Guide To Celebrating CarnavalIf you can't visit Brazil this year, San Francisco's Carnaval celebration is the next best thing.
Best Places To See New Year's Eve Fireworks Around San FranciscoFireworks that light up the silhouette of the Bay Bridge are an unforgettable sight, from any vantage point. Here are some suggestions for the very best places to watch the show.
Best Spring Art Festivals On The PeninsulaThe Bay Area has lots of artists and lots of beautiful scenery, so it only makes sense that we also have plenty of art events. Here are a few on the Peninsula that you can check out this spring.
Best Date Night Shows For Valentine's Day In San FranciscoIt's hard to go wrong with champagne and flowers, but where do you go after dinner before the evening's denouement? Everybody's taste is different, but the following show suggestions will certainly appeal to somebody's sense of the romantic.
Best Places For Men's Accessories In San FranciscoTo find the right, interesting accessory, avoid the big department stores in the financial district and start exploring the world of boutiques. Here are a few suggestions to get you started.
Best Places For Vinyl In The South Bay And PeninsulaNowadays, serious collectors scour antique shops, used book stores and specialty stores to get their vinyl fix. Here are a few happy hunting grounds in San Francisco's South Bay.
Best Language Classes In The Bay AreaIf you want to learn a new language, you are in the right place. Here are some suggestions on how you might get started.
Best Ceramics Classes For Adults In The Bay AreaRemember how much fun it was to play in the mud as a child? You can do it still today, with wonderful artistic results.
Best 2014 New Year's Eve Concerts In The San Francisco Bay AreaPicking just the right event on New Year's Eve is part of the holiday fun! After all, it's the biggest party of the year. Here we offer a nice range of musical choices and interesting venues.
Best Places For Unique Christmas Ornaments In The South BayIf you'd truly like to make this "the most magical time of the year" by transforming your home into a Christmas wonderland, here are a few places to go treasure hunting.
Best Places For Handmade Gifts In The East BayAre you tired of buying the same ole same ole? Here are a few shops in the East Bay where you can find handmade, one-of-a-kind gifts.
Ask A San Francisco Expert: Tips For Shopping On Cyber MondayGod Bless Mr. Scrooge and all his ilk, but for those who want to make merry with the shopping, here are a few tips from style consultant Kimberly Grant for Cyber Monday bargain hunters.
Best Local Shops To Visit On Black Friday In The South BayFor a more relaxed Black Friday experience, you might enjoy visiting some local shops where you'll be able to find unusual gifts.
Ask An East Bay Stylist: Putting Together Your Best Fall LookFrom scarves to boots and sweaters to jackets, the right fall choices from this San Francisco expert will have you looking just right as we head into the holiday season.
Best Bay Area-Based DesignersNot everybody can afford top-of-the-line designer clothing from world famous designers, but an occasional splurge on an original design by a local artist is a treat worth considering.