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Best Museums For Dates In The East Bay

For a change of pace from dinner and a movie, make it a date to explore some of the best museums of the west in the East Bay.

05/26/2014

Elycia Rubin reads from her book 'No Biggy' (credit: David Buchan/Getty Images)

Best Children’s Bookstores In The North Bay

Introduce your child to the magic of reading with a book from one of these North Bay bookstores.

05/19/2014

Hand Blown Glass Art (credit: Miramar Events)

Best Volunteer Opportunities For Art Lovers On The Peninsula

If you’re an art lover who likes to get involved in activities such as drawing, singing, painting, teaching guitar and arranging flowers, a good number of volunteer opportunities are just waiting for people like you to connect.

05/12/2014

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Best Patriotic Ways To Celebrate Memorial Day

Families can preserve the sanctity of Memorial Day while maintaining hope for the future and joy in the present. No matter what state you call home, there are many ways to mark the day.

05/12/2014

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Best Kids Art Classes In San Francisco

In addition to Bay Area museums and studios, truly good art classes for small groups run by highly trained and inspirational instructors can be found in the neighborhoods of San Francisco.

05/05/2014

Stanford Theatre (credit: Tom Walsh/Wikimedia Commons)

Best Indie Movie Theaters In The South Bay

Today, the experience to be had in a vintage movie house is entirely different from a multi-screen megaplex at the mall. Fortunately, some independent cinemas have been saved from the wrecker’s ball and others are focused on screening independent filmmakers.

04/28/2014

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Best 2014 Summer Festivals In The East Bay

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, attend a festival or two in the East Bay. You can be sure of good times and good food for young and old, and even for Rover.

04/21/2014

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Best Up-And-Coming Visual Artists In The Bay Area

Here are a few picks of East Bay up-and-coming artists we’ve noticed are getting lots of attention.

04/14/2014

Peninsula Museum of Art (credit: peninsulamuseum.org)

Best Date Ideas For Art Lovers On The Peninsula

What a pleasure for art lovers to spend a few hours together in these places.

04/07/2014

Chapel of Our Lady (credit: presidio.gov)

Historic Churches In San Francisco

We pause to look at San Francisco’s five oldest standing churches.

03/31/2014

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