Events + Happenings

Local events in Marin County and the North Bay.

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 Last month, we wrote about the old Royal Sweet Bakery building at 625 San Anselmo Avenue in Downtown San Anselmo. The new owners, Josh and Ashley Petersen,  have exciting plans to remodel the space and develop a concept restaurant featuring rooftop terrace dining and an interior courtyard. Josh and Ashley hosted an open house at the location on February 12 to answer residents' questions, just prior to the Planning Commission meeting where their proposal was presented. We are happy to hear that the project was approved! Recently, we sat down with Josh to talk about the plans.

As San Anselmo residents, Josh and Ashley were looking for a way to "create a gathering place" and contribute to the vitality of the Downtown area. They purchased the

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www.330GStreet.com

OPEN SUNDAY MARCH 25, 2018 1-4 pm

This large Craftsman style remodeled home is on an  street-to-street lot in the coveted Forbes neighborhood. Exquisite features include: vintage woodwork, remodeled kitchen, formal dining, and multiple sun rooms. The main level has large master suite and private guest bedroom, 2 full baths, formal living and dining rooms plus bonus family room/den. Upstairs has two spacious bedrooms with attached enclosed sun rooms, full bath and multiple storage rooms. Outside features mature landscaping, entertainment patio with high end spa, a huge grassy area and 2 car garage. WWW.330GSTREET.COM

Hilary Davis, Realtor (415)235-3133 Hilary@MarinModern.com

 

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Offered at: $989,000

Charming Marinwood Cape Cod!  This light filled home boasts a remodeled kitchen with granite counters, tile back-splash, stainless appliances and tons of storage.  The inviting living room has custom built-in cabinets and fireplace mantle with a  gas fireplace.  Think snuggling on a cold day!  Sparkling remodeled bathrooms.  Expanded master bedroom with custom closets. 3 additional bedrooms make this a perfect home.  Large, level backyard with covered patio and huge composite bamboo deck for outdoor entertaining, but still enough grassy area for croquet or badminton. Decorator paint, carpet, hardwood floors, dual-pane windows make this home move-in ready. The large storage shed could be converted to an office or exercise

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There are some businesses and business owners that make you want to cheer for their success and do everything you can to promote their business. Fairfax Backyard Farmer and the owner Jim Normandi is one of the those.

Backyard Farmer resonates on so many levels. Marin has a growing community of “urban” farmers and hobbyists who want to produce their own food, make their own beer, eat fresh eggs, become beekeepers and make honey…you name it. Jim, the owner, has found that sweet spot fostering community, providing education and workshops along with selling the tools, kits, guides and equipment needed to pursue whatever your heart desires. Go to the calendar and you will find workshops from homebrewing beer, beekeeping, home roasting coffee beans,

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Raise a Glass Winter Wine Tasting in Marinwood: Feb. 24,2018 2-5pm

Raise a glass wine tasting Marinwood

Marinwood’s 8th annual winetasting event is next weekend-February 24, 2018 from 2-5 pm at the Marinwood Community Center. There will be tastings from over 10 local wineries. 775 Miller Creek just off Lucas Valley Road in San Rafael.

Tickets can be purchased in advanced for $15 at http://www.marinwood.org/event/raise-glass-winter-wine-tasting  at the Marinwood website or at the door for $20-live music and commemorative glass included. $10 childcare (ages 2-8) available.

The park hosts live music and picnics once a month during the summer and an Easter egg hunt for children of all ages. If you have never been here, The Marinwood Community Center is a great place to know about.

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The new owners of the old Royal Sweet Bakery building at 625 San Anselmo Avenue have exciting plans for a concept restaurant that proposes rooftop dining in Downtown San Anselmo. Josh and Ashley Petersen will host an open house at the location on Monday, February 12, at 6pm. They will be on hand to discuss and explain their plans for an hour, just before the Planning Commission meeting, where their application is scheduled to be discussed. Please come by to meet them and ask questions. Then plan to attend the Commission meeting to support their proposal, which would add an unique, enjoyable restaurant choice to the Downtown area, and attract shoppers to the other retail outlets nearby. 

In the near future, we will sit down with the Petersens to get

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Beautiful, turn-key home in rural setting; perfect for downsizers, City folks looking for weekend get-away or anyone who loves the outdoors, nature and being in close proximity to Sears Point Raceway, Sonoma and Napa Wine Country or commuting to work or school in Novato, North to Petaluma or Santa Rosa, East to Solano or South to Southern Marin or San Francisco.  Hiking, biking, bird watching….are just outside the front door.

This 4 bedroom/2.5 Bath home features the Master Bedroom, guest bath, living, dining and kitchen on the main level and can be accessed through the 2-Car attached garage.  There are 3 bedrooms, a full bathroom and media/family room on the lower level with access to a beautiful garden and hot tub.

The main level features an

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759 Tamarack Dr. San Rafael, CA 94903: OPEN SUNDAY Nov. 5, 2017 1-4PM offered @ $1,200,000

Spacious single level contemporary home on a huge lot

Set on almost ½ acre lot, this Kenney built Atherton Model, 3 bedroom/ 2 baths, 2,233 sq. ft. home (per tax records) has it all. Welcome through a tiled entry into a large formal living room/dining room with hard wood floors and a wall of windows that looks out to the huge back yard featuring pool, deck, patio, and a gentle up-sloped lot with fruit trees and gorgeous view of hills.

Continuing with a great floor plan, this single level home features 3 large bedrooms with hardwood floors (carpet in master), fresh paint and new carpeting in the two family rooms. The master bedroom features an en-

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This single level Kenney Home in Terra Linda is almost ready to hit the market and won’t last long.

Keep your eyes open for the OPEN SUNDAY announcement. This 3-bed room 2-bath (2,233 sqft.) home with huge yard and pool is conveniently located off Highway 101 and near open space. This home is fantastic for entertaining, relaxing and year-round fun! Large bedrooms, sunny large living room/dining room combo, eat in kitchen, cozy family room plus a HUGE family rec room! The list of updates is long: new carpet, new paint, new landscaping plus more. Dixie School District.

 Call me for more information and stay tuned for price and professional photos!

www.759Tamarack.com

Hilary Davis Realtor (415) 235-3133 Hilary@MarinModern.com

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As the school year comes to an end, many vacationers will be making travel plans.  Most of the vacation planning will be around air travel arrangements to visit family, theme parks or international destinations.  Airlines are filling their flights to the max and airports will be extremely congested. It is important everyone learn the “Etiquette of Airplane Travel”.  Having traveled twice in the last month, here a few of my etiquette recommendations:Airport Etiquette

Navigating Security

Whether you are a TSA Pre-Check or old school, the basics are the same. Normal security requires you to remove your shoes (slip-ons are best), belts, jewelry, coins, keys, cellphone, laptops, E-readers, etc. from pockets, handbags and carry-on luggage. Remember NO liquids, lighters,

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