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May 26, 2024

Maison Brings Provençal Vibe to Healdsburg

Healdsburg’s new wine bar, Maison, opened its doors in early June and quickly established its place in the order of things in town. Situated at 210 Healdsburg Ave., just north of the roundabout, Maison is without signage, but an inviting hand-painted sandwich board beckons...

Local duo works to share culture through food

Camila Salazar and Osmel Gonzalez were already a powerful duo before arriving in Healdsburg. But after two and a half years, they have not only found a community within their working family at Single Thread, but have created one of their own.

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...

Amy’s Wicked Slush to Close Memorial Beach Shop

Amy Covin, who parlayed a life-long affection for Boston-style “slush”—a fruity ice confection with drizzles, sprinkles and playful attitude—into a Healdsburg dessert destination, announced over the weekend that she would be closing the flagship shop in early September. “I think we outgrew this facility 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...

Improving access to your library: Library eliminates fines

PAID ADVERTORIAL — Last year, the Sonoma County Library went “fine-free” and eliminated overdue fines for items returned late. In addition, all past fines were waived. In all, more than 80,000 people — 30 percent of all library borrowers — had their overdue fines waived.

Diamond Jubilee for Former French Bakery Owners

A simple family gathering at the Dry Creek home of Fred and Lidia Loupy this past weekend marked their 75th wedding anniversary, their Diamond Jubilee. They met through their families in the years after World War II and were married in 1949, at Saints Peter...

Campo Fina to Be Empty No More

The coveted downtown restaurant location at 330 Healdsburg Ave., vacated in October by Campo Fina, will reopen this summer as Molti Amici, loosely translated from Italian as “many friends.” “Campo was a space that I would dine at three to four times a week,” said...

Farm to Pantry goes fashion forward with Gapelii partnership

Being able to collect nutritious food while wearing a t-shirt that is both comfortable and trendy is a win-win for Farm to Pantry. Gapelii Brand, a Sonoma County Black-owned luxury brand, was co-founded by Andrew Akufo in 2019 and features clothing and accessories. Through his work, he met Kelly Conrad, development director from Farm to Pantry. Conrad reached out to Akufo to collaborate and provide T-shirts for volunteers that could feature Gapelii Brand’s style and promote the organization.

Chamber Spotlights Women in Business

Though a month late for American Business Women’s Day on Sept. 22, the Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce is making up for missed time with a “unique and empowering event” at Coyote Sonoma on Tuesday, Oct. 24. The two-part program begins with a Women in Business...