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Kids playing by the dock in downtown Sausalito (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Spend Spring Break Break Close To Home!

Do spring break with the family right this year with a trip to one of these nearby destinations.

02/21/2015

Exploratorium, San Francisco (Credit, Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Tips On Spending Time With The Kiddies On Their Day Off

When a day off from school unexpectedly appears on the calendar, it would be a shame to spend it on doing errands when the wonders of the city await.

02/20/2015

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Yearning For a Gyro? Make Your Way To The East Bay

It’s a long way from Athens and it cannot hold a candle to Chicago’s Greektown, but the East Bay has its share of small gyro and souvlaki spots, and some stars among them.

02/18/2015

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Elegant & Stylish Spots For Bridesmaid Dress-Shopping In The Bay Area

If you’re having more than one bridesmaid, you’ll be thinking about the best places for bridesmaid dresses for every budget in San Francisco and the Bay Area. Here are some great places to start looking.

02/17/2015

Santa Cruz Boardwalk (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Skip Cancun! It’s The College Student’s Guide To a Bay Area Spring Break

Spring in Northern California isn’t defined by hot weather, but the probability of sunny days is high. So outdoor adventures near the Bay Area deserve a place on the list of cool places to go and fun things to do between semesters.

02/14/2015

Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday (Photo by Cheryl Gerber/Getty Images)

South Bay ‘Must-Go’ Mardi Gras Celebrations!

Recover from Valentine’s Day and head straight into Mardi Gras. It’s a busy time of year with Mardi Gras falling on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 and Lunar New Year commencing just two days later. Costume masks and beads at the ready, it’s not too soon to think about where you’ll party and with whom.

02/12/2015

San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Best Historic Landmarks In The Bay Area

Although still a young city at the western edge of a young nation, some of San Francisco’s landmarks are connected to events prior to the year 1776. Of course, the best historic landmark of all are the 1,200-year-old coastal redwoods of Muir Woods. But a few more recent landmarks are worth mentioning as well.

02/09/2015

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Best 2015 Date Night Shows For Valentine’s Day In San Francisco

Have you noticed that Valentine’s Day is on a Saturday in 2015? Get a date sorted out so you can hold hands at a sock hop, tap your toes to some jazz, giggle at a comedy club or delight at San Francisco’s longest running musical.

02/02/2015

Fillmore Jazz Festival

Where To Find The Hottest Jazz In San Francisco

No one can possibly tag ‘the best,’ but we can shout out a few among the threads in the rich tapestry that is the San Francisco jazz scene.

01/29/2015

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Best Places For Waxing In San Francisco

Keep yourself manicured and smooth with these great San Francisco waxing salons.

01/27/2015

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