Archive: Year: 2020

Posted on September 18, 2020

Redwood City Promotes ‘Culinary Excursions

Redwood City is promoting its rich culinary diversity in an effort to boost local businesses amid the coronavirus crisis. REDWOOD CITY, CA — At a time when a global pandemic eliminates the possibility of global travel, Peninsula residents don't have to go far to experience some of the world's faraway wonders — at least from a culinary standpoint. That's the theme of a City of Redwood City drive to promote its rich culinary diversity amid the economic impact of the coronavirus…

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Posted on July 1, 2020

Redwood City is joining the street dining crowd

Alfresco dining zones will remain in place through Sept. 30 A new initiative called “Eat, Sip & Be in RWC” will allow businesses in the city’s restaurant-rich downtown to expand to the streets and sidewalks with tables for open-air dining. From now through Sept. 30, restaurants and their customers are taking over a number of streets including Theatre Way, Broadway between Middlefield Road and Main Street, and Main Street from Broadway to Middlefield Road. Sidewalk cafes have…

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Posted on July 1, 2020

Renowned Peninsula Artist Gives Voice To Imperiled Marine Life

A dispiriting revelation about the state of the environment became a source of inspiration for Tara de la Garza. REDWOOD CITY, CA — Tara de la Garza always knew the problem was bad. That a blob of trash twice the size of Texas that floats on the Pacific is a concern to anyone who cares even remotely about marine life and the state of our planet. But it wasn't until she viewed the photo of a decomposing albatross with a stomach full of plastic in a natural history book a few years ago…

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Posted on July 1, 2020

Art Kiosk in Redwood City

In partnership with Fung Collaboratives, the Redwood City Improvement Association's popular Art Kiosk is back to entertain and inspire during these unique times. The newest thought-provoking exhibit is on view every day and night through the Art Kiosk windows (2208 Broadway St., Redwood City) from through Sunday, July 5. The free exhibit featuring artist Tara de la Garza is titled "Monument to the Plastocene IV." The installation reflects environmental justice and stewardship of the planet to…

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Posted on July 1, 2020

Redwood City Closes Streets To Allow Outdoor Dining

The street closures will remain in effect until Sept. 30. REDWOOD CITY, CA — Planned partial street closures to accommodate outdoor dining in Redwood City will go into effect this evening, city officials said. The street closures are part of the city's program to encourage outdoor dining. The closures will affect Main Street between Middlefield and Broadway, Broadway between Main and Jefferson (Jefferson open to traffic), Broadway between Jefferson and Middlefield (Middlefield open…

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Posted on July 1, 2020

Redwood City devotes downtown streets to open-air restaurants

Alfresco dining zones will remain in place through Sept. 30 Redwood City is joining the street dining crowd. A new initiative called “Eat, Sip & Be in RWC” will allow businesses in the city’s restaurant-rich downtown to expand to the streets and sidewalks with tables for open-air dining. From now through Sept. 30, restaurants and their customers are taking over a number of streets including Theatre Way, Broadway between Middlefield Road and Main Street, and Main Street from…

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Posted on June 22, 2020

ABOUT EAT, SIP & BE IN RWC

ABOUT EAT, SIP & BE IN RWC Dates: Every day from June 26 – September 30, 2020 Redwood City Improvement Association Announces Eat, Sip & Be in RWC Open Air Dining Experience Eat, Sip & Be in RWC is an exciting open-air experience welcoming downtown restaurants and cafes to expand their dining to the streets. The program is intended to support local businesses by allowing them to serve onto their adjacent sidewalks and in nearby parking spaces. Eat, Sip & Be in RWC…

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Posted on June 20, 2020

City of Redwood City restaurants open with outdoor dining program

Supporting Outdoor Restaurant Dining Citywide During COVID-19 Under the County's new public health order, outdoor dining is now permissible in Redwood City. Recognizing the physical space needed to support outdoor dining opportunities, the City Manager, as the Director of Emergency Services, issued an Executive Order Proclamation last time, June 15, to enable staff to expedite an outdoor dining program. The Proclamation allows for alterations to normal City permitting requirements for…

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Posted on June 19, 2020

Art Kiosk – Tara de la Garza

Fung Collaboratives + Redwood City Improvement Association Art Kiosk presents Tara de la Garza Monument to the Plastocene IV Curated by Lance M. Fung June 12 – July 5, 2020 On view every day & night through the Art Kiosk windows 2208 Broadway, Redwood City (please maintain proper six-foot social distancing while wearing a facial cover) About the Installation As we collectively grapple with our multiple crises, artist Tara de la Garza took this time to reconsideration of her…

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Posted on March 17, 2020

San Mateo County Eligible for Disaster Loan Assistance

We are living through a time in history that will be taught to kids for years to come. As we navigate day by day, we hope you find comfort that we are all in this together. We can utilize this time of sheltering in place to reflect and support those who need it most. To help support the hard-working people in the area, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has declared San Mateo County eligible for Disaster Loan Assistance to help alleviate economic injury caused by the Coronavirus…

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