Art store moving: Fine Line Art is moving from its spot in the Sonoma Market shopping complex. Everything in the store is on sale. The owners expect to be out by early July and they are headed to a new storefront near Whole Foods that was formerly occupied by Radio Shack. Anytime Fitness next door will expand into the Fine Line space.
Red Loft moves: Len Handeland says he was forced to close his former Red Loft salon because of rent issues but he has now opened the Len Does My Hair salon at 181 Andrieux St. in suite 113 of the blue roof building. 800-840-8839 lendoesmyhair.com
Makeover at EDK: El Dorado Kitchen has gone grey. The hotel and restaurant is mid-paint job and transforming from yellow to grey. The building is also sporting a hip new sign.
Changes at Prima: Regina Powers will no longer be a primary care provider at Prima Medical, effective at the end of June. She will still see patients in her private practice. Powersenergymedicine.com.
Watch this space: Harvest Home has moved to Broadway. Watch the space at 117 W. Napa as we hear that the upscale gift and accessory store, Wildeflower, of Healdsburg will be moving into the space soon. gathered-healdsburg.com
New board member: Transcendence Theatre Company has added a new member to its board of directors — Susan Kopp Hoeffel, who will also serve as board chair. She is on the Advisory Council of Sonoma Valley Fund and Transcendence Theatre Company. She and her husband are partners in Deerfield Ranch Winery in Kenwood. The other Transcendence board members are Andrew Koenigsberg, Amy Miller, Leah Sprecher, Stephan Stubbins and Brad Surosky.
New tasting room on Broadway: Black Knight Vineyards has opened a small tasting room inside the Wine Hardware store at 536 Broadway. According to owner/winemaker Mitch Black, its vineyards are on Taylor Mountain in Santa Rosa. They took over the Broadway space from Petroni Vineyards. Black Knight makes a line of high-end chardonnay, pinot noir and merlot.
Sonoma Springs Community Hall: The former Sonoma Grange has reopened as the Sonoma Springs Community Hall thanks to large donations from Sonoma Valley Rotary Club and Stone Edge Farms. Membership is $45 annually, with a couples rate of $65. The fees go toward “keeping the historic structure open and useful for the Springs community.” To reserve the building, contact Mario Castillo, firstname.lastname@example.org. springshall.org.
New Chamber boardmember: Tom Rouse, locally of Really Big Lights, has stepped down from the Sonoma Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. John Bast of Peoples Home Equity Mortgage Lending has been appointed by the Board to complete Rouse’s term.
Woman’s Club donation: Realtor Christine Benson recently donated $500 to the Sonoma Valley Woman’s Club to help pay for much-needed front yard redesign and landscaping. Upon becoming a member of the Club in 2007, Benson pledged to donate $500 for each time a member either uses or refers her services resulting in a closed transaction and has done so numerous time in the past 10 years.
Promotion: Deerfield Ranch Winery in Kenwood has promoted Addison Rex to general manager. Rex joined the Deerfield Ranch Winery team as a seasonal harvest worker in 2009. After chronicling his experiences as a “cellar rat” in a popular blog, he was offered the position of social media manager. He later served as operations manager.