Laurie Jo Miller Farr
There are lots of choices for your preferred outdoor activities and even more choices for your favorite small business offering sporting goods, gear, equipment, clothing and accessories. These five are among the best for customer service and community ties.
Wing it! Be spontaneous. Take in an improv evening or learn to do it yourself. San Francisco has some wonderful coaches and improv courses with plenty of opportunities to have some good laughs. It’s great medicine no matter which side of the stage you’re on.
Catch every minute of college football action at these sports bars in San Francisco.
North Bay shoppers have a good number of local independent shoe retailers to support when transitioning from summery flip flops to durable rainproof boots and warm winter boots.
After talking to a little gathering of Bay Area kids at their summer camp about their favorite art exhibits, these are their current top choices.
Say so long to blustery days and foggy evenings. Drink in the Bay Area’s own interpretation of autumn with these suggestions of hand-crafted seasonal cocktails from some of the very best in the business.
When you’re planning a wedding, time flies. If yours will take place during the Bay Area’s temperate autumn months but you haven’t yet pinned down a venue, perhaps one of these tried-and-true standbys or a brand new venue will please.
The Orpheum, Golden Gate and Curran theatres have filled their schedules chock-a-block with a lineup of top Broadway musical hits for San Francisco audiences. It’s the 20th century all over again with terrific revivals and television throwbacks.
We really don’t want to bring up the 2012 Western Conference quarterfinals, but we do want to add a few suggestions to this list of the South Bay’s best places for watching and cheering on the Sharks, the 49ers and other great Bay Area teams.
As the city’s signature summer fog considers rolling away, it’s time once again for thoughts of back to school. San Francisco neighborhoods are sprinkled with small business retailers, children’s consignment shops and mom-and-pop boutiques stocking clothing and shoes just for kids.