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Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Bar Dogwood launches crowd-funding campaign after car hits bar

What happens when a bar get hit by a car? And the car goes right through the window? If you spend time downtown, you’ve probably noticed that Bar Dogwood is closed and that there’s a missing plate glass window on Telegraph Avenue where a car plowed right into the bar on March 31st. The bar

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Take-Out Windows of Opportunity: Kitchener Oakland’s Kickstarter has 5 days to go

by Sophia Chang, Kitchener Oakland Kitchener is Oakland, California’s little kitchen that could.  As Oakland’s first incubator kitchen, we opened in the Summer of 2012 as a place where start-up food business could cook legally for the public....

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

Authentic Bagel Company: Oakland bakery seeks support to expand (Community Voices)

by Jason Scott, Authentic Bagel Company I’m Jason Scott and I’m going to tell you how two Jewish kids from Rhode Island ended up baking bagels in Oakland, CA. It all started with my older brother Mark....