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Cannabis Insider: Pitching Pot in the Twitter Building

A local marijuana reporter opens his notebook and shares all the latest gossip and happenings from the San Francisco Bay Area's budding cannabis social scene. Here's what's happening this month.

8 Ride-Sharing Apps That Are Cheaper/Nicer/Eco-Friendlier Than Uber

Getting to work. For many in the city, it's still the same old hassle it’s always been. If you don’t have a plush tech bus at your disposal, perhaps it’s time to check out some of the new ride-sharing startups that are paving the way for a better commute.

SFMOMA's New Restaurant, Helmed by Chef Corey Lee, Will Be Amazing

As if our anticipation for the new SFMOMA isn’t already super-high, they just announced plans for a ground floor restaurant. And it will be amazing.

Tiny Trees, Deep Roots: The History of Bonsai in the Bay Area

To walk through the Japanese-styled wooden doors on the Northern inlet of Oakland’s Lake Merritt is to enter another world. The landscape is checkered with trees that are bent and wired to mimic what one might see in nature—that is, if everything in nature were just a few feet tall. This, the volunteer-run Bonsai Garden Lake Merrit (BGLM), is among the Bay Area’s few remaining places to celebrate the treasured ancient art form of Japanese bonsai. 

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.

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