Week in Review: Art Bash, New Restaurants, Graduation and More

It was busy week so here's your chance to catch up on what happened in the community.

Here's a roundup of the top news from last week:

New restaurants:

 Berkley resident Betsy Saunders was eager to check out the new restaurant and says it was worth the wait as she visits the Woodward Avenue eatery on opening day.

: Berkley City Councilwoman Lisa Platt Auensen shares her experience getting a preview of the space, and of course the food.

: Berkley's new hot dog joint will open in time for the Berkley Art Bash on Saturday, serving food for free.

Berkley Art Bash:

: It was a busy day in downtown Berkley on Saturday, including the art show, Coolidge Rocks concert, Lids 4 Kids and opening of Atomic Dawg.

: These downtown Berkley businesses have big things planned, and next up is a free concert and sidewalk-sale extravaganza Saturday.

Complete coverage of the Berkley Art Bash: Including profiles on nearly a dozen participating artists.

Berkley High School graduation:

: Commencement was marked by smiles, hugs, laughter and cheering on graduates as they claimed their much-deserved diplomas. 

: Come to find out, the secret of great gift-giving for graduations isn’t as elusive as it seems.­­


 With so much being reported about K2/Spice, Patch takes a look at the facts about the synthetic drug. Also, hear a young adult's first-hand account with the deadly substance.

: What do you want to know about Spice and other synthetic drugs? Our team of experts will be here live Tuesday with the answers.

Other news:

: Shaun Strack happened upon the precious military honor when a young boy asked him if he could make a trade for toys he was selling at his garage sale.

: Find all the information here, including a timeline, important contacts and the project scope.

: Students, families, teachers and neighbors chipped in during the last month to raise money for an outdoor park in memory of first grade teacher Maureen Simon, who died last year.

: City officials approve tennis courts work, Comcast deal and EVIP participation.

: House will consider joining the Senate to make daily ceremonies mandatory.

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