Arts & Culture

Coit Tower Mural (Credit, Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Art Walks In The Bay Area

Dedicate a couple of hours to an art walk this season to appreciate what the Bay Area has to offer. Many guided walks are free of charge.

01/26/2015

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Best Books Based In San Francisco: Something To Read On A Cold Winter Night

A 2015 New Year’s resolution to read more books could be made all the more interesting by including several of the best books ever written in and about the City by the Bay.

01/19/2015

Behold Monument Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best Martin Luther King Day Celebrations In The Bay Area, Including Final Freedom Train Ride

Honor Martin Luther King Jr. with these Bay Area celebrations.

01/12/2015

Seduction: Japan’s Floating World (credit: Asian Art Museum)

Best Spring 2015 Art Events In San Francisco

San Francisco’s art highlights this spring cover plenty of interests, including masterpieces on loan from Scotland’s fine art museums and a fabulous 20th century dress collection on loan from New York City’s Metropolitan and Brooklyn museums.

01/05/2015

Fireworks

Best Places To See New Year’s Eve Fireworks Around San Francisco

Fireworks that light up the silhouette of the Bay Bridge are an unforgettable sight, from any vantage point. Here are some suggestions for the very best places to watch the show.

12/31/2014

Legion of Honor, San Francisco (credit: Laurie Jo Miler Farr)

Best Museum Gift Shops In San Francisco

From postcards to porcelain, museum gift shops are great shopping emporiums for the more unusual items. Remember that admission is free even if you’re not buying museum admission. To while away the hours in San Francisco’s top museum gift shops is a delight.

12/28/2014

Dame Edna (credit: Arthur Edwards - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Best Upcoming Theater Productions In San Francisco

Curtains up, San Francisco! Deciding which of these top shows to attend could be a theater-goer’s biggest dilemma. Romance, revivals, smash musical comedies, a matriarch of screen and stage, and a drag queen great are coming to town to tread the boards.

12/21/2014

BottleRock Stage (credit: Bob McClenahan/BottleRock Napa Valley)

5 Reasons To Visit The North Bay In 2015

If you are looking to do something different in a trip to the Bay Area, here are five reasons to visit the North Bay in 2015.

12/20/2014

Mansions of Pacific Heights (Credit, Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Free Guided Winter Tours In San Francisco

San Francisco’s museums, gardens, parks and neighborhoods reveal tales and secrets of past and present, waiting to be revealed by expert tour guides offering heaps of history and interesting anecdotes on fascinating winter walks and tours. Best of all, they’re free.

12/15/2014

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

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