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Get Down at This Week's SFMOMA Modern Ball

SFMOMA Modern Ball preview

If you're going to drop big bucks on one event this month (and there are a lot of options!), the SFMOMA's Modern Ball 2012 should be at the top of your list.

The Real Scoop On Two New Local Cookbooks

The Real Scoop

This month, two of the city's top ice cream shops debut their cookbooks—each with a very distinctive personality. We dish the highlights. You pick your flavor.

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...

5 Great Portland Picnic Spots

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)

The 7 Best Neighborhoods in 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

A Wedding Under the Redwoods

A Wedding Under the Redwoods

When Ivan met Irene on 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.”

Weekend Getaway to Mendocino, Northern California's Other Wine Country

Roederer Estate Mendocino

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.

This Week in Local Music News

This Week in Local Music News

Both E-40 and Young Prisms represent the Bay in the national music press by getting their latest albums reviewed by Pitchfork. E-40's The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil 1, 2, & 3 emerges triumphant. [via Pitchfork]

Parking Quiz Answers! SFMTA vs. SF Giants

Parking Quiz Answers! SFMTA vs. SF Giants

Just before lunch, we asked you to put SFMTA up against SF Giants in a battle of numbers. Here are the answers!

Contribute to our 4/20 Playlist!

Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park

Happy 4/20 everyone! To help you get in the groove of today's counterculture celebration, we've created a special playlist, and we want your contributions!

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