City Life

The New Transbay Transit Center Is the World’s Most Enchanting Bus Station

A four-block-long park atop an all-dressed-up bus stop is S.F.’s most imaginative new public space since Crissy Field. Read More »

City Life

‘The Speakeasy’ Regulars Can’t Stop Traveling Back to the ’20s

And they’re deadly serious about the decade-specific dress. Read More »

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New boutique hotel Park James checks into Menlo Park. Read More »

Galleries and Performance

This Exhibition Is an Ode to Black Hair

The cosmetological is political.  Read More »


Good Timing

For watch aficionado Jared Silver, joining the family business was just a matter of time. Read More »

Wine and Spirits

The Perfect South Sonoma Day Trip

How to do wine country without spending all day in the car. Read More »


A New Novel Uncovers the Secret Lives of Chinatown

Vanessa Hua’s debut novel is a clear-eyed glimpse into the hidden worlds of Chinatown. Read More »


New Restaurant Alert: Six Openings to Watch Out For

New eats, drinks, and noshes in the Valley.  Read More »

News and Features

‘I Came into Fat Pride Through Sex’

Fat activist and author Virgie Tovar on her sexual awakening, the politics of dieting, and finding a really great bikini. Read More »


Oakland’s Shannon and the Clams Pick Three Can’t-Miss Outside Lands Acts

What to see at OSL (other than Janet Jackson and Florence Welch, of course).  Read More »

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