(credit: MJ Kim/Getty Images)

Five Little Known Facts About “A Christmas Carol”

Carlo DeVito, author of “Inventing Scrooge” from sister company Simon & Schuster, shares five little known facts about Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol.”

12/08/2014

San Francisco Food Bank (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Best Local Organizations For Holiday Donations In The East Bay

We look at East Bay-based organizations that are more than deserving of a spotlight for all they do 365 days a year. During the holidays, the increased demand for food and distribution must be met by volunteers’ actions and generosity.

12/08/2014

Union Square Winter Ice Rink (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Best 2014 Holiday Events In The Bay Area

Plan to enjoy more activities and events with friends and family around the holidays in 2014.

12/01/2014

(Pete Fecteau)

WATCH: Hayward Artist Builds Robin Williams’ Portrait With 600 Rubik’s Cubes

A Hayward artist unveiled his stunning tribute to the late actor Robin Williams using 600 re-purposed Rubik’s Cubes.

11/24/2014

Authentic Disneyland Railroad Train (Credit, Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Winter 2014-15 Art Events In San Francisco

Even before the New Year’s resolutions are drafted and “do more cultural activities” appears on the list again, consider these San Francisco art events and exhibits for December and beyond.

11/24/2014

(credit: Glide Memorial Church)

The Best Thanksgiving Events In The Bay Area

Take the word literally, and Thanksgiving becomes the ideal occasion for volunteerism. Among the best events for Thanksgiving are the opportunities to give something back to those in need. The San Francisco Bay Area has lots of people with hearts of gold.

11/17/2014

www.penninsulasymphony.org

Best Upcoming Classical Music Performances In San Francisco

San Francisco can produce a world-class symphony orchestra or a chamber music trio, plus everything in between for a busy calendar of classical music performances in the city.

11/10/2014

Photo Credit Thinkstock

New For Fall: Nonfiction Books To Add To Your Reading List

Fall has officially arrived and the chilly weather just makes us want to curl up by the crackling fire with a great book. So put the hot chocolate on the stove and cut yourself a slice a pie because our sister company Simon & Schuster is at it again with these riveting true stories to help pass the long autumn evenings.

11/09/2014

George Lucas & Stormtroopers (credit: STEFANUS IAN/AFP/Getty Images)

27 Rejected Star Wars Titles

What could have been a better title than “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”? We got that list…

11/06/2014

Photo Courtesy of Simon & Schuster

Designer Erin Gates On Styling Your Bookshelf

Get tips for organizing your bookshelf from Erin Gates, author of Elements of Style: Designing a Home & a Life from sister company Simon & Schuster.

11/05/2014

Photo Galleries
72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals

Best Beards of The Globes

Time for the most prestigious award..Who had the better beard? And the nominees are…

Most Anticipated Blockbuster Films of 2015

14 of the Most Anticipated Blockbuster Films of 2015

There will be a slew of movies hitting the big screen in 2015. Here is a list of the biggest

More Galleries
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 58,935 other followers