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Friday, January 30, 2015

Super Bowl Fever: San Francisco Ranks Sixth Best City for Football Fans

Posted By on Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 8:40 AM



In case you didn't already know, perky pop-tart Katy Perry will perform a major televised concert this Sunday known as the Super Bowl Halftime Show. There'll be hits, there'll be and plenty of pop-induced fits as Perry promises to perform mash-ups of some of her most popular sugar-laced songs. Like Beyoncé and Madonna did in years prior, Perry's one-time extravaganza comes equipped with a most unusual opening act: a football game. 

And just in time to commemorate Perry's pig-skinned achievement, the folks over at finance site WalletHub rank San Francisco as the sixth best city in America for football fans — and we didn't even have to vandalize the city or stab anyone to earn the spot. 

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

San Francisco is Number One on the Naughtiest Cities List in America for Renters

Posted By on Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Here we are... on the naughty list. - SHUTTERSTOCK/STEPHEN FINN

San Francisco chose the wrong time of year to be naughty.

With Christmas just two weeks away, the last thing Santa Claus needs is a reason to triple-check his list before takeoff on his merry sled. Unfortunately, the tattletales at Rent.com took it upon themselves to ruin Christmas in San Francisco and announce to the whole world that we’ve been naughty where it hurts the most: our wallets.

Expect plenty of coal this holiday season.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

San Francisco Ranks Fifth Best City in America for Winter Travel

Posted By on Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 8:50 AM

Panorama of San Francisco City Hall illuminated by Christmas lights. - NICKOLAY STANEV/SHUTTERSTOCK

Listen up, San Francisco. It’s time to sit up straight, watch the language and put your best face forward because we’ve got company.

The folks over at finance site WalletHub named San Francisco the fifth best travel destination in America for winter getaways. Sure, it’s a few spots shy of number one but we're still wearing a light jacket while the majority of the country is in a deep freeze. So, we're winning on our book. Let's take a look at the cities that beat us:

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

America's 10 Most Annoying Phrases and Words

Posted By on Wed, Jul 9, 2014 at 11:10 AM

We've overheard people making fun of YOLO by saying, "You only YOLO once." It made us laugh, but apparently, the acronym YOLO is making people cringe.

But there's always been cringe-worthy phrases and slang. Tubular, anyone?

And now, those over at couponcodespro.com (we're not sure why a coupon company really cares about phrases other than those related to products) took a poll to determine the top 10 most annoying phrases of 2014 and who's saying them.

Here's the list in full, along with their definitions:

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Thursday, July 3, 2014

We'll Show Them: San Francisco Ranks 48th Best City to Celebrate Fourth of July

Posted By on Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Repeat after us: "We've got spirit, yes we do. We've got spirit, yes we do. We've got spirit, yes we do."

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

By Popular Demand: San Francisco Voted Coolest City in America

Posted By on Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 3:43 PM

We can always count on San Francisco to truly deliver where it matters most.

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Let's Get Physical: San Francisco Ranks Second Best Vacation Spot for the Health Conscious

Posted By on Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 2:00 PM

The words San Francisco and budget-friendly aren't usually mentioned in the same sentence.

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Monday, June 2, 2014

Just Married: San Francisco Ranks 19th Best Honeymoon Destination in America

Posted By on Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Don't let the picture above fool you. There's nothing spectacular about 19th place.

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Moms Want Equal Pay: California Ranks Eighth Best State for Working Moms

Posted By on Wed, May 7, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Listen up, kids. Let's forgo the usual gifts of flowers and spa treatments this Mother's Day and instead give our beloved mamas what they really want: equal pay in the workplace.

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Friday, April 25, 2014

Pull My Finger: San Francisco Ranks Ninth Funniest City in America

Posted By on Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 8:00 AM

It's official. San Francisco's sense of humor has gone from tacky to techie.

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