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While our previous discussion of The Bay Lights on San Francisco’s second-most famous bridge shared all the details about this awesome art installation with you, we knew we’d need to revisit the topic when we happened upon the photo below: Sometimes a picture really is worth 1000 words! [ad name=”300x250L”]We offer congratulations to user [...]

[ad name=”320×100″] From now until March 2015, the west span of the Bay Bridge will serve as a unique venue for a light sculpture installation – known as The Bay Lights – which was designed by world-renowned artist Leo Villareal. The sculpture’s 25,000-LED lights, attached to the bridge’s cables, are programmed to come alive and [...]

You need only check out our San Francisco Food Tours article to know we love San Francisco and its unique food offerings, and here’s where we hope to be this weekend. [ad name=”320×100″] On Saturday, January 14, 2012, the popular Ferry Building Marketplace will host the winners of the second annual Good Food Awards (to [...]

[ad name=”320×100″] Debi and I visited the TCHO (pronounce “Cho” with a long ‘o’ — sounds like “show”) chocolate factory in San Francisco. The TCHO facility is built on a pier (Pier 17) jutting into the San Francisco Bay, not far from Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf, offering residents and visitors alike yet another San [...]