World Renowned Tattoo Artist Dan Gold At His Studio (credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Best Tattoo Shops In The East Bay

These five tattoo parlors get consistently high marks from their customers. After all, it’s important to be choosey and find a skilled artist who uses the needle as gently as a brush and your skin as a precious blank canvas.

10/21/2014

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Fashion Designer Oscar De La Renta Dies at 82

The revered fashion icon passed away at his home in Connecticut surrounded by family and friends…

10/20/2014

A quality selection for gentlemen at Cable Car Clothiers (Credit, Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Places To Buy A Hat In The Bay Area

Get your noggin outfitted with hats from these Bay Area shops.

10/14/2014

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Best Places For Halloween Costumes In San Francisco

These San Francisco shops are ready and waiting to assist so you’re looking your best — or worst — for partying or for trick-or-treat fun this Halloween.

10/07/2014

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Best Places For Halloween Decorations In The Bay Area

Fill out your to-do list for Halloween decorations and costumes by heading to one of these Bay Area retailers for all of your holiday needs.

09/30/2014

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‘Germinator’ Jacket From San Francisco Apparel Firm Targets Mass Transit Germaphobes

A San Francisco specialty apparel firm is rolling out a jacket designed for mass transit commuters who can’t bear to be stuck among their germ-spewing fellow passengers.

09/24/2014

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Best Finds At San Francisco’s Treasure Island Flea & Jack London Square

See what fun you can have visiting a Bay Area flea market such as Jack of All Trades Market or Treasure Island Flea, where the creative people you meet are happy to share ideas and you can stay within budget.

09/23/2014

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Disney Unveils ‘Frozen’ Inspired Wedding Dress

Disney Weddings and designer Alfred Angelo have collaborated on a gown inspired by Elsa’s now-signature “Snow Queen” frock

09/18/2014

The San Francisco Bay Area is an outdoor fitness center (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Sporting Goods Stores In The Bay Area

There are lots of choices for your preferred outdoor activities and even more choices for your favorite small business offering sporting goods, gear, equipment, clothing and accessories. These five are among the best for customer service and community ties.

09/16/2014

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Best Shops For Fall And Winter Shoes In The North Bay

North Bay shoppers have a good number of local independent shoe retailers to support when transitioning from summery flip flops to durable rainproof boots and warm winter boots.

09/09/2014

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