9 Local Items Your Kids Will Love for Back to School

Class is back in session — and back in person — and we couldn’t be happier to send our students out the door with new goods and gear. Linus Lil’ Dutchi 20″; $349 Mad Dogs & Englishmen, Mill Valley This single-speed classically cool 20-inch kids bike boasts a streamlined profile, thinner and lighter tubing, and […]

San Francisco-Based StereoType’s Blended Fashion Collection Allows Kids to Express Themselves Without Gender Constraints

Who says boys can’t wear skirts, and girls should only wear pink? Not Elizabeth Brunner, the San Francisco-based designer and founder of fashion-forward children’s clothing company StereoType, which launched late last year. StereoType’s “blended fashion” clothing is intended to celebrate kids’ individuality and freedom of expression by blending traditional ideas of boys’ and girls’ wear. The […]

8 Essential Items from Local Shops for the Ultimate Beach Barbecue

Whether you’re celebrating summer by the sea or in your backyard, these must-have items will take you through the season. Grass Fed Grillin’ Box; $195 Stemple Creek Ranch, Tomales Bring on grilling season with a box of barbecue-ready favorites, including ribeye steaks, pork spareribs, linguica sausage and more — all produced locally using sustainable agricultural […]

What’s New in Marin in June 2021

Can you feel the excitement in the air? Whatever the “new normal” is, Marin is out there, experiencing it and showing local businesses some in-person love. EAT & DRINK Beach Chalet View this post on Instagram A post shared by Beach Chalet (@beachchalet) After the pandemic forced an extended closure of San Francisco’s Beach Chalet, […]

Best Graduation Gift Ideas for New 2021 Grads

Here’s a selection of local items that will help the grad in your life succeed in the next — and very exciting — chapter in their lives. Kismet, Dolce Vita Saydee slipper, $60 Whether paired with pajamas or a party dress, these fluffy slippers are suited for the dorm room, but also passable for grabbing […]