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Go Now! This Week’s Your Last Chance to See Modern Art at Alcatraz

I love playing tour guide to friends visiting me in San Francisco: walking across the Golden Gate Bridge, hiking the Lands End Trail, tasting in wine country… But out of all the touristy attractions in the Bay Area, my hands-down favorite is Alcatraz: I love the gardens, the history, the ferry ride out— everything.

Choose Your Own (CA Parks) Adventure

In our May issue’s Best of the West section, we’re featuring something really cool that’s come out of a joint venture between California’s Parks Forward Commission and the wildly innovative Bay Area design studio called Stamen. Looking to help Californians and visitors actually use the state’s public lands, the commission decided to let Stamen loose on its data, and the result? The new CaliParks browser-based heatmap, […]

Where To Go This Weekend: San Francisco’s Outer Sunset hood

  The secret is out: The Outer Sunset is San Francisco’s coolest neighborhood.

The Best Chocolate Easter Egg Decorating Kit

What happens when you set a four-year-old and a five-year-old loose decorating their own chocolate Easter eggs? Bea and her friend Margaret just about burst with excitement when they heard the words “art” and “candy” in the same sentence.