New In Town: May
Keep abreast of new happenings in Marin, from shop openings to wellness innovations and beyond.
The newest addition to the Arthur Murray dance studio family welcomes dancers of all ages and abilities to its ballroom near the intersection of Second and Third avenues in San Rafael’s West End neighborhood.
The fundamentals of ceramics, wheel throwing and hand building are at the heart of Glaze and Confused on Fourth Street in San Rafael. The shop’s relaxed atmosphere helps beginners and experienced potters evolve their craft as New in Town guided by their own two hands.
Let the merlot flow along with your creativity at Wine and Design, bringing painting parties and classes for kids and adults to downtown San Rafael.
Tory Burch brings her own brand of colorful ready-to-wear shoes, handbags, accessories, watches, home goods and fragrance to a new flagship store in San Francisco’s Union Square.
After 15 years in the auction world, Sarah Shepard pivoted to open an eponymous gallery, celebrating paintings, drawings, photographs, works on paper, textiles and prints at Larkspur’s Marin Country Mart.
Clothing for little people, with a focus on natural and sustainable materials, comes to downtown Novato via the Village Child, along with balms and teas to support pre- and postnatal moms.
A recent move to 749 Bridgeway from its 40-year home a few doors down Sausalito’s main thoroughfare has not diminished Burlwood Gallery’s selection of locally crafted redwood furniture. The shop also has an extensive array of exclusive-design jewelry and international brands, including Lalique, Baccarat, Daum, Lladro, Michael Aram and Swarovski.
Opening for the first time in the Bay Area in San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf neighborhood, The Museum of 3D Illusions offers a chance to interact with optical illusions.
EAT & DRINK
Homemade pastas, seasonal salads and wood-fired pizzas strike a balance between Southern Italy and Northern California at Cucina SA. Proprietor Donna Seymour recently revamped the cozy space on San Anselmo Avenue, adding a 30-seat bar and outdoor seating on the nearby bridge. Plans are in the works to turn an upstairs mezzanine into a lounge.
The team at 9 Corners Functional Medicine has opened a new spot on Novato’s Grant Aveune. Club 9 Cryo serves up functional medicine and healing (cryotherapy, infrared sauna and bio-coding) in a club-like space with crystal chandeliers, dark leather couches and music.
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