The Bay Area in 1920. "Dodge auto on boardwalk. 'The Damner' on Miller Tires Coast-to-Coast." All we know about what seems to have been a promotional stunt is preserved in this 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size...
A late-summer trip to San Francisco with my wife, child and parents had all of us wanting to check out different parts of the City by the Bay. With some planning, we were able to combine touristy highlights with lesser-known areas, including where we stayed — the city's NoPa neighborhood....
Drink in season with this diverse collection of beer and spirits from around the Bay Area, from pumpkin barleywine to applejack.
With convenience and department stores rolling out the nutcrackers, chocolate Santas, and elves on shelves San Francisco is buzzing about the upcoming Santa Skivvies Run. The Bay Area’s most festive holiday romp brings hundreds of sexy Santas for a mad dash for 1.6 miles from the UN Plaza to the Castro. All proceeds go directly to […]
Sephora has announced the adoption of Apple Pay for all Bay Area and Manhattan stores, starting today. Over 70 percent of Sephora’s in-store customers are also iPhone owners, according to internal company research. But Sephora had to...Show More Summary
In the SF Bay Area? The San Francisco SPCA is once again teaming up with Macy’s for Holiday Windows, the annual event where adoptable cats and dogs are showcased in Macy’s windows in Union Square. This year the Windows will be unveiled by Grumpy Cat, who will be available for photo opportunities! It all starts […]
Based in Oakland, California, Inner City Advisors serves inner-city communities throughout the Bay Area. By and large, these are very diverse communities, CEO Jose Corona said. But local companies have been "called out," as he put it, for lack of diversity -- particularly in Silicon Valley.
We just got closer to self-sufficiency in space with the installation of a 3D printer aboard the International Space Station The Zero-G is the first 3D printer built for zero gravity. It was designed by Bay Area startup Made In Space, and it arrived on the International Space Station on Sept. Show More Summary
It’s 5 o’clock, and you’re leaving the office in search of some post-work libations and snacks before dinner. You could go the traditional happy hour route — where you’re limited to a few drinks and small bites within a short window of time — or you could up the ante and visit a Japanese izakaya.
This eclectic Thanksgiving menu is just the ticket to stir things up this year. The star of the show is a gorgeous, smoke-scented, mahogany-browned turkey fresh off the grill. The beauty of cooking the bird this way is that it freesShow More Summary
Bay Area artist and frequent Freeway collaborator the Jacka is preparing a new solo project called What Happened To The World, which will drop on December 2nd. Here’s “Love”, the first leak produced by DJ Child. Previously: Freeway & the Jacka ft. Joe Blow – No Time (Video)
TweetWell, today’s the big day for the bid to have the 2024 Olympics in the Bay Area. San Francisco puts in chips for 2024 Olympics by John Coté 1. Obviously, an Olympics in the bay area would be good news for the San Francisco Chronicle. Obvs. I mean, that goes without saying, right? See the […]
"Tech Boom!" parodies the fog of cluelessness engulfing the Bay Area
Reader Roseanne Sullivan sent in news about a special event in the Bay area: Another historically significant event in the history of the Latin Mass in the San Francisco Bay Area will take place this Saturday evening, November 15, 2014. Show More Summary
The Bay Area in 1918. "Service truck and greens." Eucalyptus trees and some sort of leafy vegetable. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.
That seat's going to be a while. Taking the first step toward ensuring you'll never beat the seasoned laptop worker to any seat ever again, 200 Bay Area Starbucks locations have installed the first 1,500 of many, many more Starbucks Duracell Powermats to come. Show More Summary
TweetAs seen by photographer James Corrigan at a South San Francisco Costco yesterday, November 16th, 2014: Granted, this is a membership-only warehouse so I guess you’d have to factor in the $55 annual membership, but prices are dropping like a stone lately – it’s only a matter of time before you’ll be able to purchase […]
Small Press Traffic has been a living, breathing eco-system of radical poets and writers in the Bay Area for the past FORTY YEARS! FORTY! That’s right. What other radiant literary circle includes Robert Glück, Kevin Killian, Kathleen Fraser, Bruce Boone, Samantha Giles, Evan Kennedy, Erika Staiti, Alli Warren, Brandon Brown, Dodie Bellamy, Megan Camille Roy [...]
Starbucks has begun to deploy wireless charging stations at select coffee shops in the San Francisco Bay Area. The company said 200 stores now offer wireless charging spots on tables and coffee bars. Customers with compatible handsets can place their devices on the spots to receive a power boost while sipping a latte. Show More Summary
At California's San Quentin prison, inmates who never even used a computer before are learning software development and planning their apps. Like everyone else in the San Francisco Bay Area, Jason Jones has an idea for a new app. Called...Show More Summary