Indulge in a truly SF weekend with cultural celebrations, local shopping, and a stroll through the botanical gardens.
If watching the movie Wild made you want to strap on a backpack and hit the Pacific Crest Trail, then head to Tahoe this summer for some quick overnight treks to satiate your wanderlust. If you're new to the sport, these five backpacking trails will challenge you, but also reveal the best places around the lake to pitch a tent and take a nap during a long summer weekend.
Warning: Your check liver light may come on this week.
Airbnb isn't the only company offering convenient comfort during vacation time. Check out these four like-minded spinoffs designed with specific audiences (from the stoned to the furry) in mind.
In this week's Scenes of the City, we peek behind the chocolate curtain with local confectioner Charles Siegel of Charles Chocolates to take a look at his sweet operation. Charles and his dedicated crew mix up pounds of fresh, handmade chocolate every day at their 7,400-square-foot HQ at the site of the old Potrero Brewing Company in the Mission.
San Francisco's Museum of Craft and Design is about to become even more hip: the Dogpatch's ode to contemporary creativity will soon feature a parklet.
Tech entrepreneur Sean Parker, founder of Napster and founding president of Facebook, isn't shy about flaunting his estimated $2.7 billion fortune.
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