what Was New in Marin in December 2018

Abbot Kinney

Eat & Drink

Rollin’ Root

The Agriculture Institute of the farmers’ market on wheels, is rollin’ through Marin and making its way to four stops every Thursday. The mission of Rollin’ Root to reach all underserved communities in Marin and not only to sell fresh food at reasonable prices, but to educate those communities on why it matters how and what one eats since that type of education is not often made available to them.

Marin Magazine Johnny Doughnuts
Johnny Doughnuts

Johnny Doughnuts

Their new location at Marin Country Mart offers caramel apple fritters, custard bismarks, a “crodough” concoction, and raised doughnuts with a touch of fresh potato for a unique flavor.


Abbot Kinney Marin

A California lifestyle boutique featuring a full-service hair salon, casual cool clothing and modern home accessories, comes to San Rafael’s Fourth Street.

The Artstream

Melanie Victor-Smith converted her family’s 1954 Airstream trailer into, a unique mobile gallery bringing contemporary art to multiple locations in the community.



The Village at Corte Madera welcomes the furniture store, offering a variety of sectional couches, beanbag chairs, outdoor furniture and accessories.

Marin Magazine Madison Reed Color Bar
Madison Reed Color Bar

Madison Reed Color Bar

A new concept in hair coloring, comes to The Village at Corte Madera. All services are performed by certified, licensed colorists at a fraction of the cost and time spent at a typical salon.


Pediatric Alternatives

A Mill Valley innovator in the field of integrative medicine for children, announces the opening of its Breast Health Screening Clinic, offering thermography to its patients as an alternative to traditional mammograms. The procedure is painless, uses no radiation and is noninvasive.


a place where kids learn coding, game and web development and robotics, has a new Kentfield location offering all its popular classes, workshops and after-school classes.

The Makery

Mill Valley’s now offers Art Bar, a drop-in “make and take” crafts area. The bar serves up simple and inexpensive projects that children or adults can complete in less than 30 minutes.

Victory Garden Kids

On Miller Avenue in Mill Valley is run by a husband/wife team and offers private and group tutoring, drop-in homework help, college coaching and academic support.

his article originally appeared in Marin Magazine’s print edition under the headline: “New in Town“.