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June 20, 2024

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...

Photo Gallery: Geyserville Tractor Parade

Santa Rosa has its Rose Parade, Healdsburg has its 4H/FFA Parade, but Geyserville lays claim to the world’s biggest Lighted Tractor Parade, now in its 14th year (or is it the 15th?). On Saturday, Nov. 25, the small town where Alexander Valley meets Highway...

Restaurant Roulette in ‘Destination Healdsburg’

Adel’s Restaurant, opened 34 years ago and as such perhaps the oldest continuously operated restaurant in Healdsburg, closed its doors for the last time on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 29. The diner on Dry Creek Road just off the Highway 101 off-ramp has been a popular...

Turkey Trotters Run for Fun, Funds

Thanksgiving Day gets off to an early start in Healdsburg, and Nov. 23, 2023, was no different. Almost  3,000 participants registered for the fundraising Turkey Trot benefit, “plus lots of kids in strollers and dogs,” according to Susanne Esquivel. “The youngest Trotter was two...

Thanksgiving Through a Sommelier’s Palate

t goes without saying that the first Thanksgiving was nothing like the holiday dinner we celebrate today. Right? Truthfully, it wasn’t all that different. Except we've got wine.