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Summer Guide, Summer The Only Way From L.A. to S.F.

The Only Way From L.A. to S.F.

The American road trip is the stuff of novels, dreams, and notebooks full of song lyrics. It's a Kerouac-inspired montage of ´50s convertibles, flickering neon signs, roadside diner cheeseburgers, cheap souvenirs, and long stretches of dusty highway -- scored by…
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Summer Guide, Summer Deep in the Wine Country Bush

Deep in the Wine Country Bush

A lot of people equate summer at a wine country bed-and-breakfast with a bottle of old vine zin on a sunny veranda, pricey-but-worth-it spa treatments, and a dinner involving Laura Chenel goat cheese and local greens. But there's another kind…
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Holiday, Resuscitate Your Resolve

Resuscitate Your Resolve

Some people make them. Some make a point of not making them. Many people break them, and that's what this guide is for. The Resolution Handbook is your mid-January dose of inspiration to help you stay on track, try new…
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Summer Guide, Summer Humboldt Pie

Humboldt Pie

Mo Better is wearing a scarlet tutu, white tights, and a sailor cap crown, which is fitting, since she's the reining Rutabaga Queen. Beyond her a 20-ft metal rhino is launched into the Humboldt Bay. Incredibly, the thing doesn't sink.…
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Summer Guide, Summer At Play on the Bay

At Play on the Bay

When it comes to summertime, this East Coast transplant gets nostalgic for beach culture -- warm evenings in halter tops and shorts, dining on lobster tails and fried clams, and frolicking in the surf on the beaches of Cape Cod.…
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Holiday, Holiday Highlights 2001

Holiday Highlights 2001

Haight Street Revival offers playful objects for every budget. Designer blankets with saturated colors of blues and greens and geometrical patterns are soft in texture and made of 100% Merino wool. A cut above any catalog find ($229.95). For $30…
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Dining, Dish Enchanted North Beach

North Beach

Sergio was kneading dough for the gnocchi when I stopped by. I slipped onto a stool at the bar to wait, the scent of roasted coffee beans thick in the air. Crisp white napkins were folded into "bishop hats" on…
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Dining, Dish Enchanted

Wine

Your date looks like a Prada model, holds multiple degrees, laughs at your jokes, and generally seems to like you. Or at least has agreed to go to dinner. You settle into a velvet banquette at Fleur de Folie, candles…
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Dining, Dish Enchanted Dim - Sum

Dim - Sum

Interspersed between the produce markets of mid-Stockton and the Chinese tchotchke shops of Grant are Chinatown's unheralded resource of doughy delights--the dim sum counter. As an alternative to the cavernous, noisy, social gathering-places where carts are wheeled around with various…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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