South Bay Shopping & Style

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Best Music Shops In The Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area, with an entire musical genre born and breed in the 60’s, has produced modern acts such as Metallica and Green Day, with some of the best musicians residing including guitar virtuosos Joe Satriani and Carlos Santana, so it is with little surprise some of the best music stores in California, if not the nation, live in the Bay Area.

07/13/2015

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Top 5 Bay Area Gift Shops For Your ‘Techie’

Time wasting gadgets and productivity killing toys are what tech lovers live for. Creative, imaginative, and most of all fun, are what is looked for in the best type of gifts for the geeky-side in all of us, young and old.

07/07/2015

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Top 5 Bridal Shops In The Bay Area

Every bride dreams of finding the perfect wedding dress, and the Bay Area is home to a variety of shops catering to everyone from the vintage-loving to the hip, modern bride. Here we have ferreted out 5 of the Bay’s best bridal shops.

06/09/2015

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Best Camera Shops In The South Bay

Visit your favorite South Bay camera store in celebration of National Photography Month.

05/19/2015

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Best Kids Clothing Stores In The Bay Area

It is easy to find beautiful clothes for kids at high prices, but when reality sets in and cost is a concern don’t give up cuteness and quality for a lower price tag. Smart boutiques and consignment shops offer affordability for Bay Area moms.

04/14/2015

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Best Used Bookstores In The Bay Area

Bay Area residents are encouraged to visit a used bookstore in observance of Drop Everything and Read Day.

04/06/2015

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Elegant & Stylish Spots For Bridesmaid Dress-Shopping In The Bay Area

If you’re having more than one bridesmaid, you’ll be thinking about the best places for bridesmaid dresses for every budget in San Francisco and the Bay Area. Here are some great places to start looking.

02/17/2015

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Best Local Stores For Gift Baskets In The Peninsula & South Bay

Shop local and make up your own themed gift baskets for the holidays.

12/02/2014

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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Ask A Bay Area Expert: Shopping For Home Decor On A Budget

A Bay Area design expert shares thoughts on money-saving ways to decorate on a budget.

07/22/2014

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