“We wanted to bring elements of our Berkeley store in here,” says Randy Brewer of his new boutique, Convert Man, in Hayes Valley. The 1100-square-foot space expands the retailer’s Made-in-USA and eco-conscious philosophy into SF’s famously indie neighborhood, and joins Convert Shoes and the original Convert, both on Fourth Street in Berkeley.
Over the last few days, Andrey Melnichenko‘s stunning yacht “A” has been spotted around the San Francisco Bay. One of the most famous yachts in the world, it was designed by Philippe Starck, and was completed in 2008 at a reported cost of $323 million.
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This week we escaped north to the rustic seaside Howard Creek Ranch Inn and B&B for some glamping, piled-high country breakfast, and super strong cowboy coffee. Perched up on the hillside in Westport, we stayed in the dog-friendly Seaview cabin complete with a outdoor kitchen, charcoal grill, enclosed outdoor shower, and massive quilts.
KQED "Newsroom" host Thuy Vu is responsible for keeping Bay Area residents abreast of global affairs every Friday night. The three-time Emmy award-winning journalist, who has covered everything from the devastating legacy of Agent Orange sprayed during the Vietnam War to the impact of Burning Man on the Bay Area arts scene, let us in on some of her favorite places in the City.
The 5 places you should be eating and drinking this week.
Whether you're busy, bed ridden, or just plain lazy, it's a dream to live in a city where everything from premium Napa Valley wine to gorgeous flower boquets can be delivered to your door step same day. That's why we rounded up the best white glove apps around town. Because why would you do it yourself when there's an app for that?
Marco Moramarco is redefining the “start up” concept in a delicious way. After working as a software engineer in Silicon Valley for 20 years, Moramarco and his partner Paul Vierra moved up to Gualala, California on the Sonoma-Mendocino Coast. A neighbor with an excess of goat’s milk and a Williams-Sonoma gelato machine helped Moramarco discover his new calling— creating artisanal gelato from scratch.
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