It’s Parents’ Weekend! Here are 15 things to do

If there’s one thing that gets us to attack the pile of laundry overtaking our desk chairs, it’s having our parents come to visit. Once you’ve got your apartment or dorm all tidied up for Parents and Reunion Weekend at Homecoming this weekend, you’ll have to figure out how to
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Philz Coffee opens its 2nd Berkeley location, and it’s great

We all go through America’s daily grind: wake up, drink coffee, sleep and repeat. Coffee caters to the lives of all Berkeleyans, serving as a refreshing morning pick-me-up or a necessary late-night study tool. Coffee unites, engaging colleagues in steamy conversations over steaming lattes. It excites, jolting awake passivity and promoting
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The best cold drinks in Berkeley

It’s summertime, which means it’s the season of iced and frozen drinks! We compiled a list of some of our favorite refreshingly cold drinks. Philz Coffee’s Mint Mojito Iced Coffee ($4 Small, $5 Large) Philz Coffee’s Mint Mojito Iced Coffee is to die for. It has the perfect balance of
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A ranking of cafes with the best Wi-Fi in Berkeley

Laptop in tow, you stumble into a cafe ready to take on that research paper due tomorrow. While waiting for that latte to kick in, you open up your laptop and start getting down to business. Ten minutes later, however, you find yourself staring blankly at the words, “Unable to
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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.