Arts & Culture

SFJAZZ Center Celebrates Fifth Season With Gala And MoreSFJAZZ kicks off the long-running Bay Area cultural institution's Fifth Anniversary Season this week with the SFJAZZ Gala 2017 paying tribute to tabla maestro Zakir Hussain Wednesday night.
Best Ways To Commemorate MLK Jr. Day In The Bay AreaFilm festivals, marches, speeches, an art festival and free admission to national parks are a few of the happenings in and around San Francisco and the Bay Area on and near the date for Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 18, 2016.
Powerhouse Young Saxophonist Brings Band To SFJAZZ CenterSaxophonist Kamasai Washington brings his talented group to the SFJAZZ Center this week for three nights of intense, forward-thinking electric jazz.
San Francisco All Stars Pay Tribute To Late SongwriterMission District venue the Chapel hosts an all-star San Francisco salute to the late poet and songwriter Leonard Cohen Sunday, headlined by renowned 30-member a capella Cohen tribute choir Conspiracy of Beards.
Best Places To Give Back This Holiday Season In The Bay AreaMake a difference in your community with these great ways to give back during the holiday season.
Top 11 Movies You Must See When They Hit Theaters This FallAs summer ends and the other seasons come to play, we can all enjoy a nice day at the movies. Here are some of the movies that we can sit back, relax and watch in the next couple of months...

Family & Pets

Carrie Underwood Shows Off Dog's Physical Therapy In Adorable VideoAce suffered a herniated disc before the holidays...
Santafest - City Kids Helping Homeless Children This Holiday SeasonSaturday morning dozens of kids gathered to play the part of Santa’s elfs. They picked out and wrapped gifts for homeless children in San Francisco. Santafest is an annual fundraiser for Children of Shelters, a non-profit working to break the cycle of homelessness for kids in the city by providing enrichment and educational opportunities.
5 Creative Thanksgiving Decor Ideas Using Household ItemsCraft the perfect Thanksgiving table setting and decor with these five ideas.
5 Thanksgiving Traditions To Start With Your FamilyGive thanks and spend time with family with these five new Thanksgiving tradition ideas.
Babies Should Sleep In Same Room As Parents During First YearThe American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for infants to be kept in their parents' bedroom at night for six months to a year.
Don't Know What To Be For Halloween? Google Frightgeist Will DecideIt's that time of year. Time to decide what to be for Halloween.

Food & Drink

Battle Over Lefty O'Doul's Name, Memorabilia Heats Up As Iconic Restaurant Prepares To CloseA battle is heating up over Lefty O'Doul's, a well-known San Francisco restaurant in Union Square set to close next month. At issue: who owns what.
Chef Maeve Takes Holiday Baking To The Next LevelVIDEO: Food Network's Holiday Baking Champion, Chef Maeve Rochford joins Michelle Griego for some great holiday tips and tricks to take our sugar cookie baking to the next level.
Best Eggnog Cocktails In The Bay AreaFive of the best eggnog cocktails to enjoy over the holidays in the Bay Area
Foodie Chap With Brian Means, Lead Bartender & Mixologist at Mina GroupThis much in demand mixologist and Liam met for cocktails and conversation recently at PABU in San Francisco. Means crafted two cocktails for the holidays...
Foodie Chap With Petra & Saskia Bergstein of The Caviar CompanyPetra and Saskia took Liam on a Caviar trip around the world during our interview and tasting at "Piperade" on Battery Street + Enjoy their recipe for Baby Potatoes w/ Caviar & Crème Fraiche...
4 Healthy Twists On Your Favorite Thanksgiving Side DishesSave some calories without losing any of the flavor, here are a few great tips and tricks to lightening your Thanksgiving meals...

Nightlife & Music

SFJAZZ Center Celebrates Fifth Season With Gala And MoreSFJAZZ kicks off the long-running Bay Area cultural institution's Fifth Anniversary Season this week with the SFJAZZ Gala 2017 paying tribute to tabla maestro Zakir Hussain Wednesday night.
Local Latin Percussion Legend Plays Yoshi'sOnetime member of Santana and a veteran band leader, local Latin percussion giant Pete Escovedo and his Orchestra perform at Yoshi's in Oakland this weekend.
Stax Keyboard Legend Plays OaklandMarin-based Hammond B-3 organ legend Booker T. Jones plays a Bay Area show this weekend when he holds forth with his current band for two nights at Yoshi's in Oakland.
Tribute Band Adds Latin Funk To Sabbath ClassicsNine-piece funk juggernaut Brown Sabbath takes the stage at the Independent Saturday to deliver its hard-grooving, Latin-tinged interpretations of standards from the Black Sabbath catalog.
San Francisco All Stars Recreate Classic Live AlbumAn all-star assembly of San Francisco musicians Cocker Power comes together at the Chapel this Thursday to recreate music from the classic live album and concert movie Mad Dogs & Englishmen.
Powerhouse Young Saxophonist Brings Band To SFJAZZ CenterSaxophonist Kamasai Washington brings his talented group to the SFJAZZ Center this week for three nights of intense, forward-thinking electric jazz.

Shopping & Style

Skip The Crowds, Shop Off Hours On Thanksgiving WeekendThe pros and cons to shopping on Black Friday, versus the off hours during Thanksgiving weekend.
Don't Know What To Be For Halloween? Google Frightgeist Will DecideIt's that time of year. Time to decide what to be for Halloween.
Budget-Friendly DIY Outdoor Halloween DecorationsCraft the perfect outdoor Halloween decorations with these DIY ideas.
Denim Named Official Fabric Of CaliforniaGovernor Jerry Brown just signed a bill naming denim the official fabric of California.
Best Custom Shirt Shops In The Bay AreaCustom T-shirts are a perfect avenue both for personal expression as well as for business marketing. Here are 5 of the Bay Area's top shops for custom t-shirt printing.
Best Pottery Shops In San FranciscoUnique gifts can be hard to find, but in San Francisco there are so many artists and craftsmen that make their goods accessible to the public. Pottery is one of those everyday wares that have beauty and function. Here are some of the best pottery shops in San Francisco where you can find local designs.

Travel & Outdoors

Tahoe Queen Paddle-Wheeler To Be Scrapped, Replaced Following August 2016 FireAramark Lake Tahoe Cruises official David Freireich said the Tahoe Queen can't be repaired due to damage from a fire last August.
House Hunting By Plane Taking Off In Bay Area Luxury Real Estate MarketHigh-end buyers are getting an aerial view of the most exclusive Bay Area homes.
Tourists Swamp San Francisco's Lombard Street, Annoying Neighbors And Vexing OfficialsSightseers have visited the landmark street for decades, but in the past four or five years, they have flooded it.
7 Best Places To Ride A CamelGo on the adventure of a lifetime and hop on top of a camel adventure where you can see some amazing sites in some of the most remote regions of the world.
5 Best Hostels In The United KingdomThe best hostels in the United Kingdom also rank among the best in the world...
The Rocky Mountain's 5 Best ViewsDive into the beauty of the Rocky Mountains where you will enjoy breathtaking landscapes filled with massive mountains, native wildlife and luscious foliage.

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