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Kickstarter We <3: Dandelion Chocolate's Valencia Parklet

It's no secret that parking on Valencia street is precious, but if it's to be replaced with a fire pit for roasting marshmallows? Methinks it's worth it. The folks at Dandelion Chocolate are trying to make it happen—and you can help.

Get Gym-Chic With Local Startup The Sweatbar

The power of a hot workout outfit cannot be overstated—the right top can both inspire minutes more gym time and double up for a night out. So when local e-tailer The Sweatbar launched last week with activewear as fit for a run down the Embarcadero as a dance-off at Harlot, we were on board to get physical. Eat your heart out, Olivia Newton John.

Nightlife Guide 2015: Where to Drink Beer in San Francisco

For those who turn up their noses at wine and highfalutin cocktails, there's beer. Craft beer. And since the microbrewery trend took off, there's no shortage of assorted suds from which to choose. Here's where to go in SF to find the perfect brew. 

The Ultimate Sunday Hike: Get Panoramic Bay Area Views From Atop Sweeney Ridge

The climb to the top of Sweeney Ridge is breathtaking, both for the pitch that gradually steepens as you ascend and for the magnificant vistas of the Bay Area's varied geography once you've reached the ridgeline.

Oakland Eats: Hangover Brunches and Hairs of the Dog

Spring is in the air, and we feel like celebrating. But sometimes, the after-effects of celebration can can be painful. Cure what ails you with a hearty hangover brunch, rib-sticking Sicilian cuisine, a hot cup of deep black Joe and more.

Escape From SF: Ocean Views + Architecture at Sea Ranch

For this edition of Escape From SF, we headed 100 miles north along the ever twisting Route 1 to The Sea Ranch on the Sonoma Coast. The small, highly planned community sits on ten miles of rugged coast line, with miles of private trails, providing panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, massive rocks, migrating whales and spectacular sunsets. 

Meet the Characters of FAMSF's Botticelli to Braque Exhibit

There’s a full cast of characters in Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland—everyone from a Tahitian temptress painted by Paul Gauguin, to a rowdy Dutchman by Frans Hals. But as you’d expect in a show from Edinburgh, there are also plenty of portraits of Scots, including a few with interesting backstories.

A Non-Critic's Somewhat Drunken Review of Lazy Bear

There’s only one thing better than a delicious meal, and that’s a delicious meal that doesn’t cost you anything.

Kiss the Fitting Room Goodbye With SF Startup Lyon + Post

FiDi-based startup Lyon + Post is making a big promise to fashion mavens: Never enter a fitting a room again. Simply shop online, and try clothes on (at home!) before you buy. Hallelujah.

Their Big, Fat Indian Wedding

Sheena and Sagar threw a multi-day rager of an Indian wedding in venues across the Bay Area.

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