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One of the Coolest Parks for Bay Area Kids

 One of the Coolest Parks for Bay Area 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.

Drink Here Now: 5 Places to Sip This Week

1. Heaven's Dog Launches New Cocktail Menu: Though it's the least touted member of Charles Phan's empire, Heaven's Dog (pictured at left) has a lot in common with its ultra-popular Valencia sister, Wo Hing General Store, including a nouvelle-Chinese menu and top-notch cocktails. To match Wo Hing pina-colada master Brooke Arthur, Heaven's Dog has brought on Rickhouse alum Trevor Easter, who's significantly altered Erik Adkins' original menu while maintaining a focus on drinks inspired by Charles Baker's 1939 Gentlemen's Companion.

A Spicy Mexican Wedding in the South Bay

For this autumn wedding, the bride and groom added touches of their Mexican heritage to spice up the event. 

Girls Gone Solo: Three Worthy One-Woman Shows

Marilyn Pittman It's all the Rage

The city has no shortage of big Broadway-type productions in gorgeous old theaters. But, often it's the indie theater little guys who deserve, want, and need the support of the masses. We're looking forward to these three upcoming solo shows performed by our talented and funny female brethren:

Marilyn Pittman is a great actress. Her one-woman solo performance It's All the Rage impressively balances comedy with tragedy in a compelling and hilarious (yes, hilarious) rendition of murder-suicide.

The Top 5 Things to Do in Wine Country This Month

 The Top 5 Things to Do in Wine Country This Month

Spring ushers in fair weather for outdoor culinary adventures and flea market crawls, and awakens the senses with eye-popping color from farmers markets to art exhibits. Here are our picks for the best things to do in Wine Country this month.

Where to Take the Family in Santa Rosa

Where to Take the Family in Santa Rosa

Head north over the Golden Gate and in about an hour you’ll find yourself rolling into Santa Rosa. The biggest city between San Francisco and Portland, it’s an easy daytrip, but packed with enough activities to easily fill a weekend or two. Add in a professional cycling road race, the Amgen Tour of California, and it has all the makings of a great family getaway.

Photos: City View at METREON Remodel Unveiling

On May 3, the popular event space with the famed breathtaking views atop 135 Fourth St. showed off a dazzling renovation. The City View at METREON Showcase welcomed event professionals, planners, and VIP guests to unveil a major remodel of its modern-luxe interior and coveted garden terrace.

 

The Weeknighter: Martuni's

The Weeknighter: Martuni's

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?

Four Weekend Art Shows to Stretch Your Brain With

Four Weekend Art Shows to Stretch You Brain With

Before next week’s fairs throw the SF gallery scene into a veritable art blizzard, take this weekend to catch some incredible exhibitions on the usual, somewhat more relaxed, terms. From a unique video-only exhibition to a feast of tenacious conceptual art, there will be more than enough to keep you busy.

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