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This Hi-Res Panorama Is the Most Insane Pic of San Francisco Ever, Trust Us

San Franciscans never tire of looking at pretty pictures of San Francisco—we're pretty vain that way (and our Instagram feed is proof). But now, there is a panoramic snap of the city that's being touted as one of the highest resolution images ever created. It may be the one crazy-amazing thing to come out of Super Bowl week. Seriously, you have to see this.

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."

Meet Oakland Rapper Daveed Diggs, Star of the Broadway Smash Hit 'Hamilton'

Bay Area theater freaks collectively swooned this month when it was announced that Broadway's runaway hit musical Hamilton, a multi-ethnic rap-based telling of America's founding fathers, is coming to San Francisco in 2017. The play may have gotten its start in New York, but in some ways, the SF run represents a homecoming: Rapper Daveed Diggs, who plays two lead roles (Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson) is a native and diehard advocate of Oakland.

In Memoriam: Nearly 1,000 San Franciscans Remember Wilkes Bashford With Fondness and Grace

If you had wandered through the Financial District, City Hall, Union Square, or Pacific Heights this morning, you would have wondered if everyone had gone away, or at least gone shopping. Instead, the throngs were gathering at Grace Cathedral to honor the memory of beloved Wilkes Bashford, the dapper clothier who outfitted several generations of San Francisco’s best-dressed men and women.  

Art Deco Landmark 140 New Montgomery Poised to Fetch $300 Million

Well before it became known locally for housing Trou Normand, Mourad, and Yelp, 140 New Montgomery, one of San Francisco's first high rises, was prized for its Art Deco stylings. Today, it's on the market and is expected to bring beaucoup dollars (to absolutely no one's surprise).

Slow Like Mezcal: Rare, Handcrafted Agaves Make Their Way to Bay Area Bars

Astute barflies have likely noticed that mezcal has been gaining prominence in Bay Area cocktail spots—the smoky agave drink is often served in the kind of bold concoctions that would put hair on your chest. But lately, we stateside connosseurs have started getting our paws on the good stuff—the small-batch mezcals once kept by family distillers for their personal consumption. Now, we're beginning to appreciate mezcal on its own— unaged, unchilled, and without adornment of salt or lime—just how your abuelo would have wanted it.

San Francisco Tops U.S. Cities Where Income Inequality Is Growing Fastest

In what came as a surprise to absolutely no one, San Francisco ranks in the top 10 U.S. cities with the greatest degree of income inequality. 

The Most Anticipated Bay Area Restaurant Openings of 2016

In August 2015, Bon Appetit food editor Andrew Knowlton named San Francisco the best food city in the country and Al’s Place the best new restaurant in America. But it's a brand new year, and promising restaurants are popping up all over the Bay Area. Here are six upcoming restaurants that may clinch our region's culinary dominance.

Secret Recipe: Warm up With Bar Crudo's Seafood Chowder

Feeling chilly? Warm up with this seafood chowder for the soul.

Ready, Set, Run: 4 Excellent Long-Distance Running Routes in San Francisco

Jefferson Airplane's Paul Kanter, himself an SF native, said, "San Francisco is 49 miles surrounded by reality.” Why not take in some of those culturally steeped miles at a comfortable jog? Here are four great routes for running in paradise. 

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