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.
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.
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?
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.
Wednesday, May 9
I split up with my longterm live-in boyfriend last year, and toward the end of the relationship, when things were going progressively downhill, I cheated on him and managed to keep it a secret. At the time it felt freeing, but now that I look back with more perspective, I feel horrible for betraying his trust. I feel like I've ruined the memories of our good years together by breaking my commitment at the end. I can't seem to forgive myself. Help.
Instead of a store-bought card and a handful of roses, why not treat Mom to some delightful comestibles and luxurious pampering this Sunday? And what better place to treat Mother on her day than along or near the shores of Lake Tahoe?
Joy Sterling does not take her responsibility lightly. As the proprietor of Iron Horse Vineyards, she understands and fully embraces the burden on sparkling wine to make special occasions more special, birthdays happier and wedding toasts toastier. Indeed, few opportunities to celebrate are lost on her. Earlier this year, the people of China were the lucky recipients of nearly nine hundred cases of wine she made specifically for The Year of the Dragon. Now, she is bringing the party a little closer to home.
Missing Teatro ZinZanni? Come be fabulous for a weekend with their premiere dinner cabaret show in Seattle, and let their wild and fabulous new show, ¡Caliente!, inject some Latin flavor in your life. Sound good? How about letting us get you and a pal in for free, plus a one-night stay at the swanky Maxwell Hotel?
Essential SF knowledge in your inbox
Sign up for our email newsletters for the latest on local food, culture, style, tech, and more.