Where to watch University of Michigan football, basketball games in San Francisco?

As much as the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor is respected as one of the top universities for their academics and rigor, it’s just as much of a sports school known for their athletics. Continue reading “Where to watch University of Michigan football, basketball games in San Francisco?”

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Counterpoint: 10 reasons why buying a condo or co-op is a good investment (vs. renting)

I’ve read a handful of articles in the last few years around the idea that buying a condo/co-op isn’t a sound investment mostly based on a few rationales that it’s not a true investment; that it’s not liquid and doesn’t pay you money every month. Continue reading “Counterpoint: 10 reasons why buying a condo or co-op is a good investment (vs. renting)”

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San Francisco getting city’s first sweetgreen on Tuesday, October 11

As we reported back in August, sweetgreen is finally coming to San Francisco. Continue reading “San Francisco getting city’s first sweetgreen on Tuesday, October 11”

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Sweetgreen finally opening in San Francisco (and opening date)!

It’s happening; sweetgreen is coming to San Francisco.

Already with a handful of outposts in California — three in Los Angeles and two sweetgreens that have opened in the Bay Area (Berkeley and Palo Alto) over the last two years Continue reading “Sweetgreen finally opening in San Francisco (and opening date)!”

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How to get a TodayTix discount in San Francisco

San Francisco, it is SHOW TIME! Continue reading “How to get a TodayTix discount in San Francisco”

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Are 40 of the 100 best American restaurants in New York City?

In a new approach to ranking the top restaurants in the world, New York dominated the list when filtered for restaurants in the United States. Continue reading “Are 40 of the 100 best American restaurants in New York City?”

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How much does it cost to take a Lyft from San Francisco to SFO airport?

I’ve taken Lyft to San Francisco International (SFO) a handful of times and though it’s not the cheapest way to get to the airport, it’s cost-effective for the great conveniences it provides. Continue reading “How much does it cost to take a Lyft from San Francisco to SFO airport?”

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Lyft Hotspots: “Drive Happy” with $5 rides in San Francisco

With “HotSpots”, Lyft continues to find ways to make their car sharing service less-expensive and more accessible. Continue reading “Lyft Hotspots: “Drive Happy” with $5 rides in San Francisco”

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Here’s 9 reasons you should choose to stay at the Bay Bridge Inn in San Francisco

I’ve stayed in dozens of cheap hotels/motels in my life; a line-up of Motel 6s, Econo Lodges and America’s Best Value Inns to keep the cost of accommodations low on vacations. Continue reading “Here’s 9 reasons you should choose to stay at the Bay Bridge Inn in San Francisco”

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Awesome Steph Curry “DUBS” mural found in Oakland

It was great to follow the Warriors on their way to the NBA championship while on the East Coast. Continue reading “Awesome Steph Curry “DUBS” mural found in Oakland”

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How I used Meetup.com to find friends for my Chinese mom

My mom has lived in San Francisco for over five years. Despite her being in Chinatown every single day of the week and somewhat outgoing personality, she still struggles to find like-minded Chinese friends in the city. Continue reading “How I used Meetup.com to find friends for my Chinese mom”

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The other ‘Splash Brother’: Klay Thompson’s exceptional season deserves first billing, too

With all the talk of the Golden State Warrior’s success this season, almost all of the talk has centered on Steph Curry. Continue reading “The other ‘Splash Brother’: Klay Thompson’s exceptional season deserves first billing, too”

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Can Lyft Line eventually challenge public transportation?

Back in October 2014, I talked about how Line was a great way to cut your Lyft fares by half. Continue reading “Can Lyft Line eventually challenge public transportation?”

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R.I.P. ‘The Bold Italic’ closes up shop, ceases publication

Even though I found The Bold Italic of the last couple years annoying, I never wanted them to shut down as the online magazine announced today in a short post: Continue reading “R.I.P. ‘The Bold Italic’ closes up shop, ceases publication”

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New York vs. San Francisco: No contest when it comes to the DMV

Here’s another point for New York City in the “San Francisco vs. New York” debate. The Department of Motor Vehicles in New York is approximately 5x better than San Francisco’s.  Continue reading “New York vs. San Francisco: No contest when it comes to the DMV”

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Napa Farms Market: When you’re obsessed with a restaurant located only in an airport terminal

How much do I enjoy the food at Napa Farms Market (NFM)?  Continue reading “Napa Farms Market: When you’re obsessed with a restaurant located only in an airport terminal”

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New York vs. San Francisco: The population density between the two densest cities in the United States

Despite San Francisco being the second-densest city in the United States after New York – it always feels empty when compared to New York City. Continue reading “New York vs. San Francisco: The population density between the two densest cities in the United States”

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Are Asian immigrants being pushed onto subway tracks a coincidence or something else?

I don’t know what number constitutes a pattern, but after a 61-year Chinese immigrant was pushed onto the tracks of the oncoming D train in The Bronx. Continue reading “Are Asian immigrants being pushed onto subway tracks a coincidence or something else?”

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Valmar convenience store wants 2AM liquor license

When I first arrived on Valencia and McCoppin St. in 2005, the area wasn’t as developed as it is now. In the last decade plus, the Mission district has been booming and continues pushing north into the area Continue reading “Valmar convenience store wants 2AM liquor license”

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NY, SF: Turn your junior studio into a 3 bedroom penthouse…

… not really, but this is cool. One of the many projects coming from the nerdfaces at M.I.T. Media Lab is developing a“Room-in-a-Box” — way to expand and extend your home without actually expanding the physical space. Continue reading “NY, SF: Turn your junior studio into a 3 bedroom penthouse…”

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