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Use RelayRides for All Your Labor Day Weekend Adventures

It seems like everyone is going some where this Labor Day Weekend, so don't get left in the dust! It's not too late to rent a car for any adventure you have in mind, via RelayRides, an awesome car-sharing marketplace where you essentially rent cars from your neighbors.

TappBooks, a Marketplace for College Students to Exchange Textbooks

Around a year ago, we started following the fortunes of a pair of young East Bay entrepreneurs–Eva Sasson and Justin Mardjuki–as they launched their company, TappMob, run by college students, for college students.

Earlier this week, I caught up with them just as they were about to return for their junior years at Barnard College (Columbia), and the Wharton School (Penn).

They’ve expanded their team to “around fifteen” at colleges around the country, including Stanford and U-C, Berkeley, and have just launched a new product, TappBooks.

Two Gallants Time Travel to the 90s, Play Amoeba In-Store Today

Are those Eddie Vedder-esque screechy, warbled vocals we hear? Maybe it’s Smashing Pumpkins riffage? No, wait that’s Nirvana’s sing-song playfulness from “Plateau”. We’ll just come out and say it–it’s Two Gallants’ first album in five years, The Bloom and the Blight (ATO Records) and they’ve time travelled to borrow sound from that hedonistic decade of in-your-face and economic surplus known as the 90s. Good times! Everyone’s a winner here.

Brand New Wineries and Experiences in Napa Valley

Despite significant obstacles, there are new brick and mortar wineries popping up in Napa Valley, and we’ve found the latest and greatest. So take pleasure in knowing that you’ll be the first of your friends to hear about these hot new spots, and try them out!

A Superb San Francisco Spring Wedding

Tanya Marino & Tom Casey were married in the spring of this year. They decided on a classic San Francisco wedding at the Grace Cathedral with the reception held at the SF Fairmont.

Upper Haight, Meet Sebastopol's Hippies, Thrift Stores, and Beer

Sebastopol walks a narrow line between quirky-cool and not-so-hippie-chic. In fact, had the Upper Haight not become such a theme park itself, you could easily 
imagine it might look a lot like this Sonoma County town.

Where Fairy Tales and the Country’s Oldest Wildlife Refuge Meet (in Oakland!)

This is our weekly guest-blog post from the moms behind Red Tricycle, a site that focuses on the "lighter side" of parenting. Every week, they'll be bringing us their picks of stuff to do around the Bay Area with kids.

The Weeknighter: Tosca

Weekends are for amateurs. Weeknights are for pros. That's why each week Stuart Schuffman will be exploring a different San Francisco bar, giving you the lowdown on how and where to do your weeknight right. From the most creative cocktails to the best happy hours, Stuart's taking you along on his weeknight adventures into the heart of the City's nightlife. So, who wants a drink?

Need a Labor Day Weekend Plan? Check Out the Sausalito Arts Festival

Every week, we'll be featuring a guest post from the travel writers behind Worth the Drive, a blog featuring nearby getaways, festivals, and sweet travel deals on NBC Bay Area.

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