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Weekend Guide: Dolores Park Reopens, Hot Air Balloons, and Summer Solstice

Start your summer off right with our weekly roundup of can't-miss events.

5 New Gallery Shows to See This Summer

From street art to fine art, here are five upcoming exhibits you just can't miss.

Drink Here Now: Free Bourbon, Layered Beer Cake, and Cocktail Classes

“In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria.” - Benjamin Franklin

All Aboard Sausalito's Quirkiest Houseboats

Sausalito's funky community of houseboats has been going with the flow since the 1880s. We escaped from San Francisco to Richardson Bay to give you an up-close peek. Climb aboard!

Uber Drivers Are Employees, Not Contractors, According to New Ruling

According to a ruling by the California Labor Commission, Uber drivers are employees, not contract workers. The distinction could have serious consequences for San Francisco's booming share economy. 

Starbucks to Close All 23 La Boulange Locations by September

Enjoying a supersized latte and a bright pink macaron at one of San Francisco's many La Boulange locations will now be a thing of the past.  

A San Franciscan's Guide to Tulum, Mexico

Couched on the Yucatan Peninsula sits Tulum, home to one of Mexico's most stunning Mayan ruins, a biosphere reserve, and a steadily growing tourism industry that captures the beauty of the Caribbean coastline (without the spring break-soaked madness of nearby Cancun). With archeological wonders to explore, water sports and yoga galore, obsession-worthy eats, and some seriously stylish digs, Tulum is nicely set up to make a visiting San Franciscan feel right at home... well, perhaps a paradise-like home-away-from-home. 

Top 12 Local Businesses Who Give Back: VOTE NOW!

Help us nominate the top 12 local businesses who give back and do good in San Francisco for the 1st annual Cause Local Effect Award!

Foodie Agenda: CREAM in Oakland & Pliny the Elder Dessert

We're all about ice cream this week. And the weather is cooperating. 

"Finding Shelter" Kickstarter Photographs SF's Abandoned Animals

Prepare to have your heart strings pulled by this intimate look into the lives of shelter animals and the volunteers who care for them. 

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