Monthly Archives: March 2012

BBL: Addison St. Poetry Walk – Keeping an Ear to the Ground

You’ve probably walked past this landmark – or on it – without realizing. On Addison Street between Shattuck and Milvia, Berkeley’s Poetry Walk is a collection of some 120 cast-iron poetry panels. Each of the poems laid in 55-pounds of cast-iron was selected by UC Berkeley professor, Pulitzer-prize winner and U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass. […]


BBL: Shedding a Light on City Lights

You’re a graduate student so, more likely than not, you read for a living. You’re also at Cal, which means you have an ungodly number of books at your disposal. Still, sometimes the only refuge from books is with books. For those occasions, City Lights in San Francisco is the place to be. City Lights […]