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Taco Bell was always my favorite fast food joint in college. I never knew they were in Pacifica on the beach.. now selling beer!

Famously Beautiful Pacifica Taco Bell Is Getting Booze and a Makeover Coincidentally, watch the Presidio’s very pretty Burger King location get demolished Supreme crunchwrap purveyor plans upgrades A famously scenic Linda Mar, Pacifica location of Taco Bell — often celebrated as the world’s best location of the chain — is taking things to the next level. Franchisee […]

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Snapcrap anyone?

Snapcrap creator provides visual tool to help SF clean up its sidewalks It sounds like an episode of “Silicon Valley,” the HBO show that skewers computer programmers and their sometimes silly ideas. A 24-year-old moves to San Francisco for a tech job, rents a room in a “hacker house” on Sixth Street, finds way too […]

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Finally!

BART announces plans for second transbay tube On Wednesday, BART announced that the transit agency is “taking early steps to create a second Transbay Tube.” Yes, really. The possibility of a second tube—BART’s official announcement suggests that “tube” may not be the correct term for whatever the agency ends up building, instead stressing the term “second crossing”—has […]

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Yes. Yes. And Yes!

Does SF need another co-working space? The women-first Wing founders are betting yes. The concept of a “wing” invites a number of clever tie-ins: The notion of flight, for example, or protection. Taking someone under one’s wing, a supportive “wing-woman” or even a “hive” make sense. All of which the Wing embraces. Today, the women-focused work and […]

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This is just great and often needed while on tour with clients!

An illustrated guide to San Francisco architecture – Enjoy the city’s stylistic diversity, from Queen Anne to contemporary buildings The city by the bay is justly proud of its architectural heritage. Large swathes of its hilly terrain were rebuilt virtually overnight after the 1906 earthquake, firmly establishing its persona as one of Victorian homes, fire-resistant brick commercial […]

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Do you need a car in this city?

How to get around SF if you don’t own a car – It’s easier—and more practical—than you think There aren’t many American cities where you can live without relying on a personal car. Sure, you could live in almost any city and take public transportation (usually a system of buses) some of the time, but […]

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Ever heard of this beer?

Major San Diego Brewer Modern Times Is Coming for the Bay Area San Diego’s Modern Times Beer is on a major expansion tear right now — and it’s heading for the Bay Area next. The rapidly growing craft beer company will be opening at 2410 Valdez Street, in Oakland’s Uptown neighborhood just a couple of […]

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You will LOVE some of these costumes. Dude. I’ve been schooled!

Epic kid Halloween costumes: Little RBG, Hall and Oates, and more The Chronicle’s homemade Halloween costume contest began more than a decade ago with the assumption that the costumes would be horrible, and the resulting images would be a “Pinterest fails” kind of thing. We’d laugh at ourselves, then move on. I remember the tone […]

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SFs attempt to help outer area businesses make money through issuing coveted liquor licenses…

5 Restaurants in SF’s Outer Neighborhoods Are One Step Closer to Serving Booze Bring on the cocktails More restaurants are getting in on SF’s new Type 87 liquor licenses, which are intended to help businesses in specific neighborhoods — Portola, Bayview, Ocean Avenue, Excelsior, Outer Sunset, Parkside, and Visitation Valley — access much more affordable liquor licenses. Five […]

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Spook. It . Up!! Happy Halloween y’all!

The Ultimate Guide to Bay Area Halloween 2018 There’s so much going on for Halloween 2018, this may be a multiple costume year. Wear one while you dance on a yacht, one while you see wild live shows, one while you get your tarot cards read…you get the idea. Or show off the same snazzy […]

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Why? Why would you name yourself Dirty Habit?

As America’s latest epoch of cocktail sophistication enters its 20th year (give or take), it stands to reason that hotels across the country have upped their bar game in order to keep up with the times. Nowhere is that more in evidence than in San Francisco where many hotel bars have had major makeovers in […]

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One reason I still love SF despite its recent cultural shift is the green space.. The Tenderloin National Park!

Here now, a map of San Francisco’s best secret gardens and green spots, ideal for our unseasonably early springtime weather. On the map you’ll find historic gardens being preserved on Alcatraz Island, a forest in the Tenderloin, a mini park rich with flowering foliage on an otherwise nondescript Sunnyside residential street, plus more. Oh, and […]

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History has its eyes on Dolores Park

The land that is now Dolores Park has been an important gathering place for centuries. Long before the arrival of the Spanish missionaries in 1776, it was the home to American Indians of the Ohlone tribe. Then, in the 1800s, the site transformed and became home to two Jewish cemeteries. But after it became a city […]

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