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Enchanting Butterfly Gardens and Sanctuaries in the Bay Area

Enchanting Butterfly Gardens and Sanctuaries in the Bay Area

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.

Photos: Stuff Introduces New Showroom Expansion with Studio 54 Shout-Out

On March 23rd, San Francisco's design aficionados converged on the Deco Ghetto—San Francisco's vibrantly evolving furnishings district—to attend a fabulous classic disco-themed party at the decidedly unstuffy Stuff showroom (150 Valencia St.)

Foodie Tours in Sacramento

Local Roots Food Tours

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.

The Weeknighter: 15 Romolo

The Weeknighter: 15 Romolo

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?

The Movers and Shakers Behind SF's Innovative Sharing Economy

The Movers and Shakers in SF's Sharing Economy

What’s sexy about sharing? 
Unused value equals waste. 
Sharing provides the opportunity to identify waste and convert it 
to value.

The Cost of Living in SF, Compared with Our Big-City Brethren

City Bucks

For those of us waiting for that dot-com money barrel to spring a leak and trickle down to the masses, the cost of living in San Francisco can be troubling. But compared to some other well-to-do towns, particularly LA and New York, we’re actually doing pretty well.

Photos: 7x7 Spring 2012 Nightlife Guide Launch at The Brixton

On March 8th—a surprisingly but appropriately warm and sunny day in San Francisco's famed Marina District—7x7 celebrated the Spring 2012 edition of its comprehensive pocket-guide to the City's vibrant nightlife culture with a lovely event at cover establishment, The Brixton (2140 Union St.)

Drink Here Now: 5 Places to Sip This Week

1. Fish & Farm's New Happy Hour: Fish & Farm, the restaurant in the Mark Twain Hotel off Union Square, is hoping to lure a few locals with a new happy hour focused on sustainable bites. On offer: $3 craft brews, $5 wine by the glass, and 2-for-1 featured cocktails like the Crystal Skull 14 (Crystal Head vodka, Cynar, agave nectar, lime, and allspice, topped with burnt orange), which recently won a Crystal Head vodka cocktail competition. Pair your drink with $3 bites like juicy pork skewers, housemade market pickles, or fish tacos. (Daily, 4-6 pm, at Fish & Farm, Mark Twain Hotel, 339 Taylor St., Union Square.)

Luxurious Flower Delivery to Your Door by H.Bloom


Admit it. Flowers brighten a room and a spirit, no matter how jaded you may be. Whether it’s your birthday, you just ran a marathon, or you need a pick me up, somebody wanted to send a symbol of you on the mind. And sending flowers is an unexpected gesture that will make anybody's day. For unmatched beauty and skilled design, H.Bloom ups the ante of flower delivery while keeping the process simple and accessible.

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