Check out some of these recommendations for Bay to Breakers viewing spots — unless you live on the route, in which case you and your friends already know where the party is.
A deep well of knowledge, buckets of savvy and a passion for exploring and adventure are embodied within these five travel agent professionals, who are happy to see that you have the best possible travel experience.
When congratulations are in order because you’re tying the knot, couples looking for a destination wedding and honeymoon in San Francisco’s East Bay will want to look into these top five suites. The best of the East Bay’s hotels offer plenty of frills, superb views, cozy firesides for a champagne toast, jacuzzi tubs and spacious accommodations for two.
When it comes to Valentine’s Day, San Franciscans’ thoughts of romantic getaways often turn to the land of wine and roses, Napa County and Sonoma County. With February 14, 2013 falling on a Thursday, hotels and inns report that some fanciful romantics are taking advantage by making an extra long weekend of it.
Pockets of varying weather in the Bay Area make planning ahead trickier. However, it is still both fun and worthwhile to know what the fashion trends are for spring 2013. We asked a couple of experts with North Bay credentials who have been checking out the top runway shows in California and beyond to learn what trends spring will bring.
Families in the Bay Area can make a day’s outing around their Christmas tree haul, enjoying hayrides, Santa trains, elf workshops, puppet shows, farmyard animals and complimentary snacks and hot drinks which add to the festive atmosphere for all ages.
Grab the gloves and get into the spirit of that wonderful time of year. Tone up those muscles, re-discover your own core of gravity and follow it up with a hot beverage. The South Bay offers outdoor rinks year round and, during the holiday season, outdoor rinks in Palo Alto and in San Jose.
San Francisco International Airport may not be the first place that comes to mind for grabbing a cold one, but there sure are times when it’s good to know where to go at SFO.
Many shoppers watch closely for announcements of Black Friday store hours and sales in the days prior to Thanksgiving, as opening hours will vary. Regular fans of the day have carefully planned their lists and attack, prepared to shop ’til they drop, with some stores in malls opening at midnight or in the wee hours on eve of Black Friday. Independent store owners on main streets throughout the Peninsula suggest Saturday is a great shopping day, once the flurry over big-ticket items in box and chain stores dies down.
Let’s cast an eye over the East Bay experts offering excellent, curated wine lists and pairings for the enjoyment of the public.