 & 18 / 12:00-5:00 PM Trax Gallery 1812 5th St., Berkeley,(510) 540-8729 FREE […]

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December 13, 2016 Posted by: Mary Corbin

With the recent closing of Herbivore, a longtime vegan favorite in Berkeley, Saha brings Middle Eastern flavors to the table. After closing their San Francisco restaurant inside the Hotel Carlton after 12 years, Saha re-opened in the vacant space at 2451 Shattuck Avenue (at Haste) in early October. Chef Mohamed Aboghanem grew up in Sana’a, Yemen, arriving in the […]

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What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend – Dec 9-11

December 9, 2016 Posted by: Mary Corbin

Get it all this weekend in Berkeley, from great food to festive holiday parties and craft fairs. Light up the season with all the festive events around town. What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend #1: Second Friday Art Party  7:00 -9:30 PM / Fri, Dec 9 FREE Sawtooth Building 2547 8th St. #24-A, Berkeley […]

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