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Wax Mark Zuckerberg at Madame Tussauds San Francisco
See and Touch Mark Zuckerberg and Other Famous Figures in Wax at Madame Tussaud's

Madame Tussauds San Francisco is set to open in Fisherman's Wharf. Come see and touch replicas of local celeb Mark Zuckerberg, Rihanna, and more!

Posted on Apr 29 at 12:36 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig in The Skeleton Twins
These Are the SFIFF Movies Not To Miss

The San Francisco International Film Festival is my favorite excuse to binge on movies. We get first crack at indie films that become huge hits and can attend one-of-a-kind events. These are my picks for this year's SFIFF.

Posted on Apr 29 at 12:10 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Best Pizza in Oakland
8 Pizzas That Will Make You Visit Oakland

Oakland has a lot going for it: a great art scene, a vibrant local community, and a totally enviable list of food and drink options. Also, pizza – really, really good pizza.

Posted on Apr 28 at 12:43 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Guide to Golden Gate Park
A Guide to Golden Gate Park

There are so many things to see and do inside Golden Gate Park that it can be hard to keep track of what's inside this 1,017 acre wonderland. So here's a handy guide to 40 of our favorite amenities that we think make this park our city's golden treasure.

Posted on Apr 18 at 12:59 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Hidden Gems of Oakland
Hidden and Not So Hidden Gems of Oakland

Oakland has had a rich history over the last 150 years. Here are the hidden and not so hidden gems that celebrate that history.

Posted on Apr 02 at 04:50 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Raining in San Francisco
How to Ride the Muni When It's Raining

it's raining again. This means that if you take public transportation anywhere in the city, that bus will likely be crowded, wet, and very humid. To make your journey around rainy San Francisco more pleasurable, we offer a few wet weather Muni tips.

Posted on Apr 01 at 02:20 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

House Paint Jobs That Would Only Fly in SF

Our houses, like the people in the City, come in all shapes and colors.

Posted on Mar 27 at 01:55 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Caruso's Dream in San Francisco
Go See 26,000 Pounds of Public Art

"Caruso's Dream" is a new public art installation displayed at 55 9th Street near Market. The recently installed work is a canopy of glass pianos with orchestrated lights and music hanging off the side of an apartment complex.

Posted on Mar 11 at 02:50 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Watch the Super Bowl
This is Where to Watch the Superbowl on Sunday

Whether you are hate-loving the Broncos to avenge the 49ers, are a really brave Seahawks fan, or just like to engage in the spectacle, here is a list of wonderful venues to watch the big game.

Posted on Jan 31 at 03:09 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Flora Grub in Bayview
Glass House

There's a place in Bayview where the walls are green with shrubbery and people come together to make succulents, a perfect take-home from a trip to San Francisco. This place is called Flora Grubb.

Posted on Jan 17 at 12:44 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

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