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Top 5 Middle Eastern Restaurants In San Francisco

Israeli, Afghan, Lebanese, Turkish and other influences play into the lineup of Middle Eastern restaurants and food trucks with dedicated followers, allowing San Francisco to earn its erstwhile nickname, “Baghdad by the Bay.”

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Ask A Bay Area Fashionista: Hottest Fall 2015 Fashion Trends

The good news about fall fashion trends for 2015 is that sensible, comfortable street looks are in vogue. San Francisco-based fashion expert, Meghan Cast of Threadflip, says that basic black figures into the color palette in a major way, another trend that’s easy to adopt.

09/01/2015

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5 of The Best Places To Celebrate Rosh Hashanah In San Francisco

At the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah customs abound. As with any big holiday, food is involved; namely, the dipping of apple slices into honey. Celebrate that tradition at home and see these suggestions for more ideas of things to do at Rosh Hashanah in San Francisco.

08/31/2015

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Best Places To Buy Shoes For Kids In San Francisco

Find quality footwear and a personalized fit on shoes for children for all occasions. Specialized children’s shoe stores are fewer in number than mega-stores, but professionals will repeat their advice that the proper fit is important for the fast-growing years.

08/25/2015

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Top 5 Abstract Art Exhibits On The Peninsula

One of the finest additions to the art scene in the Bay Area is the Anderson Collection at Stanford University. Together with other collections and exhibitions, a day dedicated to the pursuit of abstract art in the Bay Area can focus on the South Bay and Peninsula.

08/17/2015

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5 Day Trips Before The Kids Go Back To School

Head in any direction; Bay Area kids are lucky to have ocean beaches and redwood forests, marine life and verdant valleys, parks and peaks all within minutes. Choose from plenty of adventures in San Francisco and the Bay Area made with kids in mind.

08/15/2015

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Ask A Bay Area Expert: Tips For House Training Your Dog

Rocket Dog Rescue, a San Francisco Bay Area volunteer organization, has saved thousands of dogs. Sometimes these puppies need house training from day one, while other animals have had a rough start in life. House training experts are happy to help produce happy dogs with happy owners.

08/14/2015

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A Night Out In Union Square

Complete with cable cars, palm trees and giant heart sculptures, everybody wants to pose for a photo in Union Square. But it’s not just for tourists; San Francisco’s Union Square has terrific nightspots that attract locals, too. Scratch the surface to find some compelling reasons to hang out here before or after the theater.

08/13/2015

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Best Yoga Studios In The Bay Area

If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, you cannot help but notice the numbers of yoga mat-carrying individuals is on the rise. Whether you’re a beginner or you can wrap one leg around the back of your head, an enthusiastic yoga community is sprinkled throughout the area, where one studio is bound to be just right for you.

08/11/2015

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5 Bay Area Boutiques For Back-To-School Clothing Shopping

Back to school time sneaks up too soon, and before you know it, we’re swapping swimsuits and sandals for sweaters and backpacks. If a summer growth spurt means a shopping list, Bay Area family-owned retailers are at the ready.

08/03/2015

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