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Jazz, Antiques and Terrific Kids: The San Francisco Fall Antiques Show

You might not immediately associate one of the great jazz singers of our time with a major exhibition of prestigious antiques. But Kitty Margolis, who is the honorary chairman of this year's San Francisco Fall Antiques Show, takes to the task with great enthusiasm.<p>Photo used courtesy of Kitty …

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies in the Mission, San Francisco

The Winners!<p>Anthony's Cookies Goody Goodie Salumeria<p>More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>Back in 2010, the fearless staff of Serious Eats embarked on a truly epic quest to find the best chocolate chip cookie in all of New York City.<p>I was a freelancer and frequent reader …

Taste Test: The Best Sourdough Bread in San Francisco

The Winners!<p>#1: Tartine Bakery #2: Josey Baker Bread #3: Della Fattoria/><p>The history of sourdough bread in San Francisco goes way back to the time of the gold rush, when Basque migrants started baking bread in the area using the natural yeasts and bacteria present in the air for fermentation. San …

Man Invents 'Water Bicycle' to Commute Across the San Francisco Bay

When Judah Schiller discovered that the new portion of the Bay Bridge bike path in San Francisco would only go halfway across, he decided to adapt …

Our Best Bites From The Golden Glass in San Francisco

GalleryOur Best Bites From The Golden Glass in San Francisco<p>Last weekend at the Metreon, San Francisco locavores clinked glasses of sustainable, indigenous, and, in some cases, organic wines at <b>The Golden Glass</b>, a fundraiser for Slow Food San Francisco. The 9th annual event toasted winemakers who …

Google Pays For Free Wi-Fi in San Francisco Parks

Free Wi-Fi is coming to 31 San Francisco parks, thanks to local tech giant Google picking up the massive tab.<p>City supervisor Mark Farrell announced …

Unexpected Design Twists: Monte Serino Residence in San Francisco

Modern House Architects completed the design for Monte Serino Residence, a contemporary retreat located in San Francisco, USA. Structured on two …

'Gorgeous piece of public art': World's largest self-anchored suspension bridge opens in San Fran

A San Francisco Bay bridge that's the world's largest self-anchored suspension crossing was put to the test Tuesday, with thousands of commuters traversing its length after it opened six years behind schedule and five times over budget.<p>The new eastern portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay …

Ain't No Snobs Like San Francisco Snobs

When Zynga honcho Mark Pincus bought a house in San Francisco, everyone gushed. It sounds okay! According to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, “Spanning four …

Mark Zuckerberg Appears in San Francisco's Gay Pride Parade

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg joined 700 of his employees to march in San Francisco's Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration …

Here Now, a Roundup of San Francisco's Oldest Victorians - Curbed SF

While we may not boast houses as old as some other parts of the country, San Francisco is known for her Victorian. Today we're embracing the <b>city's most postcard-friendly buildings with a map of the Oldest Victorians in the city</b>. For the sake of clarity, we're casting a wide net and considering …

Smitten Ice Cream Founder Robyn Sue Fisher's Guide to San Francisco Sweets

At Smitten Ice Cream, you get your ice cream fresh. Like, "Oh, you want some of this 60.5% Tcho Chocolate ice cream? Let me just whip up a batch in the next 60 seconds" fresh. That's thanks to owner Robyn Sue Fisher's handy little invention: a mixer that uses liquid nitrogen to quickly and …

george lucas proposes to build museum in san francisco

may 01, 2018<p>behind a façade of stones is a courtyard that welcomes you into the peaceful serenity of soft grey walls, highlighted by hints of …

Millennial Business Travelers Are Rejecting Corporate Travel Policies

Millennial business travelers don’t care much for corporate travel policies, according to an article in Bloomberg Businessweek published today. …

Why Millennials Are Ditching Cars And Redefining Ownership

<i>Part of a series of stories produced in collaboration with</i><i>Youth Radio</i><i>on the changing car culture in America.</i><p>You might think there's one place in America you absolutely need a car: Los Angeles. You'd be wrong.<p>"I have been in L.A. without a car for two years now," says Alyssa Rosenthal, a makeup …

How Do Millennials Like to Read the News? Very Much Like Their Grandparents

<i>Attention publishers: For all the attention given to "bold rich multi-media experiences," young mobile news readers still prefer stories the way their great-great-grandparents did: In columns of text.</i><p>Reuters<p>In the eyes of employers, marketers, and brand gurus, Generation Y tends to be treated like …

You’re Probably Wrong About Millennials

Managers routinely complain about their Gen Y employees as entitled, disloyal, and lazy — and as a result, conflicts arise. In a study in partnership with American Express for my new book, we found that while managers have a negative view of Gen Y, employees from this generation generally have a …

What Does YouTube Tell Us About Millennials?

Will we look back at this and be like, 'Oh, it's interesting that they were so open about everything, about their lives?'<p><i>Part 5 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> The Next Greatest Generation?<p><b>About Kevin Allocca's TEDTalk</b><p>YouTube Trends Manager Kevin Allocca watches and thinks about popular videos for a …

Here Are The Strengths And Weaknesses Of Millennials, Gen X, And Boomers

If being an effective manager is understanding who you're managing, much of that knowledge comes down to understanding the generation that identifies your workers.<p>A new study published by EY, formerly Ernst & Young, includes insights from more than 1,200 professionals across generations and …

Are We Ready For Television for Millennials?

“Next year, there will be a scripted drama called ‘WILL.’ It’s the story of Shakespeare as a Millennial, which is either the best idea on earth or …

Looking to Reach Millennials? Be Where the Action Is

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As studies pour in daily about Gen Y’s digital behaviors, one theme rises to the top of the chatter: In order to resonate with millennials, marketers must avoid interruption marketing and embrace complementary marketing. This …

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5 New Millennial-Focused Products That Are Doomed To Failure

Marketing to Millennials is big business. It only stands to reason that even the most unlikely companies are busily developing strategies to get their hands in the pockets of America’s twentysomethings. Unfortunately, some of those offerings are bound to miss the mark. Here’s a round-up of recent …

Stop Trying To Define Millennials

Whether it's the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> for work or random links I find on Twitter for fun, I do an absolute ton of reading during the day. Every single day, I scour the Internet for information either intelligent or amusing, and every single day I instead stumble upon some new, nonsensical article …

First Look: Aliment Serves Comfort Food with a Twist in San Francisco

GalleryFirst Look: Aliment Serves Comfort Food with a Twist in San Francisco<p><b>Aliment</b> opened its doors a few weeks ago in Nob Hill, just a couple of blocks from Union Square. <b>Eric Rud</b>, formerly with Nob Hill Grille and part of the local food truck scene, is the restaurant's managing partner and chef.</b> …

Bay Area Fall Preview: Restaurants, Events and More

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Mapping San Francisco Buildings Used in Movies and Television - Curbed SF

Earlier this summer we brought you a round up of Golden Gate National Parks Conservatory' top 10 favorite movies with scenes shot in San Francisco Bay Area parks. Today we're taking that list even further, <b>mapping San Francisco buildings used as sets in both movies and TV</b>. This list is by no means …