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Show Off Your Flower Garden Style with Creative Containers

Benicia gardens come alive in Spring with imaginative containers with colorful floral displays. Get in the game by searching flea markets for creative vessels to repurpose as garden art.

Simplify & De-clutter this Spring with Annie Fix It

Benician Ann Corcoran shares her downsizing skills as she reimagines her life after her husband, Michael Nourot, passed away. With her new business, Annie Fix It, she helps others achieve the fine art of simplifying their lives.

Import Business Takes William Berg All Over The World

Benicia French antiques dealer and co-owner of The Dharma Door travels the world to source leather club chairs, small items and hand made goods from Bangladesh.

Taking Good Care of our “Bodies of Water”

Water, internal and external, the source of all life, must be protected as a living entity with which we have a reciprocal relationship.

Two Benicia Women Tackle the Mantle Challenge

A big white fireplace with a thin mantle tests the artistry of Christine Bovo and Joy Alberts, Benicia design professionals who create two very different holiday mantle designs.

Moderate Growth for Benicia Housing Market?

Like many communities, balancing affordability and growth with pressures on infrastructure is a challenge. But the continued inventory shortage means equity should continue to grow.

Is Your Home Ready for Holiday Guests?

This holiday season, a thoughtful approach to the needs of guests will reap rewards for everyone. From bed linens to fresh flowers, create a welcoming environment for friends and family.

Benicia’s Remarkable Livability

With its small town charm, scenic waterfront beauty, lively downtown and lack of homes for sale, Benicia’s real estate prices continue to rise.

A Basic Ketchup Recipe for Home Grown Tomatoes

Use your bumper crop of cherry (or any variety) tomatoes to make a healthier version of ketchup at home. It’s versatile, sweet and a delicious accompaniment to burgers, fries and more.

Wonderful Examples of Benicia’s Victorian-era Homes

Stately and historic, Benicia’s many Victorian houses can be found in abundance in the downtown core.