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San Francisco

  • Places to eat. Places to see. More places to eat. Places to buy. Even more places to eat. Where to fix your bike. Good causes. Most, reasonably-priced. Others, downright cheap. Get involved. Get there. Navigate the local bureaucracy. Visit San Francisco. Even better if you live it.

  • A few maps throughout the guide help give a sense of the city as a whole and by neighborhood. Caveat: a lot of the information is centered around places that are more familiar to my own life. There's still plenty yet to discover. But it's a start. The Digital edition big map should be somewhat zoomable.

  • Orient yourself to some of the sections of the city where I tend to hang out. Learn a little about how to get there. If you can afford to live in Forest Hills or Pacific heights, bless you. Otherwise, it's fun to dream.

  • The guide is based on long E-mails I sometimes send to friends visiting places I'm familiar with. With a few enhancements (better type, maps, some organization, etc...) the format stays pretty true to the simplicity of those "lists." the frills are for you to create. Besides, wouldn't you rather take your own pictures? Digital edition web links should be click-able.

  • Every city has its odd gems. I've sprinkled in little bits of information that might be useful to plugging into local life. Example 1: "The Wiggle" — a local bike path that helps cut commute times by 10's of minutes! Try it.

  • Now Available

    Small runs now making home in a few shoppes around the Bay Area. 'Zine, but not quite 'zine in nature. Inquire if you're interested or follow for updates. Hope to evolve and expand on the editions over time. Perhaps a set of SF Cards to accompany your book?

  • New Now!

    Now including the Lower North Bay and East Bay Extended Supplemental with maps designed by Subject-Object. Further explorations and recommendations from around the region make it that much more home. Thanks, friends.

  • More Downloads

    Download your own copy of the North Bay-East Bay routes map, or find it in the digital copy of the Guide!

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In the works, but until then, visit a local retail partner or say "Hello" if you'd like to inquire directly. Also visit the souvenirs section for some stuff designed to go with your guide and other goodies.