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...
Every summer during July and August, Portland tries to make up for the soggy punishment the Pacific Northwest doles out during the year's other 10 months. When those blessed few weeks of temperatures in the 80s and 90s show up, there's only one thing to do - dig out your picnic basket and head to one of these five amazing Portland picnic spots.
Overlook Park (North Portland)
Picking the best neighborhood in Portland is completely subjective. Want great food? Portland has it. How about state-of-the-art public transportation? Check. But you can't have it all, or at least not all at the same time. Choosing your neighborhood comes down to priorities. Willing to take a lively nightlife with a little more crime? Or live in a boring neighborhood that will make your dog or kids happy? This guide will help you decide.
Best Public Transit: DOWNTOWN
When Ivan met Irene on Match.com and took her out for coffee and dinner, he didn’t immediately know it would be forever, but he was hopeful. “I’d had a lackluster dating life fraught with disaster,” says the doctor. “But this turned out to be the best date I’d had in a long, long time.”
Whenever there's a discussion about Northern California wine country, it typically revolves around Napa or Sonoma. However, just north of Sonoma is an often-overlooked wine region: Mendocino County.
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