Creative director Elizabeth Pembroke has designed quite a life for herself in Healdsburg. As one half of Pembroke Studios, a design company she founded and co-owns with her husband Rich, Elizabeth has shared her creative genius with hundreds of wineries and other companies in and around Sonoma County and even internationally.
Most people who visit Healdsburg—and all of Sonoma County, for that matter—come for the wine. In recent years, however, several breweries and micro-distilleries have stolen some of the spotlight and generated interest of their own. One such brand is Young & Yonder.
Healdsburg’s newest coffee shop doesn’t just serve up delicious java and lattes—it’s also the fiefdom of an award-winning, classically trained chef who is serving as general manager. That chef, a man named Beryl Adler, has moved to Healdsburg.
Talk about bang for the buck: Healdsburg’s newest wine-tasting experience is five different tasting rooms in one.
We all know Healdsburg is known for great wine, Michelin-starred restaurants, and epic cycling. Now, our hometown of 11,000 people in the northern reaches of Sonoma County has another claim to fame.
One of the most popular coffee shops in Healdsburg these days isn’t a shop at all – it’s a cart parked inside a tasting room on Front Street over by Memorial Bridge.
It could be said that no single Healdsburg resident has had more of a say in how our city looks than local architect Alan B. Cohen. The New Jersey native has been the architect for more than a dozen new buildings and renovations within four blocks of the Healdsburg Plaza.
The Connaughtons’ journey to Healdsburg evolved over the course of two decades. They met in the early 1990s in the suburbs of Los Angeles—at a punk rock show—and ended up in the same high school shortly thereafter.
As executive director of the Russian River and Russian River watershed, the 59-year-old McEnhill helms a team of conservationists protecting Healdsburg’s primary waterway at a time when climate change presents daily threats.
Few North County residents know more than Cindy Butner about what it means to live in Healdsburg. Butner has learned through osmosis; as the publisher of the monthly Healdsburg Living magazine.