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The Bay Area's Most Festive Tiki Bars

When summer brings more fog than tradewinds, it’s time to go tiki. The Bay Area is home to a surprisingly large number of moody hideaways that glow with pufferfish lamps and potent, flame-lit drinks.

Tech Geeks Get a New HQ, The Village, in Mid-Market

From Facebook to Twitter, Microsoft to Autodesk, Silicon Valley’s biggest names are vying for their moment at The Village, San Francisco's new innovation hub where high-profile events are merging technology with art. 

We Wanna Be Friends With Lee Quan of Lee's Deli

If you work or live downtown, you’ve most likely eaten at one of the ubiquitous Lee’s Deli locations. Founded by Lee Quan, a rare born-and-raised SF native, Lee’s has been serving tasty and affordable sandwiches, salads, soups, Asian dishes, and a veritable smorgasbord of other fare since 1983. 

Stargazers' Calendar: See Meteor Showers, Eclipses + More in the Bay Area in 2015

It's been a particularly star-spangled year, with solar and lunar eclipses, a new comet, and an abundance of northern lights. Following last month's double planets (which will occur again later this year), our solar system is delivering a plethora of astronomical events for photographers and stargazers. Mark on your calendars with these can't-miss celestial dates.

NorCal’s Top 10 Gran Fondo and Century Rides

There’s nothing like a 100-mile day spent in the saddle. 

Property Porn: $5.25M Renovated Victorian + Killer Rooftop Patio

Now this is our kind of Victorian home: a sense of history and modern design. 

Live Music This Week: Death Cab for Cutie, Phono Del Sol & More

The best in classic and up-and-coming rock hit Bay Area stages this week. Plus food trucks galore.

5 Great Lunch Options at Wine Country Farmers Markets

Summer in Sonoma County means a bounty of local produce, artisan specialties, and heirloom gems. But among those stalls brimming with juicy berries, stone fruits, and tomatoes in red, purple and gold, something else beckons: a fine meal to munch as you wander.

Artful Dining with Mua Oakland Owner, CP-37

Mention Oakland's festive First Fridays, and Mua instantly springs to mind for any art-loving foodie in The Town. The super-hip, award-winning eatery is the brainchild of artist and seasoned restaurateur CP-37, who regularly exhibits his own works alongside those of select local artists on Mua’s soaring walls.

Where to Watch 4th of July Fireworks in the Bay Area

Every Fourth of July, fireworks light up the sky all across the bay. Here are your best bets for catching a glimpse of the spectacular celebrations—whether you're into official citywide celebrations, or *ahem* walking a little bit more on the wild (read: illegal) side. 

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