(Almost) Daily Guide for Downtown Santa Rosa

July 2018 Update: Sprenger’s Tap Room has closed, so no more Saturday brunches there. Recently, though, I have been to a couple great Saturday night shows at The Local Barrel. Follow The Local Barrel on Facebook for news of  occasional, upcoming Saturday night entertainment. See “Sunday Fun-Day” section below for more information. Original Post: There’s… Continue reading (Almost) Daily Guide for Downtown Santa Rosa

Low-Stress Shopping: Finding Fabulous Gifts Downtown

As I told you last week, I am no fan of shopping, especially during the winter holidays. I do however love buying Christmas and birthday gifts. To make the experience pleasant, I do the bulk of my gift buying downtown. Here are my favorite shops for gift items: Treehorn Books Do you love books? If… Continue reading Low-Stress Shopping: Finding Fabulous Gifts Downtown

Low-Stress Shopping: Finding Everyday Items Downtown

We all need to shop, whether it be for a birthday or holiday gift or any everyday item. I, however, am not a big fan of the experience—I don’t particularly enjoy the driving, the parking, or the lines, especially during the winter holidays. Furthermore, I have an aversion to any indoor mall. All this has… Continue reading Low-Stress Shopping: Finding Everyday Items Downtown