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Date Night: What To Do Around The Regency Ballroom

Date Night: What To Do Around The Regency Ballroom

If you want to have a successful excursion in this town, you need a plan—and it better be a good one. Since it's not always easy to strike that perfect balance between "pre-game" drink, food and a show, we bring you the Date Night series — a block-by-block guide to weekend itineraries that only require one parking space. For this weekend's crawl, we'll tell you where to go after a show at The Regency Ballroom on the Tenderloin's Van Ness border. 

Stuff the Bay Area Says

Stuff the Bay Area Says

Making the rounds this week is the long-awaited "Sh*t San Franciscans Say" to accompany all those other "Sh*t ____ Say" videos you've been emailing, Tweeting, Tumblring and Facebooking on repeat the past few months.

How to Turn a Brand's Best Customer into a Viral Advocate

Extole Focuses on Turning a Brand's Best Customers into Viral Advocates

Confronted with the need to try and market their products and reach new customers in this radically new media landscape, it's easy for businesses to feel overwhelmed. Extole is one San Francisco startup that focuses on this problem. 

Men's Look of the Week: 10 Ultra Manly iPad + Tablet Cases

Rugged. Handsome. Functional. Everything you'd want in a tablet case, no? With clever new designs and materials like aircraft-grade aluminum (#5), premium selvage denim (#6), and re-purposed WWII canvas (#9) being used to protect your precious cargo, tablet cases are now more manly than ever. 

A Dad-To-Be Learns Sewing 101

A Dad-To-Be Takes Sewing 101 at Workshop SF

When I was a little kid, my mom used to make clothes for me and the rest of my siblings. Most of what we wore was homemade, from our mittens and hats to our Easter Sunday suits, complete with blazers and matching shorts.

Now, my wife is pregnant with our first child, and the plan is for me to be the stay-at-home dad. Which means that if I want to continue the family tradition, I have no option but to learn how to sew.

Bikers, Get Your San Francisco Giants Cycling Jersey

San Francisco Giants Cycling Jersey

While the rest of the country may be celebrating some other Giants’ win (boo!), we in San Francisco know what it really means to have a winning Giants team. Our boys in black and orange report for their first workout in less than a month, which means it’s time to shake off the football blues and get excited for baseball. I found just the thing to lift my sports spirits (and encourage my biking obsession)—San Francisco Giants cycling jersey.

Capacitor: Art and Science Dance to Save The World

Capacitor: Art and Science Dance to Save The World

Always looking for new ways to help save the ocean, here's one I hadn't heard of. Capacitor is a San Francisco-based interdisciplinary dance company known for mind blowing, visually stunning performances. Think Cirque du Soleil, on a smaller scale. Aerial dancers and contortionists are regular performers, but it's their involvement with members of the scientific community that makes non-profit Capacitor something to watch and listen to.

The Bay Area’s Best Drama Classes for Kids

The Bay Area’s Best Drama Classes for Kids

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.

Almost Three Decades After Debut, Macworld Now Eyes Mobile

Almost Three Decades After Debut, Macworld Persists, Now Eyeing Mobile

It’s hard not to become a bit nostalgic on the eve of this year’s Macworld convention, the first since Steve Jobs died.

After all, it was 28 years ago this month that Jobs unveiled the very first Mac at the first-ever of these events.

A Very San Francisco Wedding in Old St. Mary's Cathedral

The bride, Cassandra Vivers, arrived in an authentic San Francisco trolley, and the ceremony was held at Old St. Mary's next to Chinatown. The newlyweds held the reception at the historic Presidio Film Centre. Luckily, Cassandra is a planner for the same company who catered/planned this event. The get-away car was a vintage, convertible Mercedes Benz, with romantic license plates reading "02 4 U." Her shoes were glitter turquoise pumps with red finishes, while Connor Ogara's, her groom, tie sported a "lucky horse shoes" print. Tablescapes featuring hardy flowers burst with bright orange color palette and linens were "Williamsburg" print in blue.

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