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The Big Review: Joshua Skenes's Angler
Josh Sens | November 19, 2018

 

On a busy stretch of the Embarcadero, outside the ample space that once housed Chaya, time-warp rock tunes pump into the evening air, the Cars giving way to Huey Lewis and...

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The Scooter Wars
Lexi Pandell | November 16, 2018

 

The bustling city wakes. Fog curls over the landscape. Unsuspecting commuters drive or BART to work, blearily clutching cups of coffee. Schoolkids line up for the yellow buses. Bicyclists pedal obliviously. All the...

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The San Francisco Scooter War
Lexi Pandell | November 16, 2018

 

The bustling city wakes. Fog curls over the landscape. Unsuspecting commuters drive or BART to work, blearily clutching cups of coffee. Schoolkids line up for the yellow buses. Bicyclists...

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London Breed Wants to Be Everybody’s Mayor
Scott Lucas | November 13, 2018

 

Mayor London Breed is running late.

She was due back at her ornate wood-paneled office in City Hall 20 minutes ago, but there’s traffic, and a university...

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What to Wear This Month: The Holiday Edition
Erin Feher | November 13, 2018

 

The Bag Means Business
It makes sense that the it handbag for busy, laptop-toting professional women was conceived by one. Coral Chung founded...

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Four New Restaurants to Try Right Now
Josh Sens and Luke Tsai | November 12, 2018

Farmhouse Kitchen Thai Cuisine
Oakland
Step through a doorway fringed by palm fronds and enter a sensory wonderland. Thai pop music plays on the stereo. Cloth...

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This Artist's Medium: Seaweed
Erin Feher | November 9, 2018

 

Lina Prairie’s Inverness studio isn’t for making art, although it’s the site of prolific creation. Tools of her trade fill the shelves: poultry shears, old washrags, clothespins...

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The End of the Pledge Drive?
Andrew Gilbert | November 9, 2018

 

First came the cash; now comes the payoff. Bay Area public television outlets, fresh off last year’s unprecedented, one-time sale of unused bandwidth, are for the first time in ages...

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Why Do S.F.’s New Condo Towers Sound Like Trendy Baby Names?
Flora Tsapovsky | November 8, 2018

When a friend recently gave birth to a baby girl, the name she’d been keeping secret from the world finally became public: Avery. And in the...

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How Three Works in SFMOMA’s Survey of Chinese Art Got Blocked—in America
Ian A. Stewart | November 7, 2018

As curators at the Guggenheim agonized over the monumental task of compiling the survey of “global contemporary...

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Three Wineries Where You’ll Be Glad You’re Allowed to Sleep Over
Ian White | November 7, 2018

This story, originally published in March 2016, has been updated and is current as of November 2018.

What’s even better than a day in wine...

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The Hardest-Working House in Town
Erin Feher | November 6, 2018

For the first time in decades, Amir Mortazavi’s house is just, well, a home. It’s a novel situation for the art collector and real estate developer, who eight years ago took the three-unit...

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