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Introducing the Switch, aka The Netflix and Chill Button

What if, at the flip of a single switch, you could turn down the lights, order your dinner, silence your phone, and queue up a movie? Nerds, rejoice: At this year's World Maker Faire, Netflix debuted its prototype for “The Switch.” 

We Wanna Be Friends With Jacqueline Palmer, Founder of A Design Lifestyle

Interior designer Jacqueline Palmer is a woman with a beautiful vision. In 2014, the soft-spoken Santa Cruz native launched her celebrated blog, A Design Lifestyle; a whirlwind year later, she quit a steady gig creating multi-million-dollar interiors for private clients to design for people like herself.

Neighborhood Guide: What to Do in Mid-Market

Over the past few years, a slew of developments along San Francisco’s grandest thoroughfare has led to the recent minting of a shiny new Mid-Market neighborhood. The seven-block stretch of Market Street, between Van Ness and 5th Street, is relishing renewed vitality, with the openings of killer markets, restaurants, bars, culture and more. Here's your Mid-Market to-do list.

Style Council 2015: Meet Jerry Hum, Cofounder of Touch of Modern

Jerry Hum, cofounder and CEO of the men’s fashion site Touch of Modern, is pretty much the kind of guy every aesthete wants to be: a global wanderer, whose discoveries along the way—from Rikke Hagen–designed Cognac glasses to Nomon’s Cris clock—become part of his uniquely and elegantly curated world.

5 Topics Everyone Will Be Discussing Over Brunch

Snowden returns to the scene, killer bees pose a threat, and more news from the past week.

How to Spend 50 Perfect Hours in Santa Clara

On July 17, 2014, Santa Clara sprung into the minds of football fans everywhere when the home base for the San Francisco 49ers relocated to Levis Stadium from Candlestick Park. Today, visitors are flocking to the city not only to check out the state-of-the-art stadium but also to enjoy the many other attractions the destination has to offer.

5 Amazing After-Work Hikes in San Francisco

 Living in San Francisco, it's easier than you think to squeeze in a rejuvenating post-work hike. Check out these 5 hikes and get your daily dose of the outdoors.

The 5 Best Bike Rides in the Bay Area

We all remember how much fun we had exploring the neighborhood on bikes as kids. What's stopping you from enjoying the same thrill around the Bay Area now? Even if you haven't been to a SoulCycle class—let alone hopped on an actual bike—in months, you'll find a ride on this list that is just your speed. 

Shop Talk: Ernest Alexander Opens in Hayes Valley + Common Scents Goes Digital

If it's a fashionable way to spend, and happening in the Bay Area, we're talking about it in Shop Talk.

10 Tasty Vegan Eateries in the East Bay

In recent years, Berkeley and Oakland have become filled with tasty vegan restaurants. Here are 10 delicious spots you need to try if you're devoted to the meatless movement (or just like veggies a lot). 

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