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Opening: Graphic Novelist Daniel Clowes Gets Real in Oakland

Opening: Graphic Novelist Daniel Clowes Gets Real in Oakland

Oakland-based Daniel Clowes is one of the world’s most acclaimed and respected graphic novelists. Now, you can check out some of his most famous characters and works at the Oakland Museum of California’s newest exhibit.

Designer Combines Hand-Lettering and Bay Area Cuisine at Curiosity Shoppe's New Art Show

Bok choy, asparagus, avocado, chicken parts...and a talented sign painter. Mash it up and what do you get? Berkeley artist Heather Diane Hardison's delicious new show, Illustrated Bites, at the Curiosity Shoppe.

Fling into Spring at Wine Country’s Swankiest Spots

Fling into Spring at Wine Country’s Swankiest Spots

While the yo-yo weather of spring threatens to rain on your parade these swanky spots give you reason to rally. Whether you crave sleek designs and striking spaces or smooth wines and succulent bites, get ready to be enthralled by it all.

A Wooden Cabin in the Heart of Downtown SF

An Wooden Cabin in the Heart of Downtown SF

Looking for something awesome to do this weekend? We've seen a lot of cool things around SF in our days, but this one takes the cake.

Four Sweet SF Shops for Covet-Worthy Home Finds for Kids

 Four Sweet SF Shops for Covet-Worthy Home Finds for Kids

In need of modern finds for kids? Whether you're decking out a nursery or looking for a rad baby shower gift, these four SF shops carry sleek and chic toys, nursery decor, must-haves for babies, and cool kid's clothes. 

An SF Architect’s Approach to Book Shelves

Instead of a coffee table book, what about a book coffee table? Bay Area architect, artist and fabricator Lisa Finster is now custom creating what she calls the “Book Table.” She takes people’s favorite and different sized books and precisely fits them between panels of poplar—much like putting together pieces of a jigsaw puzzle.

Click here for the rest of the interview with Finster about her amazing art!

In One SF Block, 3 Stellar Home Stores

Every city has those magical blocks that, by chance, happen to house awesome store after awesome store. In San Francisco, there are plenty of these little gems. Lately, our favorite has been Valencia Street between 19th and 20th Streets.

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