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Style Council 2015: Meet Linda Balti, Founder of Amour Vert

Anyone familiar with the many Breton stripes and classic color palette of eco-fashion brand Amour Vert knows well its French influence. Created by native Parisian and Palo Alto resident Linda Balti, along with her husband Christoph Frehsee, the San Francisco–based brand combines legendary Parisian taste with a Californian philosophy.

Creativity Is the Antidote to Crisis in Two New Exhibits at Museum of Craft + Design

When do politics become personal? For the artists now on view in two exhibitions at San Francisco's Museum of Craft and Design, the answer is: everyday.

Drink Like a Champ: Bay Area Brewers Win at Great American Beer Festival

The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is widely considered to be the country's most prestigious beer competition, and, this year, several Bay Area craft brewers took home top honors. We caught up with five of the winners to find out how we can judge their brews for ourselves.

Style Council 2015: Meet Lauren + Josh Podoll, Fashion Designers

It’s no coincidence that Josh and Lauren Podoll, the husband-and-wife team behind the eco-chic label The Podolls, first met at a San Francisco boutique dedicated to the art of handcrafted apparel (the North Beach denim institution AB Fits).

Cannabis Insider: Pitching Pot in the Twitter Building

A local marijuana reporter opens his notebook and shares all the latest gossip and happenings from the San Francisco Bay Area's budding cannabis social scene. Here's what's happening this month.

8 Ride-Sharing Apps That Are Cheaper/Nicer/Eco-Friendlier Than Uber

Getting to work. For many in the city, it's still the same old hassle it’s always been. If you don’t have a plush tech bus at your disposal, perhaps it’s time to check out some of the new ride-sharing startups that are paving the way for a better commute.

SFMOMA's New Restaurant, Helmed by Chef Corey Lee, Will Be Amazing

As if our anticipation for the new SFMOMA isn’t already super-high, they just announced plans for a ground floor restaurant. And it will be amazing.

Style Council 2015: Meet Maria del Rio, Photographer

For photographer Maria del Rio, 31, living and working her magic for design luminaries in San Francisco has been a dream come true.

Property Porn: $7.4M Buys Waterfront Views + Private Gym in the Marina

In need of a sanctuary that offers escape from the concrete jungle? This Marina house might be your golden ticket.

Tiny Trees, Deep Roots: The History of Bonsai in the Bay Area

To walk through the Japanese-styled wooden doors on the Northern inlet of Oakland’s Lake Merritt is to enter another world. The landscape is checkered with trees that are bent and wired to mimic what one might see in nature—that is, if everything in nature were just a few feet tall. This, the volunteer-run Bonsai Garden Lake Merrit (BGLM), is among the Bay Area’s few remaining places to celebrate the treasured ancient art form of Japanese bonsai. 

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