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Halloween Haunts in the South Bay

Winchester Mystery House San Jose

October has arrived and the official countdown to Halloween is on. While you’re busy trying to decide on this year’s costume, there’s a scary number of blood curdling Halloween activities planned in the South Bay to get you in the terrified mood.

This Week's Hottest Events: International Orange, David Byrne and St. Vincent, and the Bridge School Benefit

Missoni Home Sale at ATYS
The international specialty shop, which features unique products designed by architects and designers from around the world, is having their annual Missoni Home sale just in time to redecorate for the fall season. With deals as good as 15% off home products, it's the right time to invest in a few more plush blankets and home decor.
When: Mon. 10/15–Wed. 10/31
Where: ATYS, 2149B Union St., and other selected Missoni Home retailers

Treasure Island Music Fest: Sunday Funday Photos

Sunday's weather was just as glorious as Saturday's at Treasure Island. The music changed, but there was no shortage of people out enjoying every bit of it. If the music didn't keep you busy, there was plently of beer, wine, food of all sorts and a DIY tent where you could make arts and crafts. See if you can find yourself in one of our photos!

Street Style Report: Top Looks from the Treasure Island Music Festival

Oh, Treasure Island Music Festival.

We went, indulged in music, ate lots of Seoul on Wheels, and people watched like crazy. In line with the fantastic weather, we saw a lot of fun festival looks. Here are five we particularly loved. 

Treasure Island Music Festival: The Music, Photos and Review

For all the murmurings about an underwhelming 2012 lineup, there were few moments of meh over the weekend at the latest installment of Treasure Island Music Festival. This year may have lacked the weightier punch of past headlining acts such as LCD Soundsystem, Death Cab for Cutie, Justice or the Flaming Lips, but remember that bands have a way of appearing larger in the rearview mirror. When history judges the 2012 T.I. lineup, we’ll shake our heads and say Damn, we had it so good.

The Good

Toro y Moi, Saturday, Tunnel Stage

Treasure Island Music Festival: Saturday's Scene

Treasure Island music fest kicked off Saturday with amazing music and weather. Music goers came out to dance their asses off and take in the scene. Where you there? Look for your photo in the gallery.

Hot 30: Iso Rabins of Forage SF

Iso Rabins

It’s Indian summer in San Francisco, and temperatures are on the rise. As are the local luminaries in our annual Hot 20, er . . . Hot 30. That’s right. We were so impressed by the crop of talent and brains moving the needle this year—in fields as diverse as technology, music, education, sports, and arts—that we added 10 bright stars to our list.

In Photos: Seven Days of San Francisco Music

This town knows music. On any given night, you can find whatever genre you're jonesing to hear, sing, or dance along with. Here's a taste of what happened in the San Francisco music scene the past seven days...

Day Trip Alert! Our Must-See Picks for Carmel's Art and Film Fest

Carmel Art and Film Festival

Weekend warriors looking for things to do outside of the city have their work cut out for them this weekend Just a short drive down the 101 will drop them smack in the middle of Carmel-by-the-Sea (just Carmel to the locals) for the 4th annual Carmel Art and Film Festival, one of the best excuses this time of the year to visit the charming seaside community which, in truth, should need none to draw a crowd.

The Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: Hicks Valley Loop

Hick Valley Map

This nearly thirty six-mile loop through northeast Marin can satisfy the needs of a variety of cyclists. Just completed a century or long road race? Then this mellow cruise to Nicasio via the Hicks Valley makes a great recovery ride. Are you a beginning cyclist looking for something slightly more challenging? Once again, just what the spin doctor ordered. Want a leisurely ride in the country with a couple of great spots to have lunch? Right this way.

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