Shannon Perkins

Emerald contributor since September 2016


Photos by Edgar Frausto Meet the 2016 High Times Winner, Dr. OGX (pronounced Oh-Gee-Kush). This all-natural, cannabis-infused drink claimed First [...]

Massage Your Bod with Green Garden Gold: Do It Yourself or Have Someone Help

Written by  Shannon Perkins Hemp Oil – Coconut Oil Body Massage Cream Green Garden Gold’s Hemp Oil – Coconut Oil Body [...]


 By Shannon Perkins | Photos by Michael Batty  Restaurant 301.  The Carter House.  The bar and lounge.  At L and [...]

Secrets at the Shanty

Secrets at the Shanty – Shannon Perkins | Image by Michael Batty- On 3rd and C Street in Eureka, a [...]

The Speak Easy

By Shannon Perkins | Photography by Michael Batty The Speak Easy; a place where the drinks are strong, the music is loud, and [...]


POLENTA NIGHT Chef Hughes makes cooking polenta look like a piece of cake. Story by Shannon Perkins | Photos by [...]

True To Trinidad

True To Trinidad By Larissa Lilly | Photos by Shannon Perkins True to Trinidad style, Bergeron Winery offers a selection [...]

Lori O’Shaughnessy: Rockstar Mom, Nurse, Leader, and Woman

Lori O’Shaughnessy Rockstar Mom, Nurse, Leader, and Woman Story By Shannon Perkins Photo by Sergio Manodori Born and raised in Eureka, [...]