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Best of Marin 2016: Everyday

One of Richard Hamilton’s works of art is titled, ‘Just What is it That Makes Today’s Homes so Different, so Appealing?’Well, we’d have...

Best of Marin 2016: Home Improvement

“Outside is the world; it’s there,” Roy Lichtenstein once said. “Pop Art looks out into the world; it appears to accept its environment, which...

Editor’s note: Best of Marin 2016

Each year, we put together our Best of Marin issue based on the results of our readers’ poll, in which you, our loyal readers...

Best of Marin 2016: Fitness & Recreation

By Molly OlesonDavid Hockney once said that the sources of inspiration for his work were wide. “I am sure my own sources are classic,...

Best of Marin 2015: Arts and Entertainment

BEST ART GALLERY“We are where the arts and the community connect,” explains Art Works Downtown Executive Director Elisabeth Setten. Founder Phyllis Thelen, who is...

Best of Marin 2015: Food and Drink

1ST YEAR HALL OF FAME: BEST BURRITOFast, fresh and made your way! That’s what you get at High Tech Burrito. They believe that “the...

Best of Marin 2015: Kids and Pets

BEST CHILD CARE: Tie: Marin YMCA and Miss Sandie’s School“I think we’re less childcare and more focused on youth development,” says Spencer Gapinski, Marin...

Best of Marin 2015: Health and Fitness

BEST HEALTH CLUBHusband-and-wife Nick Pommier and Stephanie St. Claire are walking advertisements for their business. When I meet St. Claire, she’s holding her second...

Feature 2: Not born yesterday

by Matthew StaffordScores of writers, historians and folklorists have contributed to the enduring legacy of the fairy tale. Here’s a who’s who of the...

Feature 1: Once upon a time

by Matthew StaffordFairy tales, or their forebears, have been around for nearly as long as people have been talking to each other. For millennia,...