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See Basil Racuk Create a Special Handbag for Our Editor in Chief

Born of Argentinean musicians and raised in a “funky household,” Mission-based leather goods designer and burner Basil Racuk is intent upon “the idea of embodying your life.” He shares this principle with his clients by engaging them in his bespoke process, where bags and accessories are custom-crafted through the well-honed art of conversation, the openness of creative minds, and the dexterity of Racuk’s two hands.

Q&A With "About A Boy" Author Nick Hornby

British author Nick Hornby’s obsessions with music and sports have been well reflected in About a Boy, High Fidelity, and a slew of other writings, but recently, the auteur has delved into different themes: He wrote the screenplay for Wild, the film starring Reese Witherspoon based on Cheryl Strayed’s bestseller; and his new novel, Funny Girl, centers on a woman who unexpectedly achieves fame in 1960s London when she becomes the star of a wildly popular BBC comedy series. 

5 Topics Everyone Will Be Discussing Over Brunch

Ghostbusters Reboot Sets All-Female Cast, Release Date, Rollingstone

NIMBY Wants SF Slip 'N' Slide Banned

Because, alas, fun must be killed in San Francisco seemingly at every turn, an effort is underway to put the kibosh on San Francisco's upcoming 1,000-foot waterslide. Whose dry idea is this? A concerned citizen (understandably) worried about said slide's massive water consumption. 

Weekend Guide: Pop-Up Yoga, New Topshop Line, & More

Only one more day until you're free to enjoy these weekend activities. 

Q&A With Filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom

Jennifer Siebel Newsom — director, producer, screenwriter, actress, speaker, mother of three, and wife to Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom — was at 2015 Sundance Film Festival to promote The Mask You Live In, the follow up to Miss Representation. The filmmaker talks to us about her latest documentary, redefining society’s definition of masculinity, and how we as individuals can set in motion a more responsible way to determine a man's "manliness." 

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Batkid Movie Starring Julia Roberts is Happening

You might remember Miles Scott, former leukemia patient, the five-year-old who captured San Francisco's heart with a wish to be Batman for just one day. Well, now he's getting the Hollywood treatment. 

Road 22 Founders Give Former Inmates a Fresh Start

Named for the stretch of blacktop that leads out of the women’s prison in Chowchilla, CA, Road 22 is an SF-based fashion label with a plot twist inspired by Orange is the New Black—the Emmy-winning Netflix dramedy about women serving time in federal penitentiary.

Hearts After Dark: Party For a Cause at AT&T Park

Hearts After Dark

Even though Giants season is several long months away, AT&T Park will swing back into action next month with the much-anticipated annual Hearts After Dark fundraiser. Every year, over 1,000 philanthropically-minded young professionals flock to the annual fete for an evening of cocktails, dancing, and general revelry, all in support of the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation.

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