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Brighten Your Day at These SF Flower Shops

What better way to usher in a long weekend than with a bunch of gorgeous flowers? Here are the best places in SF to beautify your space with some splashes of color.

Last-Minute Guide to Bay Area Camping

kirby cove campground

It’s Friday (already?!). And dammit, you want to get outside this weekend. Last-minute camping in the Bay Area may seem as far away as the stars, but life actually ain’t too shabby for us procrastinators.

5 Topics Everyone Will Be Discussing Over Brunch

The "Flintstones home" is on the market, McDonald's is serving breakfast all day, and more amazing news items from the past week. 

Prepare Your Engines for the World’s Largest Porsche Event

Described as the “world’s largest gathering of Porsche race cars,” the iconic German sports car manufacturer celebrates its racing legacy at the legendary Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey September 25-27.

Weekend Adventure: Hike Carmel’s Point Lobos

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve

Part of the beauty of a getaway to Carmel is that while there’s plenty to keep you busy, it’s also easy to do a lot of nothing. Some shop, eat, and wine taste their way through town while others plant themselves on the beach refusing to leave before the sun goes down. But one of Carmel’s best activities is also one of its better kept secrets – hiking at Point Lobos State Natural Reserve.

Eat Here Now: Calavera Raises the Bar for Mexican Fare in Oakland

When I was younger, one of my favorite movie scenes came from Beauty and the Beast and involved Belle rejoicing in her newfound library by swinging excitedly on a ladder from shelf to shelf, picking up novel after novel. When I walked into Oakland's Calavera last week, I instantly felt that same rush of excitement when I saw the bartenders swinging from shelf to shelf via an old, wooden ladder. But instead of books, expert hands reached for tequila—shelf after shelf of tequila. 

5 Perfect Spots to Chill Outdoors in SF

Getting your heart rate up is great and all, but sometimes you're just in the mood to let the drinks flow, enjoy the sunshine, and chill. These five spots around the city are ideal for doing just that. 

9 Lovely Wineries You Must See Along Sonoma’s Wine Road

You’ve been there: A spontaneous trip to Wine Country leaves you guessing which among roughly 3,000 wineries (that all sound the same) will offer a setting inspring enough to coax a “jelly” or two from your Instagram pals. We're here to help.

Catch a Show at One of These Quirky Indie Music Joints

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The Bay Area is home to some seriously iconic music venues: the Greek, the Fillmore, Golden Gate Park. But sometimes the best shows go down in the most unexpected places. Here are seven unique music joints with stories all their own. 

Oldest Remaining Survivor of the 1906 Earthquake Dies at 113

Almost 110 years after the infamous 1906 earthquake, Ruth Newman, the quake's oldest remaining survivor, has died.  

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