Brewery coming to Nevada City

Here’s a small-town scoop: A brewery is planned for Nevada City called the “Ol’ Republic Brewery.” It is being launched by Nevada City resident Jim Harte, a 28-year old home brewing veteran, who has won gold and bronze medals for his beers at the California State Fair. The 3,200-square foot brewery is set to open […]

Music in the Mountains’ 30th anniversary season

I received this email, announcing Music in the Mountains’ new season: “Music in the Mountains (MIM), the largest classical music organization in the Sierra Foothills, announces its 30th anniversary season – filled with new magic and old favorites. After a challenging year of fundraising and streamlining, MIM remains committed to sharing first-rate music with the […]

Simplicity Bistro: Fresh, local fare in Grass Valley

I LEARNED SOMETHING FROM OUR three meals at Simplicity Bistro over the past week: I learned that I have a burgundy beef need that can apparently only be satisfied by recurring dinners at Simplicity Bistro. I’m a bit worried, though, because yesterday at lunch I also discovered that I likely have an addiction to the […]