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Oakland’s Fluid New Space – Inclusive Venue Fluid510 Welcomes Diverse Crowds
As founders of The Port Bar, a vibrant LGBTQ+-focused establishment that has survived and thrived through the pandemic and beyond, Richard Fuentes and Sean Sullivan are bar industry veterans who have earned their stripes. With the opening of the 5,000-square-foot venue, Fluid510, they are making a splash and expanding their nightlife offerings to create an inclusive and sophisticated gathering space.
Partners in life and in business, the duo are well matched to bring hospitality concepts to l...
The Richmond District Is Having a Restaurant Renaissance
San Francisco’s Richmond District — best known for its fresh-air playgrounds, Golden Gate Park, the Presidio and Ocean and Baker Beaches — has never been one of the city’s trendiest places in which to eat. But it’s always been one of its best and most diverse.
For decades, this foggy northwest corner of SF has offered excellent places to dine. Take Clement Street, a dim-sum utopia often referred to as the “real Chinatown.” Or all the family-run Burmese, Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Thai join...
Sip, Savor, Cycle and Soar
I had a blast researching every drop of this getaway story, but going up in a hot air balloon over vineyards had to be the ultimate highlight! Cheers! Sip, Savor, Cycle & Soar at Distinctive Wine-infused Destinations -- Healdsburg, PasoRobles, Big Sur & Temecula.
An Explorer's Complete Guide to the Islands of San Francisco Bay
Bay Area residents need not book a flight to the tropics to enjoy an island experience. While Alcatraz gets all the exposure, there are more than 15 islands right here in the San Francisco Bay.
Some of them are picturesque habitats open for visiting, others are destinations for maker culture and day drinking, and some simply meant to be admired from afar. Their unique histories and current uses say a lot about our region's past, present, and future. Dive into the diverse islands that surround...
Hurray for the Bay Area - 14 Reasons why we love to call this place home
My latest story highlights 14 gems, great eats & iconic attractions that inspire us to love where we live. From fine wine to quirky candy collections, there is something for everyone in this dynamic place we call home.
Day-tripping in Marin- June/July 2018 South Bay Accent Magazine
Savor superlative scenery, exquisite eats and outdoorsy delights along the North Bay’s cool coast. By Carole Barrow
Great Lake Escapes
Soak up the sun and cannonball into summer! Dive into my story about #NorthernCalifornia's best destinations for a great lake escape.
7 All-Terrain Adventures - Aug/Sept 2018 South Bay Accent
Seven Ways to Seize the Day
From world-class nights on the town, to blissfully unplugged retreats, Bay Area adventures await
This pictorial showcases a stunning, tech-optimized home in the Sierras.
Blueprint Studios Expands Virtual Service Offerings for Entertainment Industry
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when traditional Hollywood award shows and receptions are on hold, experiential design company, Blueprint Studios, launches a new service to help their partners in Hollywood host memorable virtual events, fulfilling a growing desire to transform iconic entertainment industry traditions.
Blueprint Studios gives brands an opportunity to engage their attendees virtually in new, innovative ways through a virtual event platform (VEP) complete wi...
California's Best Beaches - Sand, Sea & Fun in the Sun! Aug/Sept 2017
Bay Area beaches beckon travelers with promises of azure waters, picturesque sand dunes with waving wildflowers, excellent nature hikes and ample bird watching.
A Golden State of Mind
In these increasingly hectic times, the ancient practice of mindfulness teaches us how to embrace tranquility, one breath at a time.
This article is a roundup of mindful activities that boost health and engender a sense of well-being.
25 Ways to Boost Your Mood - Feb/March 2018
Shake off the blahs and put a little spring in your step with these useful tips for reducing stress and feeling happier.
Spotlight -- An Engaging Mix of Exciting Finds. South Bay Accent Magazine
Spotlight -- An Engaging Mix of Exciting Finds
South Bay Accent Oct_Nov Scene
A round-up of some of the best Bay Area events this October and November.