Local clothing manufacturer BetaBrand—home of the cordaround and metallic tracksuits, the latter a favorite among burners trying to discover themselves at Black Rock—workshops many of its new designs by throwing them on BetaBrand.com under the ThinkTank feature. A recent success of this Kickstarterish platform is a new line of Gay Jeans. Allow us to explain.
As you leave the Castro Farmers Market each Wednesday with a reusable bag stuffed with the freshest seasonal produce (did everyone stock up on stone fruit this week?), you might have noticed a handmade kiosk about yay high reminiscent of Lucy Van Pelt.
After your plane has landed, you’ve checked in to your hotel, and had a day or two to decompress by the pool with the requisite Mai Tai, it’s time to start exploring the island. Hawaii has plenty of natural wonders to discover (Waterfalls! Hidden swimming holes! Hot lava!). There are also plenty of ways to explore the flora and fauna and get a little education while you’re at it. These three tours promise to be, ahem, infarmative.
Creepy crawlers are landing on our plates. (No, the photo is not a shot from the set of Fear Factor.) Late in 2013, the United Nations released a report tracking the consumption of insects around the world as climate change begins to lead to food shortages. Which means bugs might be our culinary saviors in a time of crisis.
Bay Area travelers treat Hawaii the way east coasters treat Europe, a conceivable long weekend getaway. Flights typically clock in around the five-hour mark, just short enough that jet lag won't knock you for a loop, so you can hit the ground running—or tanning, as the case may be.
Since he first picked up a can of spray paint in 1979 and began tagging under the name Shoe, Dutch artist Niels Meulman has been thinking about how to leave his mark on the world—quite literally.
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