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City Staycation: A Glamorous Night Downtown

When I was offered the chance to stay at the W Hotel for a night, I was thrilled (who doesn't love a night downtown?) but also a touch apprehensive (rumors swirl of it still being stuck in the late '90s). Much to the relief of my inner spoiled brat, the W is still the place to stay if you want to party, play, and—if you must—sleep. 

A Retro Wedding Brings a Ray of Sunshine to San Francisco City Hall

This San Francisco City Hall wedding was all about retro fun—from the feet up.

Experience Strandbeests, the Wind-Powered Walking Sculptures on View at the Exploratorium

Dutch artist and physicist Theo Jansen will be showcasing his wind-powered creations dubbed Strandbeests (or "beach animals" in Dutch) at the Exploratorium next week. These giant skeleton-like creatures are made out of PVC tubing and other hardware store materials, and are able to walk on their own— it's pretty amazing to behold. 

New Last-Minute Booking App, Overnight, Is Like Airbnb For Procrastinators

Picture this: It's Memorial Day weekend and you decide to spontaneously jump in the car and drive to Los Angeles, Palm Springs, Austin (wherever). The problem? You don't exactly have anywhere to crash, and you don't want to put down a couple hundred dollars for a night at the Ace. What's a traveler to do? A new LA-based startup, Overnight, can pair you with a local to stay with in less than a minute. 

Science and Live Music Join Forces to Combat Climate Change

Can climate change be combated with live music? That's the goal of San Francisco-based non-profit The Climate Music Project, who brings their unique mix of science and live performance to Grace Cathedral on June 3. 

Bottle Bracket Perfectly Combines Our Love of Wine and Board Games

Whether you're looking for something to liven up a bridal shower or you just want to host a fun night with friends, Bottle Bracket is the perfect combination of competition and booze. 

Festival Jewelry, Unicorn Pool Floats, Sunny Pop-Ups + More Fashion News

Where to shop 'til you drop this week. 

Weekend Guide: Mimosas at The Dorian + 90s Night at Cal Academy

If you're craving a mimosa, a lobster roll, or a vintage treasure, we've got you covered. Here's what's going on this weekend around the Bay Area.

A Massive Venus Statue Is Being Erected in SoMa

Outside the new Trinity Place apartment complex at 8th and Market streets, San Francisco's tallest new statue just got her head on her shoulders.
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