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Best Fourth Of July Parties In The Bay Area

Say “Happy Birthday U.S.A.” at any one of these celebration bashes happening around the Bay Area this July 4th. Live it up because the holiday falls on a Friday this year, so you just may celebrate the nation turning 238 years old all weekend long.

06/26/2014

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Best Frozen Drinks In San Francisco

Frozen cocktails are cropping up all over the city this summer. Find the best of the best at these spots.

06/25/2014

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Best Stores In The Bay Area For Fourth Of July Paraphernalia

Hip, hip hooray for the USA – happy 238th birthday! Independence Day falls on a Friday this year, so however you’re celebrating the day, you can liven it up in some red, white and blue for the whole weekend.

06/24/2014

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Best Local Bookstores In The East Bay

Bookworm paradise is found in the East Bay.

06/23/2014

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Guide To A Long Weekend In San Francisco

Although San Francisco has many world famous attractions, with some planning, all of them can be visited over a weekend or three-day holiday.

06/21/2014

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Best Botanical Gardens In The Bay Area

Summertime is the ideal time to enjoy the blooms of the Bay Area’s botanical gardens. Check out this list of five of the best gardens.

06/20/2014

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Ask A San Francisco Expert: Fourth Of July Cocktail Recipes

We asked – and boy did we receive – an exciting list of the tastiest, most creative (and even healthiest) cocktail recipes to make for the 4th of July holiday.

06/19/2014

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Ask A Bay Area Chef: Easy 4th Of July Recipes

If you’re ready to celebrate Independence Day with great food and you’ve been designated to cook for your entire group, we’ve selected some top chefs in the Bay Area to recommend their favorite and easiest recipes for 4th of July parties.

06/18/2014

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Five Unexpected Uses For Tea

Tea is useful for much more than filling your cup. Check out these five unusual uses before you throw away your next teabag.

06/17/2014

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Best Bay Area Places To Find Tuxedos For A Wedding

If you know more about wetsuits and jeans than penguin suits and cummerbunds, you may be in need of some professional guidance on renting, tailoring or buying a wedding tux, and don’t overlook the men in your wedding party, too.

06/17/2014

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