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We Wanna Be Friends With Bay Lights Visionary Ben Davis

In 2010, Ben Davis had a thought: "What if the Bay Bridge was used as a canvas of light?"

We Wanna Be Friends With Comedian and Bartender Jill Vice

Clown. Mime. Comedian. Bartender. Jill Vice has quite the impressive resume. 

We Wanna Be Friends With Chef Alexander Alioto of Plin

After parting ways with his Russian Hill eatery Seven Hills –which was named the Best Italian restaurant in the Bay Area – Chef Alexander Alioto is opening up a highly anticipated new spot in the Mission.

We Wanna Be Friends With the Founders of SF-Based Fashion Label Cuyana

On June 18, San Francisco-based fashion label Cuyana—which has made a name for itself with tightly curated seasonal collections that boast effortless silhouettes and fine materials—launches the Bali collection for summer.

We Wanna Be Friends With Ex-Giant and Local Philanthropist, JT Snow

When intereviewing professional athletes, the conversation tends to focus on the player's best/worst sports moments, personal struggles, and life-defining achievements. In this particular case, JT Snow is talking philanthropy (and SF, of course). 

We Wanna Be Friends With Melted Toys Bassist, Brian Wakefield

Three years after their acclaimed Washed & Dried EP first unveiled the band’s distinct blend of hazy plaintive pop and psychedelic electronica, SF-based Melted Toys' self-titled debut album is set to release next month. 

We Wanna Be Friends With Perbacco Owner and Host Umberto Gibin

Fashionable and hospitable, Umberto Gibin's Italian charm serves him well as the owner and host of Financial District gem, Perbacco.

We Wanna Be Friends With "Looking" Star Jonathan Groff

Jonathan Groff, the fresh-faced 29-year-old actor from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, first made his mark as Melchior in Duncan Sheik’s sexually frank rock musical Spring Awakening­—a role that nabbed him a Tony nomination for featured actor and sealed his BFF status with co-star Lea Michele. 

We Wanna Be Friends With Laura Bruland​ of Yes & Yes Designs

Laura Bruland is really good at judging a book by its cover, in fact, it's her job. The founder of Yes & Yes Designs finds unwanted, falling apart, or outdated books and give them a new life by turning them into gorgeous pieces of jewelry! 

We Wanna Be Friends With the Founders of Snake Bite

San Francisco may know a thing or two about good beer and brewing trends, but Wilson Barr and Tommy Hester brought something a little different to the West Coast by way of England, and we have to admit, we're obsessed. 

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