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New: Berkeley Visitors Guide 2018/19

BY Trevor Cheitlin April 30, 2018

The 2018/19 Berkeley Visitors Guide is free of charge but will prove valuable to visitors in the travel planning stage as well as those already here.

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Telegraph Avenue - Soul of Berkeley

BY Trevor Cheitlin February 26, 2018

In many ways, Telegraph Avenue is the essence of Berkeley.

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Berkeley Hills Alive with the Sound of Science

BY Trevor Cheitlin February 02, 2018

Since long before STEM learning (science, technology, engineering and math) rocketed into the public consciousness, the Lawrence Hall of Science has been a favorite destination for Berkeley locals and visiting families.

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Tilden Park is for Nature Lovers

BY Trevor Cheitlin February 02, 2018

Take a walk on the wild side in Berkeley's Tilden Park.

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Way Bay! at BAMPFA

BY Trevor Cheitlin January 25, 2018

With the opening of its marvelous new downtown Berkeley building in January 2016, the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) positioned itself - and the city - as a centerpiece of the eccentric and diverse artistic culture that thrives in the Bay Area. Two years later, the museum is featuring an exhibit to match that promise in “Way Bay,” a sweeping new showcase that weaves together a complex web of artistic themes and mediums in an exploration of how the Bay Area’s artists have been influenced by the region and its people - and by each other.

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Tour Berkeley 101

BY September 14, 2017

Here for a college tour? Group experience? Let us be your guide.

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Happy Mondays in Berkeley

BY Jeffrey Church July 07, 2017

Ease your way into the week, explore Berkeley on a Monday. It's a great day to wander this culturally cool city by the Bay.

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Don’t You Want Some Summer of Love?

BY Visit Berkeley April 10, 2017

Starting with the “Human Be-In” in Golden Gate Park, the Summer of Love 1967 brought legions of activists, hippies and dreamers to Berkeley and the SF Bay Area. With its proximity to the University of California and the recent rise of the Free Speech Movement, Berkeley’s atmosphere was politically charged and highly magnetic to spirited youth across the U.S. and internationally.

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Berkeley’s Got Flower Power

BY Visit Berkeley March 23, 2017

Free Speech and flower power may be in Berkeley’s DNA, but now we’re talking about actual plants! Exploring the San Francisco Bay Area is best done outside, and we’ve put together three great itineraries that are just the starting points of what to do in Berkeley in the great outdoors. And don’t forget to wander in to local Berkeley restaurants to refuel as you explore — in Berkeley, food is always in season.

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Free Berkeley

BY Visit Berkeley June 10, 2016

Just like living here, travel to the San Francisco Bay Area can come with a dash of sticker-shock, but Berkeley has many things to do that won’t ask you to drop a dime. Try any of these for a budget-friendly intro to Berkeley, a cultural center with a counter-culture soul.

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Berkeley Sightseeing Guide for Foodies

BY Visit Berkeley April 20, 2016

Berkeley is a city of neighborhoods, each with independent mantra, mood and food. There’s something fun to see and do in every district of the city, and just as important, something delicious to nosh on practically every corner. Try pairing sightseeing with a local culinary adventure to explore each of Berkeley’s “boroughs.”

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5 Reasons to Check Out the Berkeley Visitor Information Center

BY Visit Berkeley August 24, 2015

Whether you’re new in town, starting your first semester at the top public university in the U.S., or are simply passing through Berkeley, we know that the array of activities, cultural events, food options, and our robust public transit system is a lot to wrangle for a newcomer.

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Street Stanzas

BY Visit Berkeley July 14, 2015

The Berkeley Poetry Walk lines a special block of Addison Street in Downtown Berkeley with more than two tons of poetry, 128 steel tiles, each a poem, inlaid into the city sidewalks.

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Berkeley Blog

BY Visit Berkeley September 24, 2014

There’s a new blog in Berkeley, home of the Free Speech Movement! The Berkeley Blog is your source for real-time news on what to see, do, taste and tour in the “other” city by San Francisco Bay. Welcome!

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