Caffe Mediterraneum owner Craig Becker recently applied for a license to serve beer and wine.

Caffe Mediterraneum applies for beer and wine license

As the push to reinvigorate the late-night atmosphere of the Telegraph Avenue commercial district continues, Caffe Mediterraneum owner Craig Becker — who obtained a permit this summer to keep his establishment open 24 hours a day — recently applied for another license to serve beer and wine. When the city
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Berkeley’s Telegraph Avenue: A 24/7 lifestyle

  The vision of a more lively late-night commercial atmosphere on Telegraph Avenue to complement students’ and community members’ nontraditional workday is a dream that has been brewing since 2007. In the last few months, that dream has built up steam, with more merchants latching onto the idea of transforming
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Telegraph Avenue Storefront

New tattoo parlor to open on Telegraph Avenue

A custom tattoo parlor opening next month on Telegraph Avenue will be the latest addition to Berkeley’s wide array of piercing studios, gourmet restaurants and stylish boutiques. Set to begin business during the first weekend of September, War Horse Tattoo will be located at 2599 Telegraph at the corner of
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Aggravated assault on Telegraph Avenue

The following is a crime alert, provided by UCPD. On Tuesday, August 9th, 2011, about 8:30 p.m., a 17 year old pedestrian was the victim of aggravated assault along the 2300 block of Telegraph Avenue.  The victim told the City of Berkeley Police Department (BPD) that he was with a
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Student robbed of wallet on Southside

A man was the victim of a strong-arm robbery in Southside Sunday night. At about 11:50 p.m., the victim, a study-abroad student, was walking on Telegraph Avenue near Dwight Way when he was approached by two males who allegedly demanded his wallet. One of the suspects took the victim’s wallet
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Police evacuated customers and employees from Andronicos Community Markets after receiving a call describing a man in the store with an assault rifle. No such man was found in the subsequent search.

Berkeley police evacuate Andronico’s market

Berkeley police officers with guns drawn evacuated customers and employees from Andronico’s Community Markets on Telegraph Avenue near Derby Street Friday night. At about 8:15 p.m., a community member called the Berkeley Police Department to report a suspicious circumstance, according to Berkeley Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Mary Kusmiss. The 21-year-old
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Passersby stop and look at the latest trinkets on display on Telegraph Avenue.

Treasure hiding in plain sight

Vendors offer unique crafts

For many decades, the city of Berkeley has prided itself on promoting local, sustainable and equitable production and consumption. A stroll down Telegraph Avenue shows that numerous weekend street vendors are still trying to uphold those ideals. Although negative adjectives and references to the homeless population are usually used to
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A study indicates students would prefer a cleaner and safer Telegraph Avenue.

Students may want change in Downtown, Telegraph areas

UC Berkeley students might frequent Telegraph Avenue and the Downtown area more often if the areas were safer, cleaner and more inviting and possessed fewer panhandlers and people sitting on the sidewalk, according to a recent survey. Conducted by the Graduate Assembly and other components of the ASUC, the online
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