Santa Lap Mishap
“My family goes to Union Square every
Christmas to see the gingerbread houses,
write Santa at Macy’s and go skating,
but this year the ice rink was all sold out,”
says Adam Babendir, the winner of the
ice rink tickets who definitely made the
most of his prize. “My mother was in town
from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and we
surprised her, too.” Congrats, Adam!
If you’d like to see your
art on the cover of Marin
Magazine, now is the time
to get in the running:
the deadline for our 12th
annual cover contest is
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Our top Instagram post in
December was by @samuelbrian_.
“I took the shot back in September
from the S.F. side looking towards
Marin, standing right next to the
Langdon Court parking lot off of
Lincoln Boulevard in the Presidio.”
He titled the shot “International
Orange.” Want to see your photo
in print? Tag us @marinmagazine
with your best snap.
December’s Top Five Online Stories
1 “Jerry and Diane Jampolsky” Jerry, a shy
underachiever with a learning disability, grew up
to be a world-renowned, Stanford-educated child
and adult psychiatrist.
2 “Making a Difference” We spoke with over
30 organizations here in Marin and asked exactly
how donations would help them.
3 “Not Just for Kids” A childhood passion for Lego
becomes an adult obsession.
4 “Holiday Spirits” Buckeye Roadhouse
bartender Jason Sims shares two popular, yet
nuanced, holiday cocktails.
5 “Teacherland” True tales and confessions of
a Marin educator.
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