Bagger Dave’s, Elwin’s expand beyond Berkley
Oct24

Bagger Dave’s, Elwin’s expand beyond Berkley

For those of you who have been to Bagger Dave’s Legendary Burger Tavern, with 24 choices to top your burger, you know no two burgers are alike. Since opening in Berkley in 2008, it’s no surprise that Bagger Dave’s has been on a growth spurt, not just the recent expansion in its original location on Coolidge, but its seventh and newest location in Cascade Township near Grand Rapids in November and four more locations...

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A tea for every personality
Oct21

A tea for every personality

By Bonnie Caprara BerkleyLive Editor Lillian Li is like a lightning bug that’s always flitting around her tea shop – light, lively, graceful, dance-like and so full of positive energy that she practically shines. And she sees different types of people who come in for tea, and often she can almost guess what they’ll like to drink just by their personalities. It’s a gift that helps her steer customers that may be overwhelmed by the 58...

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Halloween kick-off: Clowning around in more ways than one
Oct21

Halloween kick-off: Clowning around in more ways than one

What better holiday than Halloween to see a bunch of clowns compete for best costume and best comic? A special Halloween version of O’Mara’s Comedy Night kicks off with music by Adriana Nikole and Bill Hamill at 9 p.m. followed by host Harry Artin and his merry band of pranksters at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26. O’Mara’s, 2555 W. 12 Mile Rd.; 248-399-6750 Other entertainment in Berkley for this weekend and the coming week: Friday,...

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Coffee Beanery opens up Thursday nights for open mic
Oct20

Coffee Beanery opens up Thursday nights for open mic

By Sam Logan Khaleghi BerkleyLive Special Writer and Videographer The Coffee Beanery Café offers drinkers an opportunity to swivel in music and lyric with its open mic nights every Thursday at 7p.m. to metro Detroit’s local artists. Whether you’re interested in calling ahead and signing up for a slot or attending a friendly acoustic atmosphere while sipping your brew; doing homework will never be the same and the Coffee Beanery could...

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Have a pet-friendly Howl-ween
Oct19

Have a pet-friendly Howl-ween

By Bonnie Caprara BerkleyLive Editor An early waxing moon won’t be much to bark at on Halloween, but the barrage of trick-or-treaters can turn dogs (and cats) into wild beasts or have them hiding in fear. “The biggest thing is all the activity at the front door,” says Dr. Theresa Bismack, a veterinarian at the Berkley Animal Clinic. “If you have a pet that’s anxious, you may want to sit out in the driveway to greet the...

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