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Drink Here Now: Firefly, Free Cider, and Fizzy Mojitos

You might want to clone yourself so you can attend all of this week's boozy events, happening in SF and the East Bay.

A Closer Look At The San Francisco Souvenir Fleece

Mark Twain once famously (read: never) said, "The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." A most cliché quote, sure, but more than fitting for a story about the freezing out-of-towners who flock to SF every summer.

What to Buy at Sonoma's Best Boutique Farmers' Markets

Summer brings extra bounty to Wine Country farmers' markets, as juicy berries flourish, stone fruits hang like ornaments on the branches, gardens brim with colorful squash, and vines burst with tomatoes in red, purple, and gold. 

Three Books On Our Must-Read List

What would you do if you couldn't look in a mirror for an entire year? Kjerstin Gruys did exactly that, covering every pane of glass in her house, avoiding windows, and learning to put on makeup sans mirror in order to reform her troubled relationship with her body.

We Wanna Be Friends With Bay Lights Visionary Ben Davis

In 2010, Ben Davis had a thought: "What if the Bay Bridge was used as a canvas of light?"

Reason to Party's Penthouse Extravaganza for Dance

San Franciscans are famous for finding any excuse to party, from the opening of a new burrito joint to it simply being Wednesday. But Reason to Party came up with the perfect formula to help partygoers get down in support of a worthy cause.

Property Porn: A Zen House With a Rooftop Golf Course

Paging all aspiring Tiger Woodses! We've got the house for you. 

The Wagon Can Wait: Download the Big Drink App

First, we blew your minds with the Big Eat app. Now, we're whetting your whistle with the Big Drink app, coming straight to your thumbs.

Dine Al Fresco at These Lounge-Worthy East Bay Spots

On the nights when you're getting blown away in San Francisco, or chilled to the bone by Karl the Fog, head to the East Bay for a warmer dining experience. 

The Rollicking Roots of Bottom of the Hill

Kitten performing at Bottom of the Hill

The first person to shatter the window behind the stage at Bottom of the Hill was Green Day’s drummer in 1998 during the filming of MTV’s The Ten Spot. Rather than replacing the window with a standard double pane glass, the staff agreed to let a regular patron, dubbed “Paul the Glassblower,” create a custom-made, prismatic stained glass proxy. It has again been broken since, unfortunately (by the singer of the Dillinger Escape Plan), but that idiosyncratic work in situ symbolizes the Potrero Hill staple: colorful, quirky, and vehemently DIY.

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