What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend – April 21-23

April 19, 2017 Posted by: Mary Corbin

The superb multi-cultural quality of Berkeley is all over the place this weekend, so don’t miss it! And it’s Earth Day, so we celebrate our global health, well-being and inclusive diversity in more ways than one. Stay local or get over to the city for a grand celebration. What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend […]

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Improving the World One Semester at a Time: UC Berkeley’s Challenge Lab

April 18, 2017 Posted by: Mary Corbin

Ever wonder what’s happening on that great campus at the hub of our city? Well, more than you can imagine. Beyond the typical college courses that are universal to most campuses, UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering is astir in globally relevant endeavors. In a 4-unit course called “Challenge Lab”, for example, students attend four hours a […]

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What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend – April 14-16

April 12, 2017 Posted by: Mary Corbin

It’s Easter weekend and Passover week is winding down, so get out and honor the blossom of spring in full swing. There is so much to do in Berkeley, as usual, we couldn’t fit it all in. But here are a few great suggestions. So, get out there and feel the fresh renewal of the […]

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Fierce Kindness Bubbles Up in Berkeley: an Interview with Melanie Salvatore-August

April 11, 2017 Posted by: Mary Corbin

What to do in the midst of upheaval, uncertainty and change? Well, within the Berkeley and greater Bay Area community, people have taken to the streets, forged new coalitions and sought out like-minded support groups. Local teacher and writer Melanie Salvatore-August offers us yet another outlet to grapple with an uncertain future and find our way […]

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What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend – April 7-9

April 5, 2017 Posted by: Mary Corbin

Full speed ahead into Spring in Berkeley this weekend! Kick things off at Donkey & Goat for a First Friday event or finish off the weekend at the International Beer Festival in San Francisco. There are lots of great things to do in between for another fun-filled weekend in Berkeley! What To Do In Berkeley […]

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Welcome to the Monkey House: An Unusual Venue in Berkeley

April 4, 2017 Posted by: Mary Corbin

Looking for an unusual place for entertainment that you haven’t been to yet? Welcome to The Monkey House, Berkeley’s somewhat underground, off-your-radar nightclub. Located on University Avenue – that’s all they’re gonna tell ya as it is part of a private residence – keeps it real and exclusive for in-the-know and serious art loving patrons. The website describes […]

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What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend – March 31 – April 2

March 29, 2017 Posted by: Mary Corbin

Don’t get April fooled this weekend in Berkeley, and get out and enjoy our wonderful city! There’s plenty to do to keep you delighted, intellectually stimulated and blissful. Check out one of these great to-do items. What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend #1: Jenna and the Charmers 8 PM, Friday, March 31 Admission: $20 The […]

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Safeway Community Markets Come to North Berkeley

March 28, 2017 Posted by: Mary Corbin

A wave of change has just occurred in North Berkeley that surprises us, has some of us scratching our heads while others may be delighted. Safeway recently bought out the family-owned Andronico’s Markets on Solano Avenue and Shattuck at Cedar, re-branding them as Safeway Community Markets. In the Gourmet Ghetto, the locale and birthplace of the […]

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What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend – March 24-26

March 22, 2017 Posted by: Mary Corbin

Springtime in Berkeley is in full swing and it’s time to get up and go, sun or rain! Take in some great entertainment and then put on your running shoes and join in the fun at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in San Francisco this Sunday. Have a great weekend, everybody. What To Do […]

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A Taste of Korea: The Berkeley Social Club

March 21, 2017 Posted by: Mary Corbin

The Berkeley Social Club has opened on University Avenue in the space formerly occupied by Meridian. Located at 2050 University Avenue (between Milvia and Shattuck), the BSC is just one of the latest additions to the ever evolving downtown dining scene. If you’re a carnivore who likes Asian cuisine or hanging out with a variety of options, […]

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