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In the Neighborhood

You could say Wondrous Brewing Company’s founder Wynn Whisenhunt is “all-in” on Emeryville. Since signing a lease two years ago to open Emeryville‘s first modern craft brewery, he’s moved to Emeryville, he’s immersed himself in...

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When the shelter in place order was announced in March 2020, the real estate market in the bay area came to a halt. Without initial guidance on how to market and show listings, many sellers...

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West Oakland’s Community Foods Market on San Pablo Avenue is warning that it is in danger of closing and is asking the community to step up to help keep them afloat. They’ve launched a “Save...

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The Real Estate market in the Bay Area continues to defy logic and remain hot despite the ongoing pandemic. While Single Family Homes remain the most coveted type of property, the condo market is showing...

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A new mural honoring the late comic Robin Williams was recently completed at the former Old Navy space at the Bay Street Shopping Center. The mural was created by artist @KeeneVision and was a partnership...

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A tumultuous year for our world and for Real Estate markets came to an end last week. Buoyed by more flexible work-from-home policies, suburban communities with single-family homes stock saw a surge in home sales...

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Four business stories aggregated from around the Interwebz in this month’s E’ville Biz digest. The much discussed “Tech Exodus” has hit Emeryville as cybersecurity firm Tanium announced it will move its headquarters to Washington. CEO...

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The E’ville Eye is proud to announce a collaboration with Oaklandish to bring our custom neighborhood graphic tees to Oaklanders just in time for the holidays. Oaklandish is a lifestyle brand that promotes civic pride...

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Some silver linings amidst the rash of business closures we’ve been covering. Two businesses have recently opened their doors, a longtime restaurant is integrating a “ghost kitchen” and a pair of Oakland coffee shops have...

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Entering its ninth year, Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Giving Tuesday is promoted on the Tuesday following the Thanksgiving holiday. Homeless services, children’s...

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A year has passed since Emeryville’s Park Avenue neighborhood lost a well-respected and beloved neighbor. Joel Devin died on November 2nd, 2019 after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 66 years old. Devin...

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Despite the ongoing Pandemic, the housing market in the U.S. and the Bay Area remains hot. Despite high unemployment, Bay Area home prices are up 16% from the year prior. Mortgage rates remain at historic...

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Emeryville has a new shoreline destination just a short bike ride or walk away. The new Sutter Regional Shoreline Park is located at the eastern touchdown of the Bay Bridge accessible from the Shellmound trail...

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Trivium Games, who announced their intent to open an “escape room” facility in the Andante building on San Pablo Avenue over a year ago, have finally opened their doors to the public. It’s been a...

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Finding an adequate space to host the Emeryville Celebration of the Arts has generally been the biggest challenge for the annual event now in its 34th year. There have been years when it’s come down...

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Longtime Emeryville Councilmember Nora Davis sadly passed away this week. She was 92 years old. Davis was an absolute force in Emeryville politics during her 27 years on council presiding over its “Boomtown” era. An...

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The rapid shift to a work-from-home model where more professionals are free to move to neighborhoods without considering commute, is threatening to disrupt the Real Estate market. How this will pan out longterm for “commuter-friendly”...

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The next time you’re driving I-580 West towards Emeryville and SF, keep your eyes on the road, but try to catch a glimpse of a new neon sign recently installed on the rooftop opposite the...

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At a small Halloween party in the courtyard of Oliver Lofts on 65th Street in 2006 our neighbor Ingeborg spontaneously performed a joyful dance around Irene, when she discovered German party food on the buffet...

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North Oakland neighbors are sparring again. No, not over fireworks, slow streets or defunding the OPD, but over a “feral” peacock that some have dubbed “Peter,” “Abraham,” or “Junebug” (or Bruce, Philip or even Paco)....

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Real Estate sales in May nearly came to a halt with only 3 closings for the month despite high inventory. Meanwhile, list and sales prices for these units rose sharply. Emeryville rents showed only modest...

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As retail and restaurants begin their phase of reopening, we’re slowly assessing the economic damage caused or escalated by this pandemic. Many of the businesses forced to close when the original shelter order was placed...

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As expected, Alameda County issued a new health order yesterday expanding the list of businesses allowed to reopen to include outdoor dining. Among the eating establishments that immediately announced participation will be the Public Market...

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Alameda County recently announced their latest phase of business reopenings. Among this list are pet groomers which includes Emeryville’s All About the DOGue Salon & Spa on San Pablo Avenue. It’s been a long journey...

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