North Bay Shopping & Style

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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

Mother's Day cards at Papyrus, San Francisco (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Mother’s Day Gifts In The Bay Area

If there’s a Bay Area mother in your life, a few suggestions from macarons to museums and show tickets to showy roses make this list of best gifts in the Bay Area for Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 10, 2015.

05/08/2015

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Top 5 Finds of Pre-Owned Furniture in The Bay Area

Everybody loves a bargain. In addition to the best places for stylish used furniture in the South Bay, we’ve compiled suggestions for savvy shoppers in San Francisco, North Bay and East Bay.

02/24/2015

The San Francisco Bay Area is an outdoor fitness center (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Sporting Goods Stores In The Bay Area

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.

09/16/2014

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Best Shops For Fall And Winter Shoes In The North Bay

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.

09/09/2014

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Ask A Bay Area Expert: Shopping For Home Decor On A Budget

A Bay Area design expert shares thoughts on money-saving ways to decorate on a budget.

07/22/2014

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Ask An Expert: Dressing For Work During The Summer Heat

The summer heat can do a number on a professional wardrobe. Local fashion expert Kaye Cloutman provides some expert pointers for women who are out and about during the work day.

05/27/2014

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The Trendiest Boutiques That Opened In The North Bay In 2012

If you think you know the meaning of a boutique experience and are constantly in search of a new one, these new North Bay boutiques just may house your next essential luxury.

CBS San Francisco–12/25/2012

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North Bay’s Best Spots For Holiday Decorations

The holidays are always a special time of year for Bay Area residents. It’s when many families and friends pick out holiday-themed items such as Christmas trees, ornaments, nutcrackers and even mistletoe. The following is just a sampling of what’s offered just across the Golden Gate in North Bay for finding the perfect holiday decoration.

CBS San Francisco–11/20/2012

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Best Shellac Manicures In North Bay

Shellac manicures have fast become the nail trend of choice among beauties wanting perfectly manicured nails and a result that shines beyond a few days. Visit one of these five North Bay salons/spas for a taste of indulgence that is affordable.

CBS San Francisco–10/30/2012

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