Toad in the Hole Pub plans fifth annual Mostly Python street party

Do you like music? Do you like BBQ? Do you like Monty Python? Do you like being silly in the street? That’s how the web site for the Toad in the Hole Pub in Santa Rosa’s Railroad Square pitches "Mostly Python," its fifth annual block party and street [...]

By | July 26th, 2013|0 Comments

A’Roma Roasters marks 20th anniversary

When A'Roma Roasters opened 20 years ago, coffee houses weren't nearly as common as they are now. At least, not in Santa Rosa. And certainly not in Railroad Square. Kay and Dayna Irvine, founders and owners, will celebrate two decades at their cafe, live music venue and popular [...]

By | January 13th, 2011|5 Comments

Toad in the Hole hosts World Cup bash

Toad in the Hole, the English-style pub in Santa Rosa's Railroad Square, has been busy throughout the World Cup soccer tournament, with fans watching the games on the telly, says co-owner Paul Stokeld. "It's just been packed," he says. So, for the finals on Sunday, July 11, Stokeld plans to [...]

By | July 6th, 2010|0 Comments

Toad in the Hole throws Monty Python party

Now for something completely different ... Well, actually, it's sort of the same. Last year, Paul Stokeld of the Toad in the Hole Pub in Santa Rosa's Railroad Square put on a street party he called "Mostly Python." "It was great success and a lot of fun," Stokeld says. So, [...]

By | April 27th, 2010|0 Comments

Handcar Regatta art show at SSU

After two hugely successful fall festivals, Santa Rosa's lengthily named Great West End & Railroad Square Handcar Regatta & Exposition of Mechanical & Artistic Wonders is getting its own art exhibition. "Sideshow: Art of the Handcar Regatta" opens with a reception from 4 to 7 p.m.  Thursday, March 4, and [...]

By | March 3rd, 2010|0 Comments

‘Lost Highway’ extended at 6th Street

“Hank Williams: Lost Highway,” starring Tahmus Rounds as the king of country crooners, has been playing to full houses and standing ovations since it opened Jan. 8 at the 6th Street Playhouse in Santa Rosa's Railroad Square. The run was scheduled to end Feb. 7, but the Playhouse has added [...]

By | February 1st, 2010|1 Comment

Santa Rosa sculptor turns studio into gallery

One of the high points of last fall's issue of Santa Rosa magazine was photographer John Burgess' picture essay on the "hidden studios," where downtown Santa Rosa artists create their work unseen among us, while routine daily life goes on all round them. Since then, one of the artists featured, [...]

By | December 9th, 2009|2 Comments