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Five Things to Do in Wine Country in September

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A major art installation at HALL, a harvest grape stomp at design icon Clos Pegase, Alexander Valley like you’ve never seen it before at Jordan Winery and new openings, all happening in Wine Country this month.

Open House Alert: A Mid-Century Berkeley Classic with Killer Views

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Where: 1070 Keeler Avenue, Berkeley
When: Sunday, September 8 from 2 to 4 pm

Drew Barrymore's Adventure In Winemaking Is a Family Affair

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As a child actress negotiating life in the spotlight, Drew Barrymore felt worlds away from the realm of family crests and the privilege they symbolized. But for her latest venture as the steward of her eponymous wine label, Barrymore has embraced her family legacy, reviving a symbol created by her grandfather, silver screen legend John Barrymore.

Oakland's Temescal Alley is a Design Diamond in the Rough

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A creek once ran through the Oakland neighborhood of Temescal. While long gone, if you look in this neighborhood’s back alleys, you can find a strong current of urban renewal that is feeding the community in ways the old water way could not.

Past Meets Present In Deconstructed San Francisco Victorian

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As an architect, Jennifer Tulley would look at building sites and bemoan the waste. “So much good lumber is thrown out,” she says. She always wanted to find a way to reuse the wood, and she found her chance in this Castro District home.

Open House Obsession: Preview Amir Mortazavi's New Project in Cow Hollow Tonight

Photo Credit: Woodruff & Miller

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When: Today, August 22 from 4:30 to 7:30 pm/Sunday, August 25 from 1 to 4:30 pm

Adventurous First-Time Homeowners Chose a Mission Creek Houseboat

Photo by Drew Kelly

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For a pair of adventurous first-time homeowners, building the perfect house was a matter of knowing what floats their boat.

Go Inside the New Zazu Kitchen + Farm at The Barlow in Sebastopol

Zazu Sebastopol

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Chef Duskie Estes is known nationally as a fearless Next Iron Chef contender but at heart, she’s a hometown girl.

Good Lord! Inside A Former Church Transformed in Seven Days

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The Bible has it that the world was created in just under a week—and interior designer Chris Miniello’s transformation of a former church in San Francisco in only seven days seems almost as miraculous.

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