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Attractions + Entertainment, Family

3 Oh-SLO-Magical Holiday Activities in 2020

‘Tis the season for holiday cheer and San Luis Obispo is feeling it even if it’s a little different this year! You can still experience the magic of the holiday season with us with some brand new activities throughout SLO that are sure to be lit. Twinkle and Shine The holiday parade will be back ...
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Arts + Culture, Attractions + Entertainment, Support Local

Meet Your Neighborhood Fashionable Francophile | Q&A with Marianne Seaborne of Maison Marianne

Marianne Seaborne has loved the French lifestyle ever since she was a child when her family would spend their summers traveling Europe. Now, she runs Maison Marianne, a boutique in the heart of Downtown SLO that gives homage to European styles and designers, while also focusing on sustainable and ethically sourced fabrics. We chatted with ...
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Attractions + Entertainment, Support Local

Meet Your Neighborhood Creative | Q&A with Sadie Rogers of SLOcally Made

Sadie Rogers dreamed up the idea for SLOcally Made in 2017 when The San Luis Obispo Collection asked her if she wanted to fill the old Muzio’s space (where Junkgirls is now). With not nearly enough inventory to fill the few hundred square foot storefront, she reached out to 17 other creatives. Fourteen said yes, ...
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Tom's Toys Storefront
Attractions + Entertainment, Family, Support Local

Meet Your Neighborhood Toy Shop | Q&A with Jillian Wahlquist of Tom’s Toys

Tom’s Toys has been bringing children joy through their expansive toy collection for decades. Their iconic neon sign, castle turret and free gift wrapping are just a few of the things that set this special local toy shop apart. We sat down with Vice President Jillian Wahlquist to learn more about the company’s long history, ...
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Attractions + Entertainment

Local Holiday Shopping in SLO

Shopping small and supporting local businesses is more than trendy this holiday season. It’s the responsible thing to do. In San Luis Obispo, a slew of shops and boutiques with one-of-a-kind and quirky products await the discerning shopper looking for something special. Skip Amazon this year and head to Downtown SLO to deliver a bit ...
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Sock Drawer SLO
Attractions + Entertainment, Family

Holiday Gift Guide for Uniquely SLO Finds

Who said stickers are just for kids? Not us. Pipsticks is for anyone who still has childlike wonder inside of them, or even for those looking for it. Pipsticks Sticker Club Pipsticks is a sticker subscription service founded by Maureen Vaquez in 2014, and yes — they send stickers straight to your door! While the ...
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Family Fun
Attractions + Entertainment, Family

Family Friendly Things To Do in the Fall

We’re back to school and navigating through a new normal, and families are always looking for ways to rejuvenate, refresh, and get outside of the house together to enjoy something new. In SLO, we have ideas for how to enjoy the autumn, safely of course, and with some fancy fall-themed face masks we hope! Play ...
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SLO Sweets Chocolate Truffles
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Meet Your Neighborhood Candy Shop | Q&A with Miranda Battenburg of SLO Sweets

With a company mission like “Make Memories Here”, it’s no wonder SLO Sweets shops are filled with nostalgia of childhood candy dreams. Miranda Battenburg and her husband opened the old fashioned candy stores more than 13 years ago and have aspired to help customers reminisce on past memories centered around a particular candy — which ...
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Junk Girls
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Meet Your Neighborhood Makers | Q & A with Jenny and Melissa of Junk Girls

Jenny Kompolt and Melissa James started Junk Girls in their garage in 2009 with the goal of inspiring others and bringing more creativity and joy into their own lives. We sat down with Jenny and Melissa to learn more about switching from the corporate tech world to art, their secrets to tapping into creativity when ...
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View of San Luis Obispo from Terrace Hill
Attractions + Entertainment

A Well-Balanced Fall

Temperatures may be dropping but this fall, SLO is the place for some outdoor wellness adventures. As SLO City Farm continues to harvest produce for locals in SLO, like it’s delicious heirloom tomatoes, places like Brookshire Farms are getting ready to welcome everybody for pumpkin picking and farm adventures — watch for updates here! But ...
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