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The Bold Italic is an online magazine, shop, and events hub in San Francisco. We celebrate the free-wheeling spirit of the city.


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

Design Safari in Japantown
Big in Japan

Take a day trip through Japantown and you'll discover imports, happy animal faces and a singing toilet. These are just some of the amazing things to buy in this quirky, fun neighborhood.

Posted on Jan 08 at 04:44 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Holidays in San Francisco
A Neighborhood Guide to the Holidays

Spend the holidays in SF and you'll get a different experience from neighborhood to neighborhood.

Posted on Dec 23 at 04:41 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

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