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Holiday Bike Ride: A Loop Around Sonoma Mountain

This week's ultimate bike ride starts in the small Sonoma County town of Penngrove. The ride has two variations—one easy, one challenging—both of which offer over 36 miles of lovely Wine Country riding. 

A Perfect Winter Weekend in Nevada City and Grass Valley

Two Room Inn in Nevada City

Tucked into the forested foothills of Gold Country, the small towns of Nevada City and Grass Valley are about 40 minutes from North Lake Tahoe down windy Highway 20. For a winter getaway these little towns do the holidays right: from Nevada City's charming Victorian Christmas to cozy winery tasting rooms you'll probably want to stay longer than a weekend.

Live Music This Week: Dead and Company, White Panda & Brian Setzer Orchestra

ICYMI: Earlier this year, The Elbo Room faced eviction, but ownership recently announced on Facebook that they have extended their lease through January 1, 2018. Win! 

5 Snowy Reasons to Head to Park City, Utah this Winter

Once a rough-and-tumble silver mining town, Utah's Park City has transformed itself into one of the best ski destinations in the West.

Where to Get Tamales for Christmas in the Bay Area

If you don't have a Mexican grandmother/mother of your own, here's where to get the best tamales in the Bay Area to unwrap on Christmas Eve. 

All Aboard for a Loveboat Wedding in SF

Mark and Thomas met on Myspace about 10 years ago (that's a story within itself), and began planning their San Francisco Bay-inspired wedding before Prop 8 was even overturned.

Mark, being the perfectionist, documented every last detail of their wedding in an Excel spreadsheet. With every floral petal, pressed table cloth, and guest acccounted for, Mark and Thomas were sure to have a beautiful seascape event. 

Check Out the Best Local Holiday Chocolates

Only one week remains until Christmas!  Here’s what some of our local confectioners and chocolate-makers are offering for the holidays.

Give a Little Bit (More) with Gifts that Give Back

Revive your generosity with presents with a charitable bent for everyone on your list, and take your rightful spot on the nice list.

Secret Recipe: Juhu Beach Club's Masala Chai Tea

There's something about masala chai that just warms our hearts, and we can't think of a better blend than the spiced goodness being served at Oakland's Juhu Beach Club. Now you can get the same feeling at home with the JBC official recipe. Feel free to add bourbon or dark rum for a holiday treat!

The Best Private Dining Rooms In San Francisco

Want something a bit more special this holiday season for you and your friends? Nab a reservation at one of these choice private dining rooms in San Francisco. Clink, clink.

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