Local Holiday Gift Guide 2018

It’s that time of year again. Let the holiday shopping commence! Keep it local this year and give unique gifts from companies that are based right here in the Bay Area! Need some ideas? Check out our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide.

Mother’s Day Local Gift Guide 2018

It’s always tricky getting mom a unique Mother’s Day gift that she will love. While fresh flowers are always nice, we’ve rounded up some great gift ideas for you this year. All of these gifts are made by local San Francisco Bay Area companies too!

Bay Area Beauty Guide

Like you, we care about what we put on our skin, so we were thrilled to learn about these local beauty products that use quality ingredients. From makeup to skincare and hair care, here are 6 amazing, local brands that we can definitely get behind. We’ve tried them all out and are in love

Creative Ideas for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Why not plan a special day or activity to celebrate with the woman who raised you? We’ve come up with some different ideas for all types of mothers: crafty moms, foodie moms, and even adventure moms! While Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 14th this year, these activities could be enjoyed year round. Better get to planning…

Best Bay Area Buzzes of the Year (Vol. 2)

We’ve had a busy year discovering new and amazing places in and around the San Francisco Bay Area. Can’t believe another year has flown by already! We wanted to look back on the year and give a special shout out to some of our favorites and “bests”. Take a look and let us know what some of your favorites are in the comments below!

Bay Area Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

We’ve got some great Valentine’s Day gift ideas for you that will fit any budget. All of these companies are located right here in the Bay Area, so shop local for your sweetie this year!

Staying Healthy & Active in the New Year!

It’s a new year with new resolutions! If your New Years resolution was to “get healthy” we have a few places to get you started. Being healthy doesn’t just mean signing up for a gym membership. It also involves eating, snacking, and thinking healthy. You can also stay active by keeping your exercise interesting with hiking, acrobats, spin class, and lots more. We’ve put together a list of fun and easy ways to help you achieve your health goals.

Shop Local Bay Area Holiday Gift Guide

The Bay Area is home to many wonderful small and large businesses. With so many great products made right here, why not shop local this holiday season? We’ve found some amazing local brands and wanted to share with you some of our favorite gift ideas for this coming season. There is certainly something for everyone!

Pokémon Go Bay Area Hot Spots

Pokémon Go has taken the Bay Area by storm! We know you “gotta catch ’em all” and we’re here to help you. Many Bay Area businesses are joining in on the fun, so why not grab a bite to eat, or something to drink while you are on the hunt? Below are a list of local businesses where you can catch two pidgeys with one pokéball (okay, bad joke).

Know of any more businesses that are Pokémon hot spots? Please comment below so we can add it to our list.

Pier 23 Cafe: A Tasty Piece of SF History

In San Francisco’s early days, there were many waterside shacks along the bustling waterfront. These buildings served the longshoremen who were working the docks and gave them a warm haven to wait it out while ships were late to dock. The Pier 23 Cafe building was one of many “coffee houses” that existed on the bay side of The City. While some food and a warm cup of joe was the standard fare at these type of establishments, it was rumored that all sorts of libation could be found here.