nature

16 Jul 2021

A Certified Aromatherapist Talks Some “Scents” into the Bay Area

Hi and welcome to the BAS Weekend Wellness Column! My name is Erynne Elkins and I’m a Well-Being Advocate and Certified Breathwork Facilitator. Every Friday I’ll share a holistic wellness modality available here in the Bay Area. Cheers to good health! How an Aromatic Lifestyle Makes More “Scents” Remember scratch-and-sniff

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15 Nov 2016

An Artist You Should Know: Josh Wendler and Luana Coonen

Bay Area goldsmiths and jewelry designers out to make the planet a better place.

Rae Bathgate - Down and Out and Overseas 0
07 Sep 2022

What it’s Like Writing About San Francisco for 20 Years

In celebration of my 20th year in SF, I am extremely excited to announce Slouching Towards Neverland: 20 years of Writing About San Francisco. Here’s a quick rundown: – This limited edition, hand-signed, new zine covers my two decades of writing about this strange and beautiful city. – Besides well known

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
15 Jul 2014

Awesome Bay Area Hikes to Bring a Date On

As Bay Area inhabitants we have some amazing nature all around us. Tahoe is a few hours North, Big Sur is a few hours South, Yosemite a few hours East and the Pacific Ocean is to the West. Now, I don’t camp. I don’t see the appeal of sleeping on

Jay H - Bawdy Broadcaster 0
06 May 2011

“Mount Diablo” is Spanish for “Sore Thighs and Beautiful Views”

Looking to escape into the wild for just one day? In need of an excellent lower body workout? Wanna chill and eat sandwiches on top of a mountain? At Mount Diablo State Park, you can do all three, and it’s only a cheap day trip away! The park, located just

Mia Di Pasquale - Scroungy Scribbler 0
08 Jun 2010

An Open Letter to Mother Nature

Dear Mamma Nature, We need to talk. We’ve always had a pretty good understanding, you and I. You provide all that is beautiful and healthy and, well, natural on the coolest planet there is (besides Saturn obviously) and I do my best not to fuck it all up. I would

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 1
21 Apr 2010

FREE Admission to the Bronx Zoo

Tomorrow is Earth Day. If you wanna get one with nature, there are trees you can hug in Central Park, Prospect Park, smaller neighborhood parks, or just on the street. Though it’s a little difficult to wrap your arms around the saplings that line most NYC blocks. If you’d rather

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
29 Aug 2009

Get Your Frolic On: Nature Spots in NYC

Part of New York’s appeal and charm is being the city of neon lights, asphalt and reinforced steel. As much as us city dwellers love our concrete, we do occasionally need to see something green. When your nature craving can’t be cured with a city square made for reading books

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