The late, renowned artist Jack Laycox’s paintings will be exhibited July 10-September 10 at the Milinda Perry Gallery in downtown Benicia. A reception for Cydne Kaye, Laycox’s niece, will be held July 28, 5-7pm, 117 East F Street.
With such a diverse range of restaurants, upscale pubs, wine bars and retail stores along the waterfront shopping district, Benicia’s tourism efforts have put the city on the map as a bonafide destination.
First Street’s mile-long layout often leaves visitors wondering what’s where. The second in a series, this issue tackles First Street’s fun mix of retail shops, bars and restaurants from C to D Street.
2015 and 2016 saw rapid increases in Benicia real estate, pushing the average sales price to $622,767 in 2016. With interest rates expected to rise in 2017, Benicia prices should continue to increase at a modest rate.
Postcards are still a hit in the City of Light, and especially so after the 2015 terrorist attacks. Although Paris is still Paris, with all its history and iconic buildings, security has been stepped up and fashion has been scaled down.