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East Bay Foodie Update: Pie and Cocktails for All

On this gorgeous Friday, we're thrilled to bring you news about two of your favorite things—cocktails and pie.

Manscaping & Beyond: Best Bay Area Grooming Treatments for Men

From hangover treatments to straight razor shaves to tiding up your overgrown nether regions, our Bay Area beauty guide for men will have you feeling shiny and new in no time. 

Perfume Genius Glams It Up at The Greek Theatre in Berkeley

Seattle-born Mike Hadreas, known as Perfume Genius, is making waves with his art-pop/electronica singles, "Queen" and "I'm a Mother." After battling drug addiction and surviving rehab, his first two albums were cast off YouTube for "mature sexual content," which, of course, was the beginning of his faithful following. Now, with his new critically acclaimed album, “Too Bright,” Hadreas has salvaged his risqué reputation by toning down his sexual-identity angst.

How Spring's Top 7 Womenswear Trends Stack up in SF

1970's style dominated the spring collections. Our resident fashion expert, Lauren Goodman, tells us how the top trends stack up in San Francisco.

Sweat SF: Everything You Need To Know About HIT FIT SF

When my fiancé first suggested I try a boxing class, I protested that I liked my nose and had yet to decide on the name of my WrestleManiaesque alter ego. Thankfully, the beginner and cardio boxing classes at HIT FIT SF don’t require headgear. Or body slams.

5 Hot Restaurants Perfect for Family-Style Dining

All over the city, new restaurants are confidently offering a different style of menu: family style (or at least they’re listing a few big dishes built to share). Instead of everyone ordering their own plates, now you need to come to a quorum at the table about what you want to order. It's about shared enjoyment. Come together, right now, over food.

The Explorer’s Guide to Mendocino

When Marin is packed and Big Sur is feeling crowded, we like to take off for Mendocino County. Just a few hours drive north up Highway 1, this place is a NorCal dream with acres of redwood forests, hot springs, and long stretches of wild, untamed coastline. Who knows — maybe we’ll see you up there this weekend.

Weekend Guide: Return of Off the Grid, a Honky-Tonk Showdown, and More

Off the Grid Presidio

Eat your way through our city's best food truck fare, score free museum admission, and let your hillbilly freak flag fly.

Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon Coming to SF

Kim Gordon Girl in a Band

Grunge icon Kim Gordon, cofounder of the ’80s alt-rock band Sonic Youth, will share stories from her recent memoir, Girl in a Band, with Portlandia’s Carrie Brownstein at the Jewish Community Center next week.

Say Goodbye to the Bay Lights (For Now)

Hear ye, hear ye: The Bay Lights, the famous Bay Bridge light installation by artist Leo Villareal, will be temporarily removed for maintenance in early March. With a jarring 25,000 LED white lights zipping along 1.8 miles across the bridge, the artwork proved quite the stunner when it was unveiled in 2013.

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