New Year’s Eve Parties in Berkeley

  Whether you’re glad to see 2015 go or you’re reflecting on the year with fondness, Berkeley has a party for you to celebrate its departure and the arrival of 2016. Here’s a quick, Downtown-heavy sampling of New Year’s Eve parties but you better get your tickets and reservations before they sell out! Links to NYE dinners and bars…

#Berkeley: Gift Ideas From the Gourmet Ghetto

Local ideas for last minute gift seekers! Our latest episode of #Berkeley sponsored by Buy Local Berkeley and the North Shattuck Association takes you to the 4th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting in Downtown Berkeley and guides you through some of Berkeley’s best boutiques in the Gourmet Ghetto. Get jewelry buying tips from M. Lowe & Co.,  toy…

#Berkeley: Holiday Gift Guide

A long time ago in a neighborhood close, close by I was a holiday hire at the Crate & Barrel Outlet on 4th street. There among the discounted painted egg ornaments, pine-scented candles and glittering but slightly dinged picture frames, the Spirit of Christmas and the true meaning of Black Friday became my lifeblood. I never expected it…