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These 5 Apps Make Summer Adventuring a Lot Easier

You could argue that most of us spend too much time on our phones and that summer vacation presents the perfect opportunity to unplug. It’s a solid argument, but do you remember summer before the advent of the iPhone? We basically just wandered around the beach hoping to find a decent surf break or …

Discovery Day at AT&T Park

How are snow, water, fog, ice and steam related?<p>What do dolphins do, How do they behave, What do they eat?<p>How tall can you build a tower with only …

NOSH neighborhood guide: Old Oakland

<i>We know that there’s more to East Bay dining than Temescal, Rockridge and the Gourmet Ghetto. NOSH’s neighborhood guides explore the best of the</i> …

How to get a seat at Al’s Place - Inside Scoop SF

<b>Al’s Place</b> in the Mission was named the nation’s best new restaurant by Bon Appetit in August.<p>Within hours, dinner reservations were quickly gobbled up for the full amount of time allotted by OpenTable, which was two months out.<p>On that same day, chef-owner Aaron London says that he got a call from …

#Berkeley: Quirky Berkeley Tour

http://youtu.be/MUwLedVrN2M Explore Berkeley’s unparalleled quirk with Quirky Berkeley blogger <b>Tom Dalzell</b> as he leads us on a tour of the oddest …

Sculpture

12 Things Every Home Should Have

Every home should be different, expressing the individuality and personality of the owner in its own way, but I believe there are a few things that …

Discover & Go for free museum passes

<b>Discover & Go is a terrific program to get FREE museum day passes.</b> It’s literally one of the Bay Area’s best kept secrets: an incredible freebie …

Children's Creativity Museum

Support Creativity<p>At the Children’s Creativity Museum, we believe that creative expression, innovation, and critical thinking are core to fostering …

Children's Creativity Museum in San Francisco

EDITOR'S NOTE: In October, 2011, Zeum rebranded as the Children's Creativity Museum. Visit them on the web at http://creativity.org/ for hours and …

Where do you take guests from out-of-town?

To show off the East Bay to your friends from back home, where do you go? When I lived in San Francisco, I always drove to the top of Twin Peaks and …

50 things to do with Bay Area kids when school is closed

With so many vacation days on the horizon, we wanted put together a list of destinations for our fellow families with grade school children to …

Ice Skating in Oakland

In downtown Oakland, where parking is abundant on Sundays, the Oakland Ice Center offers public skating sessions for those who dare to try it. …

Got questions about the drive in? WE've got some of the most frequently asked here, be sure to check it out!

FAQs<p>To make sure your visit to one of our drive-ins is a wonderful experience, check out the tips below by clicking on a question. If you have any …

DIY Rolling Toy Storage Crates

We all know how ridiculously expensive attractive storage is. And, when you need several bins or baskets to contain a large toy collection, well, the …

How To Clean, Deodorize and Condition Wood Cutting Boards Naturally

A few years ago my father gifted me a really gorgeous cutting board that he had made. It was so special, I was terrified to use it. Afraid to add …

Sewing

Applique is an easy way to personalize a sewing project, from clothing to bags to home decor. You can even applique on items you’ve purchased, like a …

Andie's Own Kitchen

(Image credit: Andie Powers)<p>(Editor's Note: Day in and out, we love showing off our readers' style. As a little bit of design quid pro quo, this …

Kura For Two? Using IKEA's Low Loft As A Bunk Bed

Reversible and versatile, the IKEA Kura bed is shaping up to be a firm favorite of Scandi-style and budget-loving parents the world over. Its low …

10 Clever Cleaning Tricks

Before you throw out that old kitchen apron, stash your essential spring-cleaning supplies in the pockets and use it as you go from room to room. It will leave your hands free to scrub and polish and you won't have to lug a heavy cleaning bucket around the house.<p>To create storage compartments, turn …

18 unique California hotels

Sometimes it’s not just about where you’re going, but where you stay once you get there.<p>Historic, kitschy or exuding charm, these California hotels are for travelers who like their vacation stay to offer a little something extra (and we’re not just talking typical amenities).<p>Have a favorite …

Rehab Diary: A Napa Valley Kitchen Makeover, Ikea Cabinets Included

When designers Michael Roché and Jackson Butler were asked to renovate a small Napa Valley house, the mandate was to stay within a tight budget. …

Napa Valley

High/Low: The Modern Wooden Daybed

We recently bought a vintage daybed for our library, and children and two cats are extremely content with the new addition–it’s comfortable, cosy, …

French Ceramic Butter Keeper on Food52

Sawyer Ceramics<p>French Ceramic Butter Keeper<p>$45<p>Protect your butter.<p>Here's an earthen, French-country way to keep your butter soft and spreadable. Originating in the late 1800s, this method involves adding water to the base of the keeper so that, coupled with anywhere from 1/2 a stick to a 3/4 a …

12 Important Things to Know Before You Buy a Sofa

Designers reveal what you must consider before making this major purchase.<p>When it comes to furniture, a sofa is likely to be one of the biggest investments you'll make. Yet, with so many options, it's so easy to go wrong. We spoke with our favorite designers to find out the secrets to making a …

Overstock Tile

Tile Intel: A Budget Remodel with Heath Seconds

This week, architect Ian Read from Medium Plenty evangelizes about Heath Ceramics tiles and gives us his tips on remodeling with the tiles–even on a …