homeless musicians

It’s official: the fest is on. Whether you like it or not, many of your downtown Berkeley hangouts will open their doors to a smorgasbord of live acts. Fun for the whole family, the second annual Downtown Berkeley MusicFest offers musical genres that could span a good isle, isle and a half at Barnes and Noble. We hope you like Jazz, blues, bluegrass, country/western, reggae, world, tango, latin and klezmer. We really do. read more »


As the international food crisis continues, G8 national leaders still eat way better than the rest of us, and Berkeley’s food culture is all over the news. The following is what’s going on in the downtown dining scene. Some of it isn’t so delicious.

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