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Indulge Yourself at Red Car Wine Company's Funky Magnum PI-Themed Wine Tasting Party

If you haven’t heard the buzz about one the newest (and hottest) tasting rooms in Wine Country, then you should head up to West Sonoma County on Saturday, August 25th from 2:00 – 6:00 pm for Red Car Wine Company’s Magnum P.I. Party.

A Fabulous Fall Wedding in San Francisco

For Lindsay and Doug, the most important part of their wedding was keeping it intimate, inviting only family and very close friends. Knowing San Francisco summer weather always consists of fog and biting wind, they opted for a fall wedding, hoping the typical Indian Summer would prevail.

Two Sense: Did I Overreact When My Boyfriend Cyber-Stalked Me?

My boyfriend, who lives in Hong Kong, just visited me here in SF. A few days into his stay he confronted me with his iPad, with which he had been tracking the location of my cell phone from Hong Kong. I was shocked. He even showed me a map from a few weeks before when I was in Palo Alto with a friend. The map clearly showed a little icon with my name on it, right at my friend’s address. My BF wanted to know who the friend was and why I hadn’t mentioned it to him. I, in turn, told him to leave immediately and lose my number. Later, my techie friend told me it’s because I had turned on the “Find My iPhone” setting. Apparently, all he needed was my Apple ID to track me—which he of course knew, since I used it all the time to download from iTunes. Did I overreact?

Drink Here Now: 5 Places to Sip This Week

1. Mission Rock Resort Opens: The newest spot from the owners of MoMo's and Pete's Tavern, located in the former Kelly's Mission Rock Cafe off 3rd Street in the Dogpatch, has plenty to offer: Sizable decks, gorgeous bay views, regular sunshine, and pre- or post-Giants game convenience. The cocktail menu includes approachable concoctions like the Pearry Francois (pear vodka, ginger liqueur, St. Germain, sauvignon blanc, housemade ginger beer; $11) and the Kappa's Fire Island (pisco, pineapple, cilantro, serrano chile; $11), and for weekend brunch, they're offering $16 bottomless mimosas (with your choice of orange, grapefruit, cranberry, or pineapple juice). Play ball. Daily, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., 817 Terry A. Francois Blvd., Dogpatch.

Wineries Where You Can Spend the Night

Wineries Where you can Spend the Night

Why spend the night at a hotel, when you could stay the weekend at a winery? Here are our favorite wineries that have guesthouses or inns for true fans like you.

Sound Installations Rule This Month's Gallery Shows

Sound tends to take a backseat to the visual in gallery exhibitions. This weekend, however, two high-profile shows turn to the sonic, as Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon transforms Eli Ridgway gallery through a series of “audible confrontations” and Tyson Vogel, of folk rock duo Two Gallants, opens house after a month-long residency at Ever Gold. Listen up.

Win Tickets to 7x7's 2012 Style Council Party!

Welcome to Ticket Tuesdays, a new weekly chance for you to score entry to some of the hottest shows in the Bay Area.

Our Favorite Tahoe Watering Holes

A trip up to Lake Tahoe is generally an active one. The expansive mountain terrain, the shimmering lake, the crisp alpine air all beckon a visitor to come outside and do something.

But there comes a time when you all you want to do is kick back and relax – preferably with an ice cold adult beverage close at hand – and reflect on your adventures. The following are five establishments that cater perfectly to your post-recreational leisure time.

Best Live Music Picks of the Week, Post-Outside Lands Edition

“Hair of the dog” applies to music addicts, not just your neighborhood lush. Best way to fight the Outside Lands 2012 hangover is getting right back on the live music horse. Here are four concerts that should do the trick:

San Francisco Brewers and Their Saison Styles

The late Michael Jackson (the Beer Hunter, not the pop music icon) once dismayed that Saison style beers were becoming scarce to the point of vanishing altogether. He would be heartened to learn that this classic beer style has not only been revived, but is thriving in ways he could hardly imagine–particularly in San Francisco.

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