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21 Ways To Get Involved with Earth Day 2021 in the Bay Area and Beyond

Mother Nature really is living her best life these days— sans the swaths of humans regularly driving, littering, and polluting the outdoors. So on this sunny April day in the seven-by-seven, let’s do our communal parts to honor and salute her… via our 5G and LTE connections. Waters around the world are clearing; the air […]

Field Notes: Obi Kaufmann on A Better Story

It feels a bit backward to be interviewing Obi Kaufmann—painter, naturalist, and poet—over the phone. Being an individual I’ve wanted to interview for some time, I figured that our chat would take place somewhere picturesque—at the foot of Mt. Tam or some backcountry hike in the East Bay, surrounded by a grove of redwoods or […]

The Power of Skin: Botnia Skincare’s Justine Kahn on Cultivating Your Own Ingredients in a Synthetic World

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 deeply Bay Area. From a beauty perspective, the goods are […]

August’s Best New Bay Area Restaurants and Old-School Alternatives To Order To-Go From or Dine Al Fresco at

During the pandemic, our beloved dining and drink communities continue to reel, so my dining column includes takeout/delivery and outdoor dining standouts. Sadly, due to rising cases in California and nationally, our July 13th indoor dining reopen date has been put indefinitely on hold.  Please join me in helping to keep our best alive, celebrating […]

Here’s How To Stay Up-To-Date With the Wildfires — and Ways to Help Those Fleeing Them

San Francisco has filled with smoke again; the Bay Area is burning — again. We’re, truly, living in dystopian times. Climate change is as real as human ignorance. Hope saddles compassion in exact parallels. Alas: it’s times of catastrophe that call us, as a whole, to act; to reach out; to do our individual parts […]

Welcome to the Bob Cut Shop—A Collection of Summer and Fall Items To Wear in the Bay Area

It’s been a dream of mine to do more work in the fashion-sphere. Luckily, Bob Cut isn’t just a media site. The days I would spend as a child making poorly designed garments with the help of my ever-so-lovely mother or coming into my first year in college and trying every style under the sun […]

June Editor’s Letter: Black Lives Matter

Hello, this is Anthony—founder of Bob Cut Mag. I hope you’re doing well and thriving to the best of your capacity. I did not put out a May editor’s letter, with the passing of George Floyd and details of both Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor plus with the emerging news of Tony Mcdade—I needed time […]

The Sound of Shelter in Place: Mill Valley’s Unanimous and Ominous “Howl”

With shelter in place orders stretching on for nearly two months now, our days have blurred together into a vast expanse of Zoom calls, screens, scrolling, and a grab-bag of hobbies that assist in passing the time. For most of us, time as a concept has shifted; 11am just might be a perfectly acceptable hour […]

Shelter In Place: A Moment in Time

This concept came to me on one of my evening runs. As I drifted through the now silent and deserted streets of my neighborhood I could feel the energy radiating from within these homes. The homes were full and the streets were empty. I felt so empathetic to the loneliness and feeling of isolation but […]

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