Ascent to Indian Rock

Travel Tuesday: 3 Northside gems not to miss

It’s funny how Berkeley can exclude us from the simplest pleasures of childhood. We cluster into apartments, dorms, co-ops and Greek houses that are filled almost exclusively with college students. We flock to a campus that caters to advanced learning, dotted only occasionally with youth during tours or Cal Day
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Red Peppers, Ricotta & Pesto 11" personal pizza

Top Dog, now serving … pizza?

Heads up, Berkeley: If you’re craving a hot dog on Northside, Top Dog is no longer your main squeeze. Don’t let the Top Dog sign and familiar ownership fool you. The management has opted for a new format: pizza and even a new name: Pizzahhh. So why this change in
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They know me there

Critical Musings

I spent a lot of time on the north side of campus last semester, and what that meant was that I spent a lot of time at the restaurants located there. There was one cafe in particular that I was especially fond of and frequented most. I loved the way the
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Coffee and coastal vibes at Nefeli Cafe

During the day, they prop open their main front window and the door to the back. Within the long narrowed space, the air circulates. Along with the tempered Greek folk art, the feeling is as if you were somewhere coastal.
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The Berkeley Experience

Whether you’re an 18-year-old freshman or a more seasoned transfer student, college is a life-changing experience, and at Cal it is infinitely more so: decades of tradition, excellent academics and some of the brightest minds all crammed together in a region that already has several claims to fame. The first
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Moving Pictures: Chocolate and Chalk Art Festival

Saturday’s chocolate and chalk art festival is an annual tradition that showcases eateries along Shattuck Avenue near Vine Street on Berkeley’s north side and offers a chalk art challenge for community members. These are some scenes from the festival.

No bomb found after Northside threat

A bomb threat on Northside kept residents from their homes Wednesday night. Berkeley Police Department officers on scene blocked off parts of Euclid Avenue, Ridge Road, La Loma Avenue, Le Roy Avenue and Le Conte Avenue. Residents were being allowed to leave the affected area, but no one was permitted
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