As anyone who has visited Sawyer’s private Petaluma wine cellar (where he corks some of Sonoma County’s finest vintages and spins vintage punk vinyl LPs) can attest, the man is something of a one man bacchanalia, always ready to share and happy to please. “It’s always an ongoing party and an experience waiting to happen,” says Sawyer, who was born and raised in Sonoma County. “I realized when I got to drinking age that this is Little Europe, the land of promise, everything you could ever want as far as a great area to live.
4. BeerBeer is an alcoholic beverage produced by the saccharification of starch and fermentation of the resulting sugar. The starch and saccharification enzymes are often derived from malted cereal grains, most commonly malted barley and malted wheat.
4aVisiting the Basque Region of SpainGuernika is a town in the Basque region of Spain that is famous for being bombed by the German Luftwaffe in 1937 during the Spanish Civil War. The event was immortilized by the Spanish painter Pablo Picasso who produced this modernist masterpiece and arguably his most famous painting just a few weeks after the bombing. The real Picasso painting is now in the Reina Sofia museum in Madrid but in Guernika, there is a replica made from tiles.
Presidio has infused more than $1 billion into the economy to capitalize the housing industry. The firm goal is to invest more than $100 million in homebuilding projects in the West in the next 12 months. It has investments in Arizona, California, Nevada, Colorado, Washington and Idaho with current committed capital of $500 million focused on about 90 projects..
Finally, own Bleecker Street, there a bit of a pop up mystery brewing. The windows at Marc Jacobs teeny tiny men store at 382 Bleecker Street have just been blacked out, leaving a message that reads, “Marc by Marc Jacobs Pop Up Opening August 30th”. We all know by now that the Marc by Marc Jacobs label will be history after this season as the line gets re absorbed by a newly expanded Marc Jacobs collection.
Sunday September 3rd 1939, “The day war broke out”, at precisely 11 in the morning, the hesitant voice of His Majesty King George VI crackled from the wireless, announcing that Britain and its Empire were now at war with Germany. And a few minutes later the hushed and stunned silence of Wood Green was shattered by the screaming wail of air raid sirens! Six days after the King’s announcement the British Expeditionary Force moved into France. Eight months later between May 28th and May 30th 1940, the BEF were forced back to the coast by vastly superior opponents and were evacuated from the beaches of Dunkirk.