Tag Archives: Craneway Pavilion

The students are getting ready for the one-mile walk along San Francisco Bay Trail. (Photo by Serla Rusli)

Not just a walk in the park for kids in Richmond

Every Kid in a Park is a White House youth initiative that gives every fourth grader in the United States, along with their families, free passes to visit all federally-owned lands and waters, including the...
The Hotel Carquinez visible  on the street across from Macy's, once also known as the Hotel Don, served in the mid-1920s as the main meeting chambers for all sorts of societies including the Chamber of Commerce. Photo courtesy of National Parks Service.

Historic buildings of Richmond forgotten but not gone

Standing at the intersection of Harbour Way and Nevin Avenue sits the famed New Hotel Carquinez. Most of the people passing through the ornate entryway these days are senior residents of the subsidized apartments inside....
The Richmond Wrecking Belles roller derby team placed third in this weekend's regional championship tournament. Photo by Robin Simmonds

Richmond Wrecking Belles play for the challenge

The Richmond Wrecking Belles managed to snatch the bronze from the hands of the San Francisco ShEvil Dead in this Saturday's regional championship game, placing third in the regional tournament.
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Kennedy High art teacher finalist for The Ed Fund

Dozens of palm-sized faces hang from the ceiling in Steve Mainini’s art classroom at Kennedy High School. The ceramic reflections of former students dangle in wire cages and defy gravity as if trapped in some...
A drawing shows a mock-up of what the new restaurant will look like on the outside.

Cuisine from award-winning restaurant owners coming to Richmond in February

Two successful restaurateurs are set to bring their award-winning cuisine to the Richmond Craneway Pavilion this February, replacing the Boilerhouse restaurant, which closed in December. Husband and wife team Richard Mazzera and Terumi Shibata-Mazzera have...
The Golden Gate Bavarian Club wowed with traditional costumes and energetic dance moves (Photo: Sarah Phelan).

Oktoberfest brings beer, Bavarian costumes to Craneway Pavilion

The Craneway Pavilion on Richmond’s marina harbor echoed to the sounds of steins clinking, beer pong balls pinging, Bayern Maiden’s guitar twanging and dirndl and lederhosen-clad dancers from the Golden Gate Bavarian Club delivering stompingly...
Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front museum, outside

Sixth annual Home Front Festival to showcase Richmond’s WWII history, culture

The Home Front Festival at the Craneway Pavilion will blanket the Richmond shoreline this Saturday with its sixth annual celebration of the World War II home front effort, complete with 1940s-era shuttle buses and historical...
Spectators watch Richmond's firework show from the Craneway Pavilion.

Richmond celebrates 4th of July with fireworks and music

Under a full moon, thousands gathered on Tuesday evening at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond to celebrate the 4th of July a day early. Richmond’s annual fireworks show drew spectators from cities around the Bay...