Marin Magazine - May 2007

Lifestyle

Talking with Yasmine McGrane of Owner, Maison Rêve in Mill Valley

Get Covered

And the winners are: Gale McKee, Drew Altizer and Greg Martin

Hamilton

Decades of work at Hamilton have transformed a former Air Force base into a delightful community.

Leisure Italian Style

Marin has a thriving bocce scene centered around eight bocce courts at Albert Park in San Rafael.

Equity Access

Rex & Co allows homeowners to access their home equity without selling their property or incurring additional debt.

Don’t Fear the Shark

Jonathan Kathrein writes Don't Fear the Shark, using his own experience with a shark attack to teach children about their own actions and respecting others.

Dana King

Mimi Towle dialogues with Marin's Dana King

Historic Ranch Houses

Three Marin Ranch homes built in the 1850s and 60s are still standing and harboring descendants of the families who lived there during the Civil War

Nan Tucker McEvoy

Nan Tucker McEvoy didn't set out to be the pioneer of olive growing in Marin...but she is.

Boomtown!

Marin photojournalist Barb Ries spends time exploring Dubai

Marin Symphony

It was a “Royal Renaissance Evening” for the Marin Symphony at the Mill Valley Community Center. Court jesters welcomed patrons, who were treated to a feast from local restaurants including Sabor of Spain and Boca Steak. In a surprise announcement executive director Noralee Monestere revealed the establishment of an endowment fund of $1.675 million.

The MMob

A group of politically thwarted mothers in Bolinas take action.

MoAD Gala

At the Museum of the African Diaspora’s (MoAD) “Carnaval: Celebrating Across Cultures,” guests enjoyed an evening of gourmet food and global entertainment in the Rotunda at San Francisco’s City Hall. The one-year-old museum has already hosted more than 60,000 visitors from around the world.

Springtime in Marin

In Mill Valley, great gardens, interesting interiors and hometown history come together for the Gardens, Art and Architecture Tour XIII on April 26, sponsored by the Outdoor Art Club of Mill Valley.

Number 5

Maureen Vogel recently unlocked the doors to her new luxury handbag and wallet store, Number 5, in Ross. At the opening party guests browsed lines from featured designers Devi Kroell, Jane August, Kazuyo Nakano, Rebecca Ciccio and Helen Marien.

St. John

At the neighboring St. John boutique, celebrity stylist Mark-Alan Harmon personally shopped for clients looking for the perfect piece to round out their spring wardrobes.

SF Film Festival

In San Francisco, Tiffany and Company celebrated the 50th anniversary of the S.F. Film Festival with a breakfast to honor film society members.