Magical Mushrooms Moments

Posted In: Alameda County, Albany, Fun for Grown Ups, Fun for Kids
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  Magical mushrooms around the bay?  Yes!  It used to be that you would have to head to the hills to see mushrooms, but not this year!  The rains brought on some incredible fungi around town. After a friend showed me photos of some incredible mushrooms, I gathered up my family to go on a magical mushroom walk through the [...]

Albany 2019 Year in Review

Posted In: Albany, For Buyers, For Sellers
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By Krista Miller I live in Albany and love to track the numbers.  People always want to know what is happening in the market so I make sure to keep tabs.  I just put together the 2019 year-in-review for Albany.  These figures include single family homes (no condos or multi-family homes, because those skew the numbers too much).  2019 saw [...]

Client Success Story #202

Posted In: Albany, For Sellers, Listings, Success Stories
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Judy Shelton lived in her Albany home for over 50 years. Having raised both her children and her grandchildren in this home, she had accumulated decades of memories and possessions.  Her grandson had just graduated high school and was heading up north to attend college; Judy no longer needed such a big house and wanted to move to be near [...]

Restaurant Review: Juanita and Maude

Posted In: Albany, Food and Dining, Good Eats
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HOT AND NEW TO ALBANY! The newest addition to the local restaurant scene is the hot and trendy “Juanita and Maude,” which made its debut in October. Former Corso chef Scott Eastman, with his wife, Ariane Owens, takes New American cuisine to the next level. The setting is warm yet classy, the food is creative yet comforting, and the cocktails [...]