“Thankfully, there’s Healdsburg” proclaims the sign on the Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce window
Healdsburg in Northern Sonoma County has changed with gentrification* and $400 a night hotel rooms; however, there are still a few places where one can get a nice lunch for less than a mortgage payment.
On a recent Friday afternoon there were the usual downtown crowds…
- The sidewalk in front of the Healdsburg Bar & Grill patio was filled with people.
- A Dickensian figure sitting on the public bench next to the sidewalk was holding a sign…“Poverty 2015”
Given the tendency for readers to only look at the first image in a post, I first present an image to give you a sense of the scene…
Photos in the slideshow below…
*Further information on the changes in Healdsburg are reported in this recent San Francisco Chronicle article…How wealth is making Healdsburg a miniature San Francisco