more about: Oakland

Links We Love: Cool Finds for Every Room

From stylish Bay Area-sourced decor to streamlined pantry design, here are ways to touch up each corner of your home, indoors and out.

Living the Plastic-Free Dream

Beth Terry, the (nearly) plastic-free guru who recently distilled her experiences into a book*, is one of those people you just want to sit down with over a cup of coffee (in a ceramic mug, of course). There are no hints of enviro-extremism about her. In other words, she doesn’t seem like someone who has spent hours cataloguing plastic in her Oakland, […]

Inside the mind of a Western cartoonist

Even if you don’t recognize his name, you’ve likely seen the work of comic artist Daniel Clowes: On the cover of The New Yorker; in his comic book-turned-Hollywood flick Ghost World; on the label of the extinct OK Soda.

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Wines on tap revolution

Wine used to feel like such a production. Poll the table, pick a bottle, hope it pairs well with all the food. Or, go it alone and commit to a glass from one of the corked, 2/3 full bottles standing like sentinels at the bar for who knows how long. But western wineries are starting to furnish restaurants with kegs […]