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Top 5 Abstract Art Exhibits On The Peninsula

One of the finest additions to the art scene in the Bay Area is the Anderson Collection at Stanford University. Together with other collections and exhibitions, a day dedicated to the pursuit of abstract art in the Bay Area can focus on the South Bay and Peninsula.

08/17/2015

Union Square (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

A Night Out In Union Square

Complete with cable cars, palm trees and giant heart sculptures, everybody wants to pose for a photo in Union Square. But it’s not just for tourists; San Francisco’s Union Square has terrific nightspots that attract locals, too. Scratch the surface to find some compelling reasons to hang out here before or after the theater.

08/13/2015

San Francisco Japantown (credit: Steve Jennings/Getty Images)

Japantown San Francisco: A Neighborhood Guide

A practical guide to San Francisco’s Japantown…

08/01/2015

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Best Public Art In The Bay Area

The Bay Area is home to a vast and varied population of phenomenal artists. Take the opportunity to experience some of the best free art around with this list of five of the Bay’s best spots for public art.

07/27/2015

Music Store (credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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

Winchester Mystery House (credit: Randy Yagi)

South Bay History Lover’s Guide To Winchester Mystery House

We take a look at one of the most curious and spectacular and most popular destinations in San Jose, the Winchester Mystery House. Located just south of San Francisco, San Jose has several different historical landmarks to choose from, whether you are looking from a genealogical perspective or even wanting a destination for the whole family, the Winchester Mystery House fulfills both.

07/06/2015

Comedienne Margaret Cho (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The Hottest Bay Area Spots To LOL!

San Francisco and the Bay Area have a long-standing reputation for terrific stand-up comedy and witty improv, where some of the greatest comedians of the 20th century got their start. Is this where the next big star will be born?

06/29/2015

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Your Guide To SFPride: Celebrate Equality Without Exception

Gear up and get excited for the annual San Francisco Pride Parade and weekend happening June 27-28…

06/22/2015

Alliance Francaise de San Francisco (credit: Randy Yagi)

Best Language Classes In San Francisco

Many language classes are available throughout the city of San Francisco, including courses in Chinese, Japanese, French and Spanish

06/22/2015

Millbrae Festival Classic Car Show (credit: Melanie Graysmith)

Best Summer Art Festivals In The Bay Area

Here comes summer, the height of the Art Festival season around the Bay Area. From March through October, art lovers can enjoy art festivals, from neighborhood fairs with a local flair, to larger multi-day events that draw artists and visitors from around the nation, Canada and beyond.

06/15/2015

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