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May 22, 2024

‘Top o’ the Morning to You!’ Sunday’s Pre-Dawn Parade

For some reason, Healdsburg has become known for its St. Patrick’s Day parade. If it’s not the best, then certainly it’s the earliest. Starting at 6am, give or take—that’s pretty early.  For the past 29 years or so, early risers (or possibly those who stay...

Local Dining on the Menu for Restaurant Week

With the closures and limitations of the pandemic fading into memory, restaurant dining has regained its position as one of Sonoma County’s most popular, close-to-home recreations.

‘In My Kusina’: It’s What’s for Dinna

In her new cookbook, In My Kusina (2013), Healdsburg resident Dinna Villacorta Eisenhart captures the magic of Filipino cooking and culture through her exacting documentation of the well-loved dishes from her childhood.

Health: Staying Positive About Aging

Erin Partridge, a board-certified art therapist and Head of Inspirement at Enso Village in Healdsburg, suggests focusing less on generational labels and more on the things that connect us, while embracing curiosity and finding new interests to age better.

Agave Brings More Than Mole to the Table

Agave Restaurant in Healdsburg has reopened with a new 250-year-old redwood bar, a new mole menu, and a renewed focus on Oaxacan flavors and personal service.

North Healdsburg Finds Its Center

Enso Village, a senior living community in Healdsburg, is a Zen-inspired, intentional community that promotes independent living, resident empowerment, inclusivity and sustainability.

National Parks Come into Focus

Andy Katz, a lifelong photographer, used the pandemic to hit the road with a camera to capture striking images of natural phenomena from all of the country's 63 national parks, which was published in A Walk in the Park.

Ringing In the New Year, 2024

New Year's Eve offers a variety of fine dining options, parties, and kid-friendly activities in the Healdsburg area, as well as transportation options for those without designated drivers.

Nutcracker ‘Orphanage’ Grows Every Year

One of the world’s largest collections of nutcracker dolls gazes down on breakfast diners at Healdsburg’s Costeaux French Bakery this time of year, promoting the holiday spirit at the 100-year-old bakery. From mid-November into mid-January, hundreds of the small wood effigies of spirits, tin...

BYOB Comes With a Cost

It goes without saying that nearly all Healdsburg restaurants offer a respectable wine list, but despite this, many patrons still want to bring in their own bottles. For good reason, as the cost of dining out has started to pinch the pocketbooks. But consumers...