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1 month ago
Iron Springs Public House

What better way to watch the Golden State Warriors than with a cold beer and a burger? Head to Iron Springs Public House tonight for game #1!

Burger Beer Thursday PLUS game 1 Warriors v. Cavaliers

2 months ago
May Madness

May Madness has arrived! On Saturday, head to Downtown San Rafael from 12pm onward, grab a Lagunitas Brewing Co beer, and stroll along 4th Street to check out the cars on display, then enjoy tasty ... See more

MayMadness is 24 hours away. There is so much excitement in the air. Our Grand Marshall will lead us down 4th St for the festivities.

2 months ago

Mother's say is this Sunday! FolkArt Gallery San Rafael, California is one of our unique downtown shops and is ready for Mothers Day with cards & lovely jewelry & wonderful gifts, plus their friendly ... See more

2 months ago
Johnny Doughnuts

A new doughnut flavor is always something to celebrate! Head to Johnny Doughnuts to get yours today.

Dat cookie doe 😛 *new* cookie dough crumble doughnut comin in hot!

2 months ago
Mike's Bikes

Thinking of cycling your way through summer? Now's the time to head to Mike's Bikes to take advantage of their mega sale, now through April 29th!

Now through Sunday, MEGA SALE is on at Mike's Bikes! Every item in every store is on sale now! Shop the deals at and pedal fast - MEGA SALE is only here through Sunday, and it’s ... See more

3 months ago
At San Rafael shop, vinyl rocks on

We'd like to extend a huge congratulations to Red Devil Records on their 20th anniversary. Head in for a browse today and enjoy eclectic music and great recommendations from proprietor Barry Lazarus ... See more

Any business that lasts for 20 years could find cause for celebration. Imagine the festivities for a business whose products were considered obsolete, outdated technology before the store even ... See more

3 months ago
Restaurant review: San Rafael’s Vin Antico returning to rustic Italian roots

Looking for a cozy, fresh place for dinner this weekend? Check out this glowing review of the newly-revamped Vin Antico!

It’s been five years since Mike Heffernan, Marin native and president and chief executive officer of Walnut Creek-based Heffernan Insurance Brokers, took ownership of downtown San Rafael’s Vin ... See more

3 months ago
Greg Borrelli's 30th Annual May Madness Car Show & Parade

Join us for the 30th Annual May Madness event, coming up on May 12th! From 12-6pm on Fourth Street, enjoy food from Big Jims BBQ, beer from Lagunitas Brewing Co, and Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & ... See more

JOIN US Saturday, May 12 from 12 noon to 6pm on San Rafael Fourth Street for The 30th Annual May Madness Car Show & Parade. We have Big Jim's BBQ serving some amazing BBQ, Lagunitas Brewery, and Maui ... See more

3 months ago
Guide Dogs for the Blind

Thank you Betty White! Now through March 31st, all donations to Guide Dogs for the Blind up to $100,000 will be equally matched. See the link below to make your contribution today!

Thanks to our friend and dedicated supporter, Betty White, you can make twice the difference for Guide Dogs for the Blind when you make a gift online by March 31. That’s because she’s offered to ... See more

4 months ago
Red Dragon Yoga

The weekend is the perfect opportunity to take a moment for self-care. Challenge yourself with Red Dragon Yoga and view life from a whole new angle!

Team work makes the dream work! ❤️❤️❤️ Bring your yoga buddy in this weekend and practice your handstands! #handstand #yogabuddies #yoga #namaste #yogainspiration #yogaeverydamnday ... See more

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