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.
Now this is our kind of Victorian home: a sense of history and modern design.
The best in classic and up-and-coming rock hit Bay Area stages this week. Plus food trucks galore.
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.
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.
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.
It's time to fire up the barbecues and crack open a cold one in support of good ol' 'Murica. Here's your yearly rundown of the best Fourth of July events the Bay Area has to offer.
Since the East Bay is always about ten degrees warmer than San Francisco—and a lot of these spots are heated anyway–why not head to a swimming hole across the bridge if you’re looking to soak up a little sun this weekend?
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