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Catch a Show at One of These Quirky Indie Music Joints

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The Bay Area is home to some seriously iconic music venues: the Greek, the Fillmore, Golden Gate Park. But sometimes the best shows go down in the most unexpected places. Here are seven unique music joints with stories all their own. 

Oldest Remaining Survivor of the 1906 Earthquake Dies at 113

Almost 110 years after the infamous 1906 earthquake, Ruth Newman, the quake's oldest remaining survivor, has died.  

East Bay Eats: Tailgate Menus + Off the Grid in Fremont

3 delicious reasons to eat in the East Bay. 

Make Marin Your Go-To Beach Destination

It's only natural that Marin County is a year-round beach destination. While summer is definitely high season for locals and tourists alike, many outdoor activities like kayaking and surfing can be enjoyed any time of the year. From quiet beaches with white sand and calm waters to luxurious cruises and marine reserves, Marin has it all.

Weekend Guide: Panoramic Yoga, Free Pandora Radio, and Shakespeare in the Park

Make the most out of your 3-day weekend, even if there is no trans-bay BART service. 

Neighborhood Guide: What to Do in Cow Hollow

Sandwiched between the Marina and Pacific Heights, Cow Hollow is a stroll down shopping lane for yoga pant-wearing ladies with strollers and small dogs. The main drag, Union Street between Divisadero and Laguna, is great for a walk, with plenty of restaurants, bars, coffee and juice shops to stop and refuel.

Drink Here Now: Wet Hop Beer and a Broken Racket Cocktail

I enjoy a glass of wine each night for its health benefits. The other glasses are for my witty comebacks and flawless dance moves.

4 Local Beauty Brands Empower Women to Create + Customize Products

For those of us who are a little bit Goldilocks about our skincare products—too greasy, too drying, just right—now is the moment we've been waiting for: Check out four Bay Area start-ups that are democratizing the beauty industry by customizing skincare regimens and even giving consumers a chance to co-create products ranging face masks, body lotions, and the ever-elusive perfect eye cream. 

Foodie Agenda: Giants Orange Lager + Dirty Water Does Brunch

Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon Appetit! 

Sneak Peek: Goldenvoice to Open Underground Music Venue Social Hall SF

An underground venue, long home to quieter private events, is emerging from the shadows as Social Hall SF. Look for public concerts and big events this fall.

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