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Shop Talk: Timbuktu's Femme Collection + Makers Market Opens at Westfield

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

Weekend Guide: Power Yoga + Mouthwatering Brunches

Lace up your tennis shoes, because these must-do events will definitely help you pass your walking goal.

5 Awesome Kickstarters to Support This Month

Feeling guilty about spending more than you should have at that artisan bakery this week? Give back by putting your money toward one of these cool Bay Area crowdfunding campaigns, including one super-awesome drought-busting showerhead.

Grab a Beer at These New Breweries + Pubs

It’s been a busy summer for craft beer in San Francisco, with six new places opening in almost as many weeks. If you're inspired to seek out a new place to enjoy a couple of cold ones, pull up a stool at any of the following recently opened bars.

City Staycation: Revel in the Bright Lights of Union Square

While we usually pilgrim to calmer locales when we have a day or two off from work, Union Square is still our go-to neighborhood when we want to feel the pulse of a big city.

You Say Tomato. We Say Go to These Tomato Festivals in September

Whatever your pronunciation of everyone's favorite earthy red vegetable-that's-really-a-fruit, can we all agree that tomato season is one of the finest culinary moments of the year? Now that that's settled, head for Wine Country where a hearty lineup of festivals are scheduled to salute the juicy fruit.

Anonymous Artist Installs Seats on Bike Racks Around SF

Mid-Market is looking a little brighter this week thanks to the addition of 12 new artist-made "chairs" hanging from circular bike racks. 

Today's Download: Tinder for Dogs

In a world where hookups of all kinds are at our fingertips—seriously, there are apps for baiting millionaires, infidels, and booty calls—Tindog, an app that promises to help you find a date for yourself and your furry best friend, is among the more refreshing launches we've heard of lately.

Property Porn: Get Dressed Every Morning in the Levi's Family's $9M Mansion

Of San Francisco's many famous family names, perhaps none are so well known round the world as that of Levi Strauss. If, unfortunately, you are not an heir, you can still step into this 1905 Georgian-style manse and be a small part of the denim-pioneering family's legacy. 

The Secrets of Burma Superstar's Cult Classic Tea Leaf Salad

For the last decade or so, Clement Street's Burma Superstar has drawn the devoted, who wait for an hour or more, to dine at the cult favorite eatery. But in fact, the restaurant had been a quieter neighbor in the Richmond since 1992. Why the sudden fuss? It has something to do with that now-legendary tea leaf salad. 

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