Irony of ironies: today, 150 years after appearing on the scene, the Impressionists, perhaps art's greatest rebel force, have become what they despised. Dorm room kitsch. Visual Muzak.
From post to prison to protest site to park, the island of Alcatraz has worn many hats. The thing of it is, how can a rocky piece of foggy, cold outcrop amidst the freezing waters San Francisco Bay not be enticing?
This year's America's Cup, held in San Francisco, is the epitome of boat races that harkens back to the 1800's -- making it the oldest trophy in American sports. These hotels offer some of the best views of the race, so you can take in the event in style.
Minnie Bell's is one of 40 vendors, that will bring their stories and tasty treats to the San Francisco Night Market, presented by La Cocina, Friday, August 16, at the Alemany Farmer's Market.
One of my and my boyfriend's favorite things to do when travelling is to uncover off the beaten path experiences. First in our series of "Cool Things To Do On a Budget" in a given city, is one of our favorites, San Francisco.
Expect plenty of flower power (and grass) as San Francisco celebrates one of its native sons this weekend at Jerry Day, a celebration of late Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia.
Many things will change during your time here but the one thing that will remain constant is that at no point will anyone ask you 'how old are you?' but rather 'how long have you lived here?'
The one film locals won't want to miss at this year's San Francisco Silent Film Festival is The Last Edition, a 1925 independent production shot largely in The City by the Bay.
So far, the 34th America's Cup, the first one on U.S. shores since 1995, has felt like a test run and a dizzying, confusing one at that.
Silent films can transport us back in time. Movies from the early years of the 20th century are filled with details which reveals the way people used to live, work, think, fall in love, solve problems, act silly, and get by on a daily basis.
Dogpatch is proof that good things come in small packages. The charming microhood was largely industrial for years, but has become a budding enclave of artisans and craftsmen. It maintains a sleepy, untouched vibe on the surface, with palpitating creativity at the core.
Today, when we think of Alfred Hitchcock, the films that come to mind are his taut thrillers and stories of suspense from the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s.
There's a lot packed into those glorious 49 square miles, and my to-do list ranged from the basic (how could I have never been to Alcatraz?) to the ambitious (biking the Wiggle every day obviously means I'm ready to tackle the Marin Headlands) to the outside-the-box (energy healing is the perfect antidote to moving anxiety, right?).
Tom Stoppard's genius has never shone more brightly than in Arcadia, his intricate and passionate exploration of the pursuit of cutting-edge scientific knowledge, arcane literary discovery, artistic and scholarly fame, and uninhibited, uncommitted sex.
photo by Lisa Keating It's hard to walk away from a Mike Leigh production and not appreciate the brilliance in the Brit's wit and ability to make...
There are a lot of places in the Bay Area to make Mom's day even more special. We've outlined some Sunday offerings below. You can also visit the Top 10 Mother's Day Brunch Restaurants in the Bay Area to read restaurant reviews. Make a reservation, and don't forget to bring a present!