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Board-game cafe plans to open in North Berkeley by summer

A board-game cafe is expected to open in North Berkeley this summer, adding to Berkeley’s gaming community. The Victory Point Cafe recently signed a lease for a space in the Hillside Village on Shattuck Avenue between Francisco and Delaware streets. The space was previously occupied by the Hippie Gypsy Cafe,
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What to expect when you’re expecting — your coffee

It is not often that two develop a connection so palpable that everyone who bears witness respects this bond. A newborn baby is, for all intents and purposes, still very much connected to his or her doting mother. Similarly, spiritual relationships often take precedent over those shared with any other sentient beings. Unless your mother
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Saturdays

I let the steam escape from my coffee cup, absentmindedly watching it rise as I drum my fingers over my keyboard and contemplate my next sentence. I pause and glance at the man distractedly scrolling through his email as his fork scrapes up the last crumbs of a scone. He’s
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Oliveto’s Cafe & Restaurant in Rockridge

At some point, you’re going to find yourself needing to forfeit your life as a stingy college student and go somewhere a bit more upscale, and when that moment comes, you want to make sure you’re going to the right place. Oliveto’s Cafe and Restaurant is one of those places
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Quiz: What cafe should you study at today?

Nobody likes studying at Main Stacks, Moffitt Library or even the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, despite how pretty it is, so students often decide to venture off campus in search of the perfect cafe to study at. Everyone has his or her own preference as to which coffee shop
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Broke in Berkeley

Come into the office and demonstrate your ability to transcribe. After the test, we’ll ask you some questions.” It sounded simple enough, but I had never done it before. I chewed my pencil and desperately tried to keep up with the recording. The interviewers walked back in, and I braced
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Cafes in Berkeley

Watch a video with reviews of coffee shops in Berkeley by Fiona Hannigan. The coffee shops featured are Peet’s, Philz Coffee, Milano, Strada, Free Speech Movement, and Espresso Roma.