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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.

Shop Talk: Ernest Alexander Opens in Hayes Valley + Common Scents Goes Digital

If it's a fashionable way to spend, and happening in the Bay Area, we're talking about it in Shop Talk.

Style Council 2015: Meet Heather Day, Abstract Artist

Heather Day is hungry for life experiences. An abstract artist with deep environmental and social awareness, she regularly escapes into the wild and silent woods or any natural spot, and seeks connections with people who inspire her.

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.

Style Council 2015: Meet Emily Holt, Editrix + Entrepreneur

By her own estimate, Vogue editor-turned-fashion-entrepreneur Emily Holt, 37, wears about 45 percent of her New York closet here in San Francisco. “I work from home now, so it’s a lot of flats, jeans and sweaters,” she says with a shrug in her cozy Ocean Beach home.

6 Female Sommeliers Talk Wine, Passion, and Disrupting a Male-Dominated Field

Ten years ago, if you asked to speak to the sommelier of a restaurant, it's likely an older gentleman would make his way to your table to discuss varietals. In recent years, however, women have succeeded in disrupting the traditionally male-dominated industry.

Style Council 2015: Andre Iguodala, Warriors All-Star + Style Director

Andre Iguodala needs no introduction. The NBA All-Star and Golden State Warriors shooting guard slam-dunked his way into basketball history this June when he defended the basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA championship to bring home the trophy. And he made Lebron James cry

Jean-Michel Othoniel Installs 'La Rose des Vents' Sculpture at SF's Conservatory of Flowers (VIDEO)

San Francisco will sparkle a little brighter this fall thanks to a pair of dazzling new artworks from renowned Parisian artist Jean-Michel Othoniel. Two large-scale sculptures were installed last week: La Rose des Vents at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, and  Peony, The Knot of Shame at 836M Gallery.

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