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Live Music This Week: Jamie xx, Young Thug, Beirut & More

Listen up, music fans. Here are the best live shows in the Bay Area this week.

Introducing the Switch, aka The Netflix and Chill Button

What if, at the flip of a single switch, you could turn down the lights, order your dinner, silence your phone, and queue up a movie? Nerds, rejoice: At this year's World Maker Faire, Netflix debuted its prototype for “The Switch.” 

We Wanna Be Friends With Jacqueline Palmer, Founder of A Design Lifestyle

Interior designer Jacqueline Palmer is a woman with a beautiful vision. In 2014, the soft-spoken Santa Cruz native launched her celebrated blog, A Design Lifestyle; a whirlwind year later, she quit a steady gig creating multi-million-dollar interiors for private clients to design for people like herself.

Neighborhood Guide: What to Do in Mid-Market

Over the past few years, a slew of developments along San Francisco’s grandest thoroughfare has led to the recent minting of a shiny new Mid-Market neighborhood. The seven-block stretch of Market Street, between Van Ness and 5th Street, is relishing renewed vitality, with the openings of killer markets, restaurants, bars, culture and more. Here's your Mid-Market to-do list.

5 Topics Everyone Will Be Discussing Over Brunch

Snowden returns to the scene, killer bees pose a threat, and more news from the past week.

How to Spend 50 Perfect Hours in Santa Clara

On July 17, 2014, Santa Clara sprung into the minds of football fans everywhere when the home base for the San Francisco 49ers relocated to Levis Stadium from Candlestick Park. Today, visitors are flocking to the city not only to check out the state-of-the-art stadium but also to enjoy the many other attractions the destination has to offer.

Bay Area Food Stars Come Out to Eat, Drink, and Be Literary

Litquake salutes the pairing of books and food with a daylong celebration featuring nationally-acclaimed chefs and authors.

Weekend Guide: Hardly Strictly, Knowland Park Walk, and Chipotle Gaming

No plans this weekend? Don't worry, we've got you covered. 

5 Signs That El Niño May Be Coming

Gather ye rain boots and emergency bottled water while ye may. The signs are beginning to point to a serious El Niño this winter. Here's what to watch out for.

Neighborhood Guide: What to Do in Cow Hollow

Sandwiched between the Marina and Pacific Heights, Cow Hollow is a stroll down shopping lane for yoga pant-wearing ladies with strollers and small dogs. The main drag, Union Street between Divisadero and Laguna, is great for a walk, with plenty of restaurants, bars, coffee and juice shops to stop and refuel.

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