The Left Bank restaurant is located in the historic
Blue Rock Inn building in downtown Larkspur.
The Blue Rock Inn
(originally called Hotel Merwin)
was build in 1895.
During the railroad era,
Larkspur, CA was a popular weekend destination
where San Franciscans would
come to dance and picnic under the stars.
the Blue Rock Inn was one of many
speakeasies operating in Larkspur.
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~Muir Beach Overlook~
The grand sweep of the continent's edge---
from the top of Mount Tamalpais to this bluff
above the sea and out to the Farallon Islands---
is a seamless span of interdependent
plant and animal communities.
Habitats converge, species from one habitat
feed upon species from another.
Dry land gives way to ocean,
but the web of life is rich in complexity,
crossing harsh boundaries.
This area is wonderfully preserved.
Coyote brush and other vegetation provide
cover and food to bobcats, monarch butterflies,
and other mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects.
The tide pools at the water's edge
and the deep waters
teem with the marine plants and animals,
including migrating whales.
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