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He Might Be Giant: A Day in the Life of Hunter Pence

When I was assigned to interview noted hitter Hunter Pence, in person for an entire day, I was thrown off guard. First, I like the guy. A lot. And second, unlike so many a glorified chef or socialite, he's an actual celebrity in San Francisco—not only famous, he's a hero. I had my fears.

Maison Margiela's Opening Party: Fame, Beauty and a Couch to Kiss Your...

"Tomorrow I'll be famous forever." With those words scrawled graffiti-like by Dutch artist Selwyn Senatori on the back of her Sunaj jacket, Sonya Molodetskaya epitomized the chic irony of Maison Margiela's new boutique on Maiden Lane at its recent opening party.

Citrusy Beers for Refreshing Spring Sipping

Citrus naturally complements many beer styles—there's not much better than fresh-squeezed lime in a Mexican lager or fresh orange into a Belgian wheat. beer. And adding citrus to a beer while it’s being brewed isn’t unheard of either; traditional Belgian-style witbiers are made with orange peel. However, like all things West coast, local craft brewers are pushing the envelope, in this case by including lots of fruit and citrusy hops into their brews. We've rounded up a few local options that may be the perfect replacement for your morning OJ.

Gwyneth Paltrow Teams up with Juice Beauty for Earth Day

Academy Award-winning actress and lifestyle entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow was recently tapped to be the creative director of makeup for local skincare line Juice Beauty, and she showed her passion for the brand last week at an Earth Day event.

Secret Recipe: Chile Pies' Country Peach Pie and Pie Shake

What in the world could be more heavenly than a Pie Shake—a piece of your favorite pie blended with ice cream and milk and then slurped through a straw?

Property Porn: $4.6m Secluded Wine Country Estate

Located in the 165-acre enclave of Savannah Estates, this luxury home sits on more than 26 acres with an infinity pool with a waterfall, sauna, and more Wine Country deliciousness.

Snap a Selfie to Win Tickets to SF Ballet's 'Romeo & Juliet'

Romeo & JulietIt's one of the most popular and romantic stories of all time, and the San Francisco Ballet is taking it on. Don't miss your chance to win a pair of tickets for a perfect date night.

Live Music This Week: Decemberists, Waxahatchee, Merle Haggard & More

It's full-tilt indie this week, folks.

Hawk Hill Challenge - The Bay Area's Most Scenic Road Ride

The view of the City southeast from high atop Hawk Hill in the Headland

A visit to one of the Bay Area’s most scenic vistas is not soon forgotten – getting to it on a bike for the first time is even more memorable. Today we’ll tackle a top tourist attraction that is also a challenge for cyclists of all abilities. A ride up to Hawk Hill is a great bucket list climb – one that elite San Francisco cyclists often incorporate into their weekly training regimes.

A Modern Guide to San Francisco's Japantown

One of just three official Japantowns in the U.S., San Francisco's Japantown is a cultural hub brimming with original restaurants, quirky shops, and unique community. Here's where to hang when you're in the 'hood. 

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