Month: August 2018

My Dear San Francisco, I Love You More Than You Would Ever Know

I have always felt a little out of step. Whether it was my awkward adolescence, my days as a high school cheerleader (yes, really), or as a student at Cal Poly, I never quite felt completely accepted by the people around me. Don’t get me wrong, the Gemini in me adapts well to different types […]

They’re Baaaaaaaaack: Electric Scooters Start To Hit The SF Streets Again

You thought you could get away from them? Fat chance. The variety of scooter brands we commonly now know of, Bird, Lime, and so on aren’t the ones making their return. In fact, the SFMTA had purposefully forgotten about them. In the end SFMTA selected lesser known Scoot and Skip as the beneficiaries of the pilot program, who […]

Never Let His Legacy Die: A Robin Williams Mural Rises on Market

And from tradegy comes homage; Robin Williams is always on our mind. Photo via @williamkapke For Argentinian artist Andres Iglesias, aka Cobre, his mural couldn’t come any sooner. With Williams passing on August 11th, the piece honors him in full wall view. Williams’ distinctive, animated visage is also a popular subject for street art, often appearing […]

The August Editor’s Letter: August, Die She Must

And she did, didn’t she. Simon & Garfunkel, those dudes don’t lie. Compared to the firework quality of July—a month that is about as pure summer as summer can get—August is this strange, languid stretch of time when temperatures jump as Indian Summer swells; the quiet anxiety of the season’s end grips everyone from school […]

Who Says No to Thematic Cocktails at an Outdoor Movie Night?

Summer ain’t over in this city and it’s time to get downright cinematic. Dirty Habits is here to give the Bay a dose of movie magic with its outdoor movie series starting September 9th and running through October 28th. Dirty Habit’s open patio will be transformed into a full-fledge movie theater. As far as what’s […]

Hollywood comes to San Francisco and the de Young Museum with Photographer Steve Kahn

The de Young museum will showcase Steve Kahn’s “The Hollywood Suites”, a conceptual photographic series depicting Los Angeles’s social hemorrhaging throughout the 1970’s. Steve Kahn did what artistically inclined individuals tend to do in midst of the societal disintegration; make sense of absurdity through experimental art making. The product of his creative investigations became a […]

The Price Of Taking Selfies—SF Gets *Another* Insta-Museum This September

How many more could we need? Are we feeling burned out by them? On one camp, we’re kind of over it. But to those who love taking pictures and getting involved, it’s just the beginning. For those who have been living under a rock the size of a ball-pit, San Francisco has been graced by […]

Science-Based Skincare That Starts In The Garden—Botnia Skincare On Natural Beauty

Whichever angle one chooses to look upon Botnia skin care line, it’s remarkable. From a local perspective, it’s unbeatable. With ingredients grown just over the bridge on a beyond-gorgeous microfarm in Sausalito and an accompanying spa in Pacific Heights, the roots of this company are deepy Bay Area. From a beauty perspective, the goods are […]

Off The Menu: Picnic’ing with Class at Provenance Vineyards

A new mural by San Francisco’s own artist Heather Day now graces the 30×50 foot exterior wall of Provenance Vineyard’s tasting room. To celebrate and showcase the debut of their new breathtakingly large mural, which wraps the exterior in bold abstractions that both take inspiration from and compliment the natural surrounding terrain, Provenance Vineyards is […]

Off The Menu: The Argentum Project Swoons Greek Decadence in SoMa

“Such a wonderful addition to the neighborhood,” Alan, a frequent of the new eatery in the heart of SoMa.  And if in case you tire of Souvla—let this be your next option. The Argentum Project offers sandwiches, espresso drinks, cookies, pastries, frozen yogurt, soft serve, prepared salads and Greek grocery items. The owners Dimitrios and Katerina […]

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