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Kicking off our 7 week Summer Arts Fest with film submission from East Bay Media Center. A rare glimpse into the Black exp during the 1970s in the Bay Area through the words of young poets. Can You Hear Me? 1975, dir. Allen Willis Thurs. August 13, 1pm
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Want to try something new in the kitchen tonight?
How about Sukiyaki!! Check out Cooking In Place Ep2!

Dine 3 Times Restaurant Promotion Launches Today in Downtown Berkeley! Dine outdoors or take out from three Downtown Berkeley restaurants and WIN cool stuff!
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The Downtown Berkeley Association (DBA) is an independent nonprofit organization, funded by Downtown property owners, focused on creating a welcoming, vibrant and prosperous City Center. Our Cleaning and Hospitality Ambassador team and DBA staff provide a myriad of services throughout the Downtown.

It's Our Downtown
It's Our Downtown
Its Our Downtown
Its Our Downtown
Its Our Downtown

DBA Services Include:

Cleaning & Beautification

  • Daily public area trash removal
  • Sidewalk sweeping & hardscape cleaning via power washing or other water conservative methods
  • Public property sticker, flier and poster removal
  • Public property graffiti removal
  • Public facing private property graffiti removal assistance
  • Animal and human waste removal

Hospitality & Outreach

  • On street concierge assistance
  • Safety escorts
  • Daily reporting of public area maintenance issues and hazards
  • Address low level municipal code violations
  • Event hosting, operations and patrols
  • Hotline phone number available to public/businesses
  • Social service outreach and referrals
  • Public area morning wake ups
  • Mental health responses

Marketing & Business Support

  • Dining, shopping and services brochures
  • Year-round production and publicity of Downtown events
  • Media outreach
  • Online business directory and resources
  • Enews and social media
  • Liaison with City departments

Our Business Partners Include: