Marin Magazine - August 2007

Matt Davis

Having earned the moniker “Disasterman” from his international research on how people perceive risk and prepare for natural disasters, Davis has been featured in a Discovery Channel documentary, on radio and in local newspapers. In 2007, he was named Dominican…

Dominican

Exploring the history and beauty of the Dominican neighborhood.

Larry Mindel

Marin Magazine talks with Sausalito restaurateur Larry Mindel.

The Four R's

Marin's local schools entice families into buying some of Marin’s priciest real estate so they can gain access to an excellent—and free—public school education.

A.C.T.

In San Francisco, Will and Grace star Eric McCormack headlined A.C.T.'s Ruby Jubilee fundraiser at the Four Season's Hotel. The event celebrate's A.C.T.'s 40th anniversary raises funds for the conservatory's training programs.

Carolina Herrera

Across the bridge, Neiman Marcus hosted a luncheon for Carolina Herrera. The designer showcased her fall 2007 ready-to-wear collection for the Bay Area crowd.

Cabana Home

In Mill Valley the Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening mixer for Cabana Home. The high-end home fittings store offers design consultations and furniture for indoors and out.

TSE in Tiburon

TSE and Marin Magazine teamed up for a morning of socializing and shopping at Heather Cooper's Tiburon home as a benefit for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. Guests were treated to a sneak preview of the TSE fall collection, which proved the line is more than just luxe sweaters.

Green Fusion

In San Anselmo it was the grand opening of Green Fusion Design Center's new gallery space on Greenfield Avenue; the center offer's high-end eco-friendly options for a healthy home.

Tam Cellars

Larkspur Landing's newest addition is the Tam Cellars wine bar, which offers meet the winemaker events with gems like Ridge Vineyards, a large selection of bottles for sale and gourmet cheeses and chocolates to whet the palette.

Marin Art Salon

Crowds gathered at San Rafael's California Closets, a 5,000-square foot showroom, for the annual Marin Art Salon. The event draws talent from the local art, music and fashion scene with help from About Records and Artsfest. All Season's Catering was on hand to indulge guests with delectable hors d'oeuvres and Northern California wineries Imagery and Lapis Luna offered tastings of their finest wines.

Gaylord Restaurant

Recently, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong took a break from a busy day of meetings to tour Sausalito's waterfront and host a private party at Gaylord's restaurant.

Senior Prom

In Mill Valley the Redwoods Retirement Center transported residents to the tropics for the annual Senior Prom with this year's theme, Lovely Hula Hands. Hawaiian shirts, leis and grass skirts were fair game for seniors at The Redwoods and Tam High School as media personalities Ross McGowan of KTVU and KGO's Joanie Greggains united to co-host the evening. Local favorites Swing Fever belted out big-band numbers while dance pro Cynthia Glinka shared her signature moves with attendees. Prom King Charles Popell, 100, and Queen Alice De Weese, 101, were crowned at the event.