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SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA – You can skip mall madness this year, and do your holiday shopping at your local “holiday bazaar,” a quaint, community staple where you can find baked […]
Living in a temperate climate is great—except that when thermometers rise, fog-accustomed San Franciscans begin to wilt. Luckily, the Bay Area’s backyard has plenty of places where you can cool down and enjoy the great outdoors, no pool membership required. Here are five swim spots that provide the ideal antidote to hot summer days— […]
From glamping in Guerneville to dressage in Nicasio, tips for living the good life on the sunny side of the Golden Gate.
SingleThread Farms. Photo: Courtesy of SingleThread/ Matthew Siciliano.
Beer Garden: Brewsters Beer Garden
229 Water St. N. (near E. Washington St.), Petaluma, 707-981-8330
Petaluma just boosted the North B […]
The best wine bars are the ones where either you get to taste things you might not otherwise find anywhere, curated for you by a professional with good taste, or where the atmosphere, prices, and selection are so inviting and unpretentious that you can’t help but want to come back again and again. If all of the above exist in a sing […]
This year’s Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF) promises plenty of celeb sightings as well as a strong lineup of films that will resonate with Bay Area residents.
The 39th annual MVFF (October 6-16) brings a lineup of seriously must-see films and major Hollywood stars: Nicole Kidman will receive a special tribute for her work in Gart […]
It’s that time of year again when a mass exodus of hippies and hipsters (and, you know, regular folks) leave San Francisco to spend a week half-naked and “finding themselves” in a dusty prehistoric lake bed they’ve turned into “a temporary metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance.” Yup, that […]
Tired of the same old stuff?? Have a need for adventure that is insatiable? Check out these extreme adventures closer to your front door than you think.
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GoKart Racer is the place to visit. Here, you can enjoy snacks from the cafe, pool tables, a lazer maze, arcade games, and choose from one of three racing tr […]
Located in the Mission, 20 Spot gets the hip award for sure. There is a diverse selection including older German Riesling, a lot of organic wines and artisan California producers. Not least, 20 Spot is putting out some of the best grub in the neighborhood; the Devilled Eggs are a must. Proprietor, Bodhi Freedom, also owns Bacc […]