Shopping & Style

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Best Camera Shops In The South Bay

Visit your favorite South Bay camera store in celebration of National Photography Month.

05/19/2015

Suzie B Photography (credit: Suzie Biehler)

Ask A Bay Area Expert: How To Take Better Pictures With Your Phone

May is National Photography Month, and with smart phones in our pockets, everyone can have fun getting that great shot for sharing. Suzie Biehler, a San Francisco-based professional photographer, gave tips for getting the most out of smart phone photography.

05/18/2015

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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The Top 5 Florists In San Francisco

Flowers, blossoms, florals or buds; however you term it, flowers make everything seem better, even if just for a while.

05/07/2015

Steve Jobs: Man In The Machine (credit: CNN Films)

Most Talked About Movies At The San Francisco International Film Festival

Fans of the San Francisco International Film Festival have long had April 23, 2015 through May 7, 2015 circled in red for the 58th annual SFIFF. This year choose among 181 films, 13 more than last year, during the two week-long event.

04/21/2015

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Best Kids Clothing Stores In The Bay Area

It is easy to find beautiful clothes for kids at high prices, but when reality sets in and cost is a concern don’t give up cuteness and quality for a lower price tag. Smart boutiques and consignment shops offer affordability for Bay Area moms.

04/14/2015

See Jane Run (credit: CBS)

Best Places To Buy Women’s Athletic Wear In The East Bay

For serious athletes, finding quality sportswear at local businesses can be a challenge. For those looking to avoid getting gear at the big box stores, here is a compilation of some of the best places to find women’s athletic wear in the Bay Area.

04/07/2015

Dog Eared Books (credit: Randy Yagi)

Best Used Bookstores In The Bay Area

Bay Area residents are encouraged to visit a used bookstore in observance of Drop Everything and Read Day.

04/06/2015

Jeans at Self Edge, San Francisco (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Ask an Expert: Men’s Fashion Forward Thinking For The Season In San Francisco

At the four-way intersection of casual, vintage, Tokyo and San Francisco, Self Edge on Valencia Street sets men’s fashion trends that reverberate way beyond the Mission District. We talk to expert Kiya Babzani about what he sees in spring 2015 and what else is sticking around.

03/31/2015

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Whoopie Cushions, Fake Vomit, Snakes In a Can; Where To Find April Fool Supplies

If you or your kids are into sleight-of-hand card tricks, fake ketchup or disappearing ink, it’s time to start shopping around. Besides, the magicians of the future have to start somewhere.

03/17/2015

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