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Recommended Reading Inspired by The Off Hours

If you missed the latest installment of The Off Hours reading series at Sole Repair last night, you missed several special moments: Read more »

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Fashion + Style Friday: New downtown blow-dry bar, Suzabelle’s spring collection and darling locally made daypacks

Now that we are all back from the holidays (well, physically at least, my brain might still be on vacation) it’s time to welcome back our weekly round-up of all things related to shopping and style: Read more »

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A Chat with Mario Campos, Chef of The Publican

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Cody Bay

Fremont beer temple Brouwer's opened its sibling bar/restaurant, The Publican, in Greenlake's Tangletown neighborhood last week, revamping the former Bandolero space into an upscale neighborhood pub. For Mario Campos, Brouwer's former sous-chef, it's his opportunity to finally run his own show.  Read more »

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The Must List: Delicious Pho, Downton Abbey and Smash Putt!

MUST TASTE
Pho at Pho Bac Read more »

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Today's quandry: A latte or an easy commute?

520 bridge tolling
Taking the high (priced) road

If you're an east-west driver, you've already grappled with this one: Is it worth the price of two lattes to breeze across the lake? With peak tolls running $3.50 each way ($5 if you don't have a "Good to Go" pass; $200 a month, people!), that 520 bridge is now a serious budget item for some folks. And it shows; people are diverting by the hundreds to cross the I90 bridge instead, and who can blame 'em? Read more »

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