DIY

12 Jan 2024

Unmasking Creativity: Get to Know Cosplay Luminary Kristin Gallup

Meet Kristin Gallup, the creative force behind Sable and Sin, an Oakland small maker business that makes handmade clothing and goods perfect for special events, cosplay, LARPing and festival wear. From the juxtaposition of delicate lace with rugged leather to the intricacy of her whimsical yet functional designs, Kristin’s designs

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21 Dec 2023

A Pagan, Artist Filled, Night Parade in San Francisco

  We marched through the entire Mission District last weekend in a ‘Night Parade’ that was full of costumed pagans, punks, artists, families, and other friendly San Franciscans. The New Orleans Style Brass Band, Mission Delirium, kept the entire procession dancing and gyrating through the night. While a group of

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06 Oct 2023

Get Spooked: The Ultimate Guide to Haunting Adventures in The Bay

Throughout the month, you know we’ll be highlighting all of the best Halloween-themed adventures in The Bay. From spine-chilling and eerie experiences to the most entertaining and kid-friendly adventures, October has it all. It’s basically our summer so get out there and make the most of the weather, embrace the

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28 Jul 2023

Boats, Beavers & Performance Art: The Diverse World of Artist Alita Edgar

Imagine this: a boat outfitted to celebrate… the Beaver. Artist Alita Edgar is currently crafting a performance site and installation art piece inside a historic Squarehead boat, paying tribute to her favorite quadrupeds, the beaver. Edgar’s art and installation projects are incredibly diverse, and that’s what makes her so captivating

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14 Jul 2023

Beloved Berkeley Business, Paco Collars, Comes Home

For 10 years, Paco Collars stood as an iconic presence on Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley across from the original Berkeley Bowl. However, in 2019, they relocated to a new space, leaving their original location behind. Some people mistakenly believed that their business had shut down. However, the truth was quite

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05 May 2023

Piano Playing Puppet Captures Our Hearts in Viral Video

On Tuesday, a sweet video of a robot puppet rollin’ through SF hit Youtube and instantly captured everyone’s hearts. The adorable plush plays her keyboard to Vanessa’s Carlton’s “A Thousand Miles” while visiting some of SF’s iconic spots like The Painted Ladies, Dolores Park, Balmy Alley, The Golden Gate Bridge

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17 Feb 2023

The Art Store with Covetable Handmade Supplies: Case For Making

Out by Ocean Beach, in the Outer Sunset,  is an art supply shop which will make any artist’s heart flutter when they walk in. Case For Making (CfM) specializes in hand made watercolors and letterpress paper. They make everything in-house and showcase their goods next to a curated collection of

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25 Nov 2022

Our Guide To a More Sustainable Holiday – On a Budget

The holidays are a time when we get to give a gift to those who mean the most to us. The holidays are also a time when we collectively pile up the most garbage and spend the most money. While buying things online is often convenient and sometimes seemingly cheaper,

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