Area street maps don’t show it, but locals have long known of a shortcut that leads from downtown Sonoma directly to Bangkok. Here’s the trick: head east on East Napa Street to number 139, enter, eat. Now, it might only … Read on.
At the Wine Exchange, a hybrid tasting room and speakeasy the Contessa and I visited yesterday, a pony-tailed day-tripper was wagging her wine-stained tongue about locals and tourists landing on a curlicue query about how tourists are perceived in Sonoma. … Read on.
Writers are drawn to their craft for a variety of reasons — some have a story that must be told, others do it for a buck. For Petaluma’s Noria Jablonski, it was a nagging feeling.
“I had been teaching high … Read on.
Having recently become a Sonomanid, that is to say, a resident of burgeoning winetown Sonoma, CA, I am frequently pointed to aspects of our town’s authentic experience. When a comely young EMT from the welcoming committee tested my Sonoma mettle … Read on.
On his deathbed, Picasso is alleged to have whispered “Modigliani,” the name of the Italian painter with whom he shared a tumultuous friendship in the Paris of the 1920s. Amedeo Modigliani, known chiefly for his sensual, primitive-looking nudes, succumbed to … Read on.