Did you know that early preservationist John Muir's shares his birthday with Earth Day (April 22)? It's no coincidence! We're lucky to have the sanctuary of Muir Woods right in our back yard to celebrate, thanks to him.
On a recent trip to Alcatraz, we discovered a colorful new way to appreciate The Rock.
If you happen to arrive by mistake at the dead end of Shafter Avenue in Bayview, consider parking. Here you'll find the little-known warehouse headquarters of San Francisco Mead Company, where a husband-wife duo is brewing one of the world's oldest libations by the thousands of gallons-full.
We tapped architect Karen Curtiss, owner of Red Dot Studio, for a design-centric tour of her recent projects in San Francisco.
Longtime Bay Areans may have never even heard of the Vasco Caves Regional Preserve, a series of limestone outcroppings, formed over centuries by wind erosion, that spans 1,644 acres along the rolling eastern foothills of Mt. Diablo. For diehard naturalists and geologists, there's plenty to see here.
Calling all two-wheelers. If you haven't yet checked out Novato's Stafford Lake Bike Park, here's a look inside the wheelie-poppin' action.
This week, we tagged along on an art lover's dream tour for an up-close view of Diego Rivera's first mural in America, Allegory of California, located in the City Club in FiDi.
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