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Holiday fairs and festivals in Grass Valley and Nevada City

Holiday fairs and festivals in Grass Valley and Nevada City

CORNISH CHRISTMAS IN GRASS VALLEY Fridays, Nov. 28-Dec. 19, 6-9 p.m. Recapture the spirit of Christmas past in historic downtown Grass Valley during the annual Cornish Christmas Celebration. Started in 1967 to preserve Grass Valley’s Cornish heritage and holiday traditions, Cornish Christmas remains one of...

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Strawberry Music Festival returns to Nevada County Fairgrounds May 21-25, 2015

Strawberry Music Festival returns to Nevada County Fairgrounds May 21-25, 2015

“Great news folks!  We could not be happier to announce that the Spring 2015 Festival is taking place at the Nevada County Fairgrounds on Memorial Day weekend- Thursday, May 21st through Sunday, May 24th.   We’ve already got some great music in the works and look forward to more exciting announcements...

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FoodWineArt magazine dines out in New York

FoodWineArt magazine dines out in New York

FoodWineArt magazine sampled the dining scene in New York City for Thanksgiving week. We enjoyed longtime favorites, such as Gramercy Tavern, as well as trying new restaurants for us, such as Saxon + Parole. The food was delicious an eclectic: from a lamb burger at The Breslin Bar & Dining Room, to the lunch tasting...

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Our magazine visits the Delegates Dining Room at the UN

Our magazine visits the Delegates Dining Room at the UN

It isn’t every day that the public get to sit with ambassadors, delegates, and other international dignitaries, but that’s precisely what the Delegates Dining Room at the United Nations offers. This week FoodWineArt magazine visited the newly refurbished Delegates Dining Room and enjoyed eclectic and globally...

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“Magical Memories” at Resort at Squaw Creek

“Magical Memories” at Resort at Squaw Creek

LAKE TAHOE IS IDYLLIC DURING the holidays, offering experiences that are redolent of a Norman Rockwell painting: long walks in the forest, big Thanksgiving dinner gatherings, drinking hot chocolate by the fireplace, and winter sleigh rides. Some of our fond memories include cutting our own Christmas tree...

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Art

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