With the Valley’s population boom and groundswell of makers, artisans and entrepreneurs, there’s never been a better time to shop locally. From cornhole boards and cocktail kits to body oils and books, there’s a gift for everyone on your list.


Are you tired of division, isolation and the soul-numbing toot-toot of the global media calliope? Yeah, us too. We don’t expect the following 14-page magazine article to solve these things, but maybe something in it will resonate with you. A recipe for solid Valley citizenship, in seven simple and not-so-simple steps.


Peter Kasperski and Richie Moe were two of the most illustrious names in Valley dining until bankruptcy and substance abuse sent them tumbling to Earth. Now the longtime friends have banded together to open a hit Roosevelt Row restaurant – and keep their demons mutually at bay.

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