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A taste of the future, and lifestyle trends that are happening here first.


The Dawn of Dog-sharing

These days, thanks to the much-loved, much-loathed, much-discussed sharing economy, who needs to own stuff?

Where To Go This Weekend: Glen Ellen, CA

Glen Ellen, California, is reclaiming its status as a great Bay Area escape with fresh spots to wine, dine, and relax in Sonoma Valley.

All Hail SF Beer Week

Now in its 7th year, SF Beer Week (Feb. 6-15) is quickly turning into the early-semester keg party no one wants to miss. With more than 700 events spread over 10 days, the festival pours a river of craft brew that flows into every corner of the Bay Area, from restaurants to dive bars to your favorite brewpub with the […]

Welcome to Jackson Hole, China

Wait, China? Yes. Walk down the streets of the new Jackson Hole resort community in the mountains north of Beijing and you might experience geographical whiplash. Both communities have rustic log lodges, antlers on the walls, worn wood floors—though in China, these were engineered to look old. So what’s the story? A few years ago Portland designer Allison Smith told me […]