Eye On The Bay

Chef Adriana Almazan Lahl and her book published in 2013

Ask A Bay Area Expert: School Lunches To Prepare In 10 Minutes Or Less

School days are almost here, and with that come the everyday need for school lunches. Parents with time restraints and limited ideas can give a sigh of relief. Kid friendly, easy to whip up lunches are here, thanks to a Bay Area chef who creates recipes for the San Francisco Unified School District.

08/28/2015

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Best Print Shops In The Bay Area

Everyone needs a quality print shop now and again, and the San Francisco Bay Area is fortunate to have a number of high quality shops to satisfy everyone’s printing needs

08/18/2015

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How To Survive Outside Lands 2015

The Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is the weekend-long musical event at Golden Gate Park that began in 2008 and has become a huge annual event. With a line-up of international and local musical talents, comedy acts and art exhibits, its important to be as prepared as possible before you go for maximum enjoyment.

08/07/2015

Lick Observatory (credit: Randy Yagi)

Best Places To Go Star And Moon Gazing Near East Bay

A look at five of the best places near the East Bay for star and moon gazing, including the first permanently occupied mountaintop observatory in the world

07/18/2015

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Best Public Pools In The Bay Area

With numerous modern and recently remodeled public swimming pools scattered around the Bay Area you definitely have a warm water friend nearby. If you enjoy the sport, relaxing pleasures or health benefits of swimming, then get ready to jump right in.

07/17/2015

Sutro Stage at Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival (credit: Trixie Textor/Getty Images)

Best Upcoming Outdoor Concerts Near San Francisco

The San Francisco Bay Area is always a hub for music and musicians, so it is no surprise that some of the biggest tours and biggest names make their way to the Bay and in some of the best outdoor venues there are to offer. We take a look at some of the hottest tours, most popular rock and pop stars, along with a noted Broadway legend, and the largest music festival in the heart of San Francisco, all while soaking up the beautiful California sun.

07/16/2015

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Top 5 Gourmet Hot Dogs In The Bay Area

The “all American hot dog“ has certainly gone through cultural transformations here in the San Francisco Bay Area, where local foodies simply cannot leave close to well enough alone. The results are delish.

07/15/2015

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Best Places To Buy Yoga Gear In San Francisco

Yoga is a hot trend to not only get a great work out but also focuses on the spiritual, surrounded by it’s own culture. Although there are several larger chain stores you can find apparel and gear from, we take a look at some of the best local shops in the San Francisco area.

07/14/2015

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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

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

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