People & Places

Best Garden Cafe to Read the Sunday Times...

Sunday morning. Coffee. The New York Times. This is a warm ritual shared by...

The New Populism

There's a certain asymptotic axiom in politics: the higher up your career takes you,...

Best Place to Hold Office Hours

GSIs do more than half the teaching at UC Berkeley. But that's not to...

Best Pickup Spot

Single people, especially lonely single women, always gripe that there's nowhere around to meet...

Best Unsung Hero

Toni Locke isn't what you'd call a high-profile sort of person, but for years...

Best Corporate Garden

The signs say "please don't pick the flowers" in these swatches of urban greenery,...

Best Wallpaper

It's in the El Cerrito Plaza shopping center, next to the supermarket, but you...

Best View from the Freeway

Being stuck in a traffic jam doesn't have to be totally awful, depending on...

Best Place to Park the Kids

No, it's not Camp Winnemucca, Camp Bubbling Brook, or Camp Whispering Pines. There isn't...

Best Volunteer Organization

Let's face it: How can we possibly choose which of the many, many excellent...

Best View

It has often been said that the best views of San Francisco (and thus,...

Most Unusual B&B

Tired of hotel hallways, ice machines, and coffee shops? A small flotilla of sailboats...

Most Romantic Spot

If you've found that the most romantic thing that you and your partner do...

Best Place to See the Future

We've seen the future and, gosh, it's full of stars. For a glimpse of...
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