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5 Steaming Bowls of Pho for the Rainy Nights Ahead

Nothing beats a bowl of noodle soup when the rain sets in. These San Francisco hot spots serve up some of the largest, steaming bowls of pho around, guaranteed to keep you nice and warm on these chilly SF nights.

Hide out With a Good Book at These Gorgeous Bay Area Libraries

There's something so awe-inspiring about a gorgeous library. These six local literary meccas are sure to make even the snobbiest bibliothecary go “damn."

A Sloth Festival Is Happening in SF this Summer

Try to contain your squeals of excitement (it's hard, we know), over the news that the Internet's favorite lazy animal is getting its own festival this summer. 

TED Talks Curator Chris Anderson to Promote New Book in the Bay Area

If anyone knows how to captivate an audience, it's Chris Anderson who, for the past 15 years as the curator of TED, has ushered some of the world’s best and brightest minds onto a stage set to send their insights into an online viral frenzy.

3 Iconic San Francisco Spots That Shaped Skateboarding History

As skateboarding’s popularity skyrocketed in the early 1990s, San Francisco became a hub for the sport’s progression and popularity and, in turn, home to some of the country's most iconic skate spots.

Turning Sand Into Diamonds: Alonzo King's Lines Ballet Opens to the Tune of Live Jazz

When all the dancers from Lines Ballet aggregate together on the stage, they exude a sort of diamond-like wattage. Standing there in their skimpy and shiny costumes—often unafraid to include eye-catching mesh—one is aware of how much sex and sexiness there is to be found in the modern and contemporary ballet of Alonzo King.

7x7's Friendly Guide to Cannabis: The Bay Area's Best Dispensaries, Delivery + Chicest Weed Boutiques

The dispensaries of yore, you've seen them: neon green signs, bars on the windows, intimidating bouncers. We say goodbye to all that as the new era of sophisticated pot shops brings more familiar amenities—concierges, chandeliers, digital menus, even a VIP lounge. And, of course, on-demand delivery. Here are our favorite (read: clean, stylish, safe) places in the Bay Area to buy grade-A flowers (all lab-tested with no yucky stuff), artisanal edibles, and more.

Weekend Guide: Super Duper Day + Off The Grid Serves Lunch in San Mateo

Feel like heading down to the Presidio for cider tasting, lining up for free burgers, or checking out a show in Berkeley? Here's what's happening this weekend around the Bay Area. 

The Friendly Guide to All Things Cannabis in the Bay Area, 4.20.16

For those of you who miss the "old San Francisco"—who lament that tech and wealth and gentrification and provincial attitudes have come to replace the weird, funky, groovy, boho, quirky, far-out, thoughtful, sometimes-seedy-in-a-cool-way, really revolutionary vibe of the City by the Bay—we have a special 4/20 tonic for you. Because in case you haven't noticed, there's a movement happening here.

Ready, Set, Run: 4 Excellent Long-Distance Running Routes in the East Bay

Mixed martial artist Conon McGregor famously said, “Movement is the best form of medication. Any time you move, it makes your brain sharper. It makes your mind sharper.” Sharpen your mind and body with these fabulous East Bay runs.

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