How to get rid of fruit flies

You’ve returned home from a long day of work, buoyed by thoughts of sinking your teeth into that amazing doughnut peach from last weekend’s farmers’ market haul.

3 low-energy ways to cool your home

  It’s August, which means it’s hot for most of us. But the environmentalist in you knows pumping the AC isn’t the answer. Matt Golden, an energy efficiency expert based in Sausalito, California, and CEO of Open Energy Efficiency, gave us tips for keeping cool for the rest of the summer. 1. Tighten things up. Make sure your ductwork is […]

Where to go this weekend: Taos, NM

Long renowned for its art, this mountain town blossoms in the summer, with beautiful hikes and alfresco eats. Christopher Hall explores the Southwestern town. 

Bay Area luminaries get their own wallpaper

Think you’re a diehard resident of the Bay Area? Prove it. Hang this wallpaper—featuring eight local icons like local-food guru Alice Waters and former quarterback Joe Montana—in your home. And then please send me a photo.