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Dalida Finds a Perfect Home in the Presidio 

The Presidio is one of San Francisco’s most under-the-radar destinations, encompassing 1,500 acres of some of the most beautiful real estate in the Nation. This pastoral playground features miles of hiking and…

11 Well-Priced Haute Wines That Over Deliver

As wine prices continue to creep up the retail ladder, several high profile brands choose to keep it real with moderately priced varietals that over deliver on quality. Based on flavor and…

At Home with Chef Mark Dommen of One Market Restaurant

In a city of notable restaurants where popularity is often based on the “new” and the “now,” one venerable spot continues to hold its own. Since 1993, One Market Restaurant has served…

Opening Night for Silicon Valley African Film Festival

The 14th Annual Silicon Valley African Film Festival (SVAFF) was held at the Historic Hoover Theatre in San Jose from Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15, 2023. The Festival kicked off on…

No Crying in Baseball

Book Review: No Crying in Baseball 

Stories from the Movie A League of Their Own My fabulous friend Erin Carlson wrote another book and it just came out! She’s an incredible entertainment reporter and film historian who’s written…

101st Season Debut: SF Opera Ball 

Jill Pietrowiak, Joel Goodrich, Clara Shayevich, Mark Calvano, Heide Betz, Stephanie Block, Stephanie Ng: Photo by Vincent Gotti Toast 101 libations not Dalmations for the 101st season of the San Francisco Opera…

Aubrey About Town

Summer Day Tripping Summertime is here! With the long dog days of summer upon us, it’s time for summer get-togethers. Whether it’s a posh picnic, an outdoor wedding, a day at the…

Order of Malta Clinic’s Honorary Committee Party 2023

The Order of Malta Clinic of Northern California recently convened donors, supporters, and friends to celebrate the Clinic’s 15th year of service to the Bay Area’s uninsured community. The gathering also officially…

St. Anthony’s 45th Annual Penny Pitch 2023

It was standing-room only for the majority of the 300-plus attendees to the 45th Annual Penny Pitch fundraising event on May 12 at Chief Sullivan’s in North Beach. St. Anthony Foundation, committed…

Children’s Champions

The Wender Weis Foundation for Children (WWFC) hosted the return of the beloved Children’s Champions on Sunday, May 21st on the football field at Palo Alto High School in Palo Alto, CA. The…

Zaha Hadid’s One Thousand Museum Residences

Visionary Architecture Redefining Downtown Miami One Thousand Museum Residences, South Florida’s most prestigious new residential tower is redefining Miami’s skyline. The tower shifts the center of gravity for high design and ultra-luxurious…

The Villa Collection at The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach

The Villa Collection at The Ritz-Carlton Residences at the heart of mid-Beach in Miami Beach consists of 15 unique residences designed by world renowned Italian architect Piero Rissoni and executive architect Ralph…

Beauty From the Inside Out: This Makeup is Good for the Soul

They call themselves the small brand with the big heart. Twice chosen by Oprah for a coveted space on annual Oprah’s Favorite Things list, beauty brand 2.4.1 Cosmetics,  founded in 2018 by…

Design Inspiration: Special Items For Your Home or Office

“Form follows function – that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union,” said the great Frank Lloyd Wright, underscoring the fact that we love beauty,…

Short Scar Lower Facelift that Won’t Leave You Looking “Overdone”

If concerns about facial scars, looking abnormal and apprehension about recovery time are inhibiting you from exploring surgical facial rejuvenation, the MACS lift (lower face/neck lift) procedure might be a good option…