Across the Bay at Angel Island

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If you look out our kitchen window, you’ll see it. A monstrous island rising out of the water of the San Francisco Bay.  So big in fact, you won’t be able to miss it. While it appears to be secluded, after one click on Google you’ll quickly realize this island has quite a lot to offer. Abundant […]

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How This Young Entrepreneur is Shaking Things Up in the Cocktail World

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Life Over Lattes: Crafting the Happiest of Hours With Salty Paloma We all know the saying, “The devil is in the detail.” So while a good drink might seem fairly simple to whip up, there is an art when it comes to crafting the perfect cocktail. Just ask Amanda Chen. When she and her friends were trying […]

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An Early Morning in Chinatown

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Packed to the brim with color, culture, and so much charm, Chinatown is hands down the most iconic neighborhood here in San Francisco. And, with good reason. Not only is it the second largest Chinatown in all of the US — the largest being in New York City —  but it’s also the oldest in the […]

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Meet the 23-Year-Old Who Started a Global Poetry Movement

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Life Over Lattes: Spreading Kindness & Love With Car Window Poetry Picture this: It’s five o’clock. No, scratch that. It’s past five o’clock. You just got off work — because who really gets off at five o’clock. You’re tired, worn out, and exhausted. You’re almost at your car when you spot a white piece of paper […]

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The Best Yoga Studio in San Francisco

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Ah, yoga. If you had asked me a year ago if I liked yoga, I would have greeted that question with a big ‘ol chuckle. Had I tried it? Yes, multiple times. But I never could really get into it. And, forget about finding my “center.” During those 60-minute sessions of stretching my body in […]

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Meet the German Native Who Uses Art For Everyday Meditation

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Life Over Lattes: Creating Everyday Moments of Zen With Julia Sievert There is no doubt that people come into our lives for a reason, and I could not be more thankful to have crossed paths with Julia so early on after moving to San Francisco. After having just a few conversations, it didn’t take long […]

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