May 2011

151. Hairspray – Mountain Play

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We are in the thick of the Mountain Play season, and it’s not too late to get tickets for June’s performances. This year the play is Hairspray, the Broadway [...]

150. Hippie Tree

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I was reading my son’s Redwood HS Bark (school newspaper) end-of-year edition, and saw Michaela Ravasio’s photos of great summer secret spots in Marin. Two of the [...]

149. Terra Linda Community Pool

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You might not know it from our current cooler-than-usual weather, but Memorial Day weekend marks the official start of Summer. We start thinking about the summertime [...]

148. Loma Alta Open Space Preserve

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I have a wonderful home listed for sale right now at 26 Glen Drive, Fairfax. I mention it because that listing is the reason I discovered the Loma Alta Open Space Preserve, [...]

145. Larkspur Flower & Food Festival

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Downtown Larkspur’s 22nd annual Flower and Food Festival is this Sunday, May 29th, from 11:00 – 6:00. A few blocks of Magnolia Avenue as well as short bits of a [...]

144. Marin Art & Garden Center

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The Marin Art & Garden Center is a wonderful collection of special places, but you wouldn’t know it from passing it by on Sir Francis Drake.  Its undulating brick wall [...]

143. Dish Mill Valley

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Dish is a great place to get a bite to eat and hang out on the veranda in nice weather. In colder weather, (which we’ve been having way too much of for way too long) [...]

142. Pelican Inn

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The Pelican Inn is a long-time favorite Marin destination for many people for many different reasons. It’s styled after a 16th century British west country inn, with [...]