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As we all know, the Sonoma Wine Country has tons of wineries, which can make for a fun weekend getaway. But where’s the fun in elbowing your way to the wine tasting counter, or yelling over the shrill sound of tipsy tourists when trying to engage in a conversation? I don’t know about you, but […]

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Happy Friday! Has everyone adjusted to Daylight Saving yet? Yeah… didn’t think so. Is everyone ready for the coming holiday season? Yeah… didn’t think so either. Well, on a completely unrelated note, enjoy this week’s Weekly Round-up! Local Events Here’s a really awesome sounding event– The 5th Annual SF Int’l Animation Festival (Nov. 11-14). This […]

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Happy Friday, everybody! We’ve got some cool events going on this weekend, not to mention this super-cool van (see photo). What the heck is that thing? Find out below… Local Events Do you rip up the slopes in the winter? If so, you should definitely check out the San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival this […]

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Happy Friday, everyone! You know what Sunday is? That’s right — it’s Halloween. This entire post is dedicated to this scary, outrageous and weird holiday. Enjoy, or else! Muahaha! Local Events Today: If you live in the North Bay, by all means — get over to the Occidental Harvest Market Festival (from 4 – 7PM). […]

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Oh, the joys of living in a culturally diverse city like San Francisco! We get it all: spicy Indian food, 12-person Afro-funk bands and awesome, traditional holiday celebrations like the Dia de los Muertos — or, Day of the Dead — celebration in the Mission District. About the holiday: Dia de los Muertos is a […]

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Happy Friday, kids! Let’s see what’s on tap for this weekend: Local Events Miss out on SF Oktoberfest? Not to worry, you can get your beer-guzzling on at the Peninsula Oktoberfest tomorrow in Redwood City. It’s all going down at Courthouse Square from noon til 8PM and will include an eclectic mix of local bands, […]

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I know I say this a lot, but now I’m really serious: the trip my family and I took to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico in the summer of ’07 was one of my favorite vacations of all time. Having still not experienced a trip with comparable fun levels three years later, I credit the success of […]

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Happy Friday! Well, this was a big week. Inhabit officially launched (woo!), another heat wave crashed the party (in San Francisco, at least) and the Chilean miners finally made their way back up to the earth’s surface. In other news… Local Events This weekend is the 40th Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival, […]

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Halloween is the one time of the year you can leave your house looking like a complete weirdo, and no one will even notice. So I say — go out, look as bizarre/creepy/outrageous as you want and have an incredible time! Here are a few Halloween destinations in the Western US to get your festive […]

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Happy Friday, ya’ll! As usual, there are lots of cool events going on around the SF Bay Area this weekend — something for everyone’s palette, I think — and lots of interesting activity across the internet. Enjoy the round-up: Local Events Mill Valley Film Festival: Considered one of the top ten film festivals in the […]

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Let’s say you’re not the biggest wine fan. Sure, you’ll order a bottle of wine with friends, or spend a day wine tasting just for the heck of it, but at the end of the day all you want is a gooey chocolate brownie or big mug o’ hot chocolate. That’s how I am. So, […]

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Welcome to Friday! Well, I must say the internet was very amusing this week. Check out what we came across when we weren’t working were browsing the internet for work-related things. Local (and not-so-local) Events The annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival commences today, and continues through Sunday in Golden Gate Park, SF. You’ve probably surmised […]

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In an earlier post, I mentioned that travelers these days are more environmentally conscious. They get peeved when they stay in vacation rentals that don’t meet their standards of “living green.” Now, I’m not saying you need to buy all new EnergySTAR appliances or spend a boat-load installing solar panels, but there are some ways […]

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Welcome to Friday! We’ve come across some great events going on this weekend around the San Francisco Bay Area (and a little further south), and some interesting stuff on the internet. Let’s see what’s brewing! (Get it, brewing? See the photo below…) Local Events Oktoberfest by the Bay: Even though we couldn’t make it to […]

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As in most other big cities, the gourmet food truck and food cart trend is in full swing here in San Francisco. It’s pretty surprising, too, considering the fact that San Francisco has yet to change it’s legislation to better accommodate food trucks, like other cities have. But maybe all the struggle and determination required […]

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