New In Town
Marin is already a great place to live, and these new businesses are making it even more fun. Check out what’s new (or just getting better).
TPartea has moved to bigger quarters in Northgate mall’s food court, purveying a variety of boba teas, as well as bánh mì sandwiches; facebook.com/tparteabobadrinks. Sister restaurant to San Rafael’s Flatiron, 1. State Room Brewery has taken over the old Broken Drum space on Fourth Street and serves beers on tap, wine, cocktails and food featuring local farm fare; stateroombrewery.com.
Goldsmith Jeffrey Levin and curator Bonnie Powers opened 2. Poet and the Bench, a custom jewelry, handmade goods and art studio, in Mill Valley on Locust Street; poetandthebench.com. After having to close its previous store location after a fire, Union Street Goldsmith has a new address on San Francisco’s Union Street; unionstreetgoldsmith.com.
3. Dolls and Dandy Nail Lounge opened in Mill Valley; dollsanddandy.com. Melissa Ferst, owner of 4. International Orange spa, launched her first Marin location at Marin Country Mart, internationalorange.com. 18/8 Fine Men’s Salons has partnered with local husband-and-wife team Ed and Nina Lasseter in a location in downtown San Rafael; eighteeneight.com.
Mobile bike shop 5. Beeline Bikes expanded its reach to the North Bay, servicing bikes at your home or work, beelinebikes.com. Seawood Photo, a camera repair, printing, video transfer (and more) shop, has a new location on San Rafael’s Fourth Street; seawood.com. Offering mattresses, adjustable beds, linens and pillows, 6.Essential Sleep Boutique is now in San Rafael; essentialsleepboutique.com.
LIVE AND WORK
Sandra Bird of Sandra Bird Designs moved her showroom to Kentfield; sandrabird.com. Life planning and investment managing firm Private Ocean has a new website and web series called “Conversations with Frank and Fred”; privateocean.com. Regus offers fully furnished, ready-to-go executive suites and office spaces for rent in Sausalito; regus.com.