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TodayTix App Is a Game-Changer for Theater Fans

Calling all culture buffs! Tired of missing the last showing of one of your fave Bay Area performances? Well have no fear, TodayTix is the free mobile app for last-minute theater tickets at the best prices. Ticket hunting done right, straight from your phone.

Neighborhood Guide: What to Do on Piedmont Ave, Oakland

Piedmont Avenue, with its vibrant mix of locally-owned shops and famous ice cream shops, offers plenty of opportunities for a day of fun. Whether it’s strolling through a graveyard, catching a flick at Oakland’s oldest theater, or sipping scorpions under the watchful eye of an animatronic hula dancer, the stretch of street between Pleasant Valley Ave. and MacArthur Blvd. offers a healthy mix of places to chow down, cut loose, and spend some cash.

Lady Titans: Local Women Surfers Could Crush It at Mavericks

Everyone around here knows about Mavericks, the big wave surfer destination just outside of Half Moon Bay; and Titans of Mavericks, the invitation-only daddy of all surfing competitions. But did you know the prestigious contest was once called Men Who Ride Mountains? Since then, "men" and "titans" have been basically interchangeable...until now. It seems there may be lady titans in our future.

Foodie Agenda: Frito Pie Churros at Staff Meal + Wine Tasting at Crissy Field

Plan your meals, snacks, and tastings for the next handful of days with Foodie Agenda.

Balance Your Chi With a Boozy, Life-Affirming Chakra Cocktail

What happens when you combine soul-balancing elixirs with vodka? Enter chakra cocktails. Happy hour just got a little more meaningful.

San Francisco's Best Specialty Cleaners, Alterations, and Repair Services

Have a beloved pair of shoes on their last leg? Or a white blazer with an unfortunate Cab stain? We've rounded up the top specialty garment cleaners and repair services in San Francisco to get your favorite pieces back in action. 

Celebs You Didn't Know Were From Oakland

Sure, you can rattle off Too $hort, Billie Joe Armstrong, Angela Davis, and Jack London, but did you know about these famous peeps who grew up in The Town? 

Secret Recipe: Sink Your Teeth Into 1760's Classic Pork Sisig

Leaving Sausalito's acclaimed Sushi Ran for San Francisco's struggling 1760 was the best decision Chef Carl Foronda ever made. Well, it was the best decision for 1760, anyway, which is having a revival thanks to Foronda's global flavors. And we're not compaining...have you tried the pork sisig yet?

Get Your Athleisure on at Sweatbar's Cow Hollow Pop-Up

In a city where gym clothes are acceptable streetwear, fashionable women can't get enough of the trend-turned-staple that is athleisure—activewear geared toward taking you from barre to bar in style. Now you can shop splashily printed leggings and sports bras to your hearts' content at Sweatbar's pop-up shop in Cow Hollow.

In Sydney, Mardi Gras Means a Fabulous LGBT Pride Parade

In the United States (and most of the world), Mardi Gras celebrates Fat Tuesday, the day before the fasting period of Lent begins, when gluttony and over-indulgence are encouraged and celebrated in the streets with colorful beads and costumes—we're looking at you, New Orleans. In Australia, however, Mardi Gras happens closer to Easter, doesn't involve enormous amounts of food, and doesn't even take place on a Tuesday. Confused? So were we. 

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