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February 22, 2024

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...

Art House Theater Planned for Healdsburg

The news that a new movie theater might be coming to Healdsburg swept through town like advance notice on a blockbuster, but it wasn’t supposed to be that way. At a recent private after-hours gathering at Cartograph Winery, a local tasting room, displays of the...

Oakville Grocery Healdsburg to Close

By Christian Kallen Oakville Grocery Healdsburg, the popular gourmet deli and wine shop at the corner of Matheson and Center streets, announced it would close at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, on Nov. 26. Also closing will be its Wine Merchant shop, which opened...

West Sonoma Coast Wines Get Own AVA

Just seven years after the West Sonoma County Vintners filed their petition, the West Sonoma Coast—where the cold marine air and heavy fog offer distinct advantages for growing wine grape varieties ranging from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay to Syrah—has officially been sanctioned as a...

Steakhouse Marinating on Plaza Street?

The roof has been razed and the walls have come down on the narrow business space at 113 Plaza St., next door to Duke’s.  Though the applicant, builder and owner won’t answer directly, the restaurant is widely presumed to become a steakhouse; the big Texas...

Taking Care of Business

El Farolito, the popular Mexican restaurant at 128 Plaza St., underwent an overnight name change recently to Gallina D’Oro, or the Hen of Gold. The new name partners well with El Gallo Negro, owner Pedro Diaz’s increasingly popular restaurant in Windsor. Hours, menu and...

Fogbelt Station nears completion at depot

Paul Hawley established Fogbelt Brewery in 2013 after several years in the wine business.
Healdsburg’s very own Depot District will soon have another attraction. And even if it’s several years until SMART comes to town, a new business will open on Hudson Street after many delays. Come July, expect the brews to flow and food to come out...

Your Guide to Coworking

While coworking spaces were certainly around before the pandemic, the number of  professionals working remotely or from home has increased dramatically over the past two and a half years.  This has led to a surge in the popularity of coworking spaces which prior to the...

Healdsburg’s Agrarian Roots Still Growing

Some 90 people filled the upstairs hall at Little Saint, the vegan culinary compound at 25 North St., to attend the “season finale” of the three-part Design Dialogues 2022 on Monday, Nov. 14. Healdsburg’s urban planning entrepreneur Jim Heid produced the series, the second...

Bless This Rig: Bell’s Gets a New Ambulance

It was an unusual sight on Matheson Street at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church one morning last week—Father Rafael Karekatt was dressed in his ceremonial finery, offering prayers and shaking holy water inside and all around a brand new Mercedes Sprinter ambulance, blessing...
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