Month: June 2017

Away From The Bay: The Six Concrete Things I Learned Traveling to Cuba This Year

I traveled to Cuba on a whim. It was that sort of happenstance decision where I didn’t have a ton of time to make any concrete choices. I got a call from one of my best friends in SF. She, in a excited spell of passion, shared that tickets were less than $300… round trip. […]

Things To Do: Feel The Vibes At SF’s Only Antique Vibrator Museum

If Grandma could tell us about her favorite dildo of year’s past, we’d ask. A treat we recently discovered was something we expected San Francisco to have but we didn’t really dive into. A museum for sex toys is brilliant, revolutionary, and all things dirty (physically and metaphorically). The Antique Vibrator Museum displays the treasures […]

The Dogs in Drag Were The Highlight of This Year’s Pride Parade

Sashay, you stay! And your collar is hella cute too! The streets were alive with all the colors of the rainbow this past Sunday. And while the drag was hella fierce too, another cohort of parade goers, too, had a strong snatch-game—the pups of Pride! (Yes: I’m referring to the actual canine variety…and not the […]

Self Love At Love Story Yoga In The Mission

The yoga display at Love Story Yoga, Photography by Justice McNeil The first and most important love story you will ever play a part in is the one with yourself. Oscar Wilde definitely knew what he was talking about when he said “to love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance”. There is nothing […]

The Founders Behind Amour Vert Chatted With Us About Their French Roots and The Importance of Sustainable Fashion

Who knew saving the planet could look so chic?  While fast fashion continues to thrive, often through unethical and eco-damaging practices, the antithesis has (finally) emerged. These are companies that strive to be transparent in their practices, leave little to no carbon footprint—and, simultaneously, still  provide products that are stylish, yet eco-conscious; companies like Amour […]

Drag Icon Juanita More! Rings In Pride 2017 In The Most Beautiful Way Possible

“2017 marks my 25th year in drag in San Francisco, so these murals are very special to me,” says local drag icon Juanita More!. Everything from painting supervisor Jane Kim to leading a series of resist marches, Juanita has a lot to celebrate. With a new year of Pride to celebrate, the iconic drag star […]

How (and Where) You Can Volunteer to Get Free Admission to Some of This Year’s Hottest Bay Area Events

Time is money, after all. There’s a lot of really cool stuff to do in the Bay Area at any given time—but not all of us have the deep pockets to field the ticket costs. Luckily, there are a ton of opportunities to trade a few hours of your time for free admission to somewhere. […]

The Latest Design Carpentry Collab Between Erica Tanov and Russell Fong Will Give You DIY Envy

Time for a seasonal interior design makeover, gang! There’s nothing better than working on a project with a friend and, actually, see it come a mere thought to a tangible product. And that’s exactly the case for lifestyle and fashion designer Erica Tanov and her longtime friend, Russell Fong, a luthier and craftsman who got […]

Off The Menu: Four Barrel Debuts Their New “Not Cold Brew” Coffee (And You Can Get it by the Keg)

San Francisco’s Four Barrel Coffee may be onto the next big trend in coffee—a versatile cold coffee that comes from a keg.  If you begin to think about the mainstream consumer trends in coffee, two trajectories come to mind, first and foremost: cold brew and nitro. It’s, literally, everywhere— even around  the corner at your […]

Things To Do: Salt & Straw’s Ice Cream Seasonal Cooking Demo

You can have your ice cream and eat it too, Salt & Straw is hosting an exclusive cooking class so get your sweet tooth ready. If the Thanksgiving flavor wasn’t something to come crawling towards, this may be your chance to avoid the long lines at Salt & Straw’s Fillmore location and make their secretive […]

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