By Bill Albrecht Photography by Bill Albrecht Steeped in charm and unhurried ease, Blanco is an idyllic little town where the old and new have come together in seeming harmony. A vibrant, ...
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From its refreshing green color to its inventive food (the wild salmon burger on a house-baked Challah bun is a known addictive substance) to its hip location in a restored 1920s bungalow, the Cool ...
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Until last November, Soraiya Nagree worked in splendid isolation, creating pastries at a small certified kitchen for her Luxe Sweets bakery and catering company. But that was before she and her ...
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“It’s a grocery store,” Bill Thom says, from his accustomed spot behind the antique wooden counter. “It’s not a gift shop. And it’s not a convenience store.” It’s an important ...
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If Elizabeth Winslow isn’t familiar with the daily frazzle of a working family, no one is. “My husband and I were running a restaurant when we started having children,” she remembers, “and ...
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