Spend a Summer Day at the SF Botanical Garden

San Francisco Botanical Garden

Are you planning a trip to local attractions in San Francisco this spring or summer? If so, don't forget to visit San Francisco Botanical Garden. Situated on 1199 9th Avenue, this 55-acre garden is the destination for a plethora of year-round events, and is home to more than 50,000 plants from around the globe. Open daily from 7:30 am, The San … [Read more...]

How to Make Citronella Candles for Your Patio


Having apartments in San Francisco with a patio is pretty great. You can get outdoors without the hassle of going somewhere, and there are many websites that can help you figure out how to decorate your patio space. Maybe you'd like a container garden¬†or an entertainment space. You may just want to turn it into a reading sanctuary. Whatever you … [Read more...]

Summer Fun: Free Museums in San Francisco

The San Francisco Maritime Museum

What's one of the best times to visit museums? Summer, of course. You can think of it as an escape into another world, and also a place with air-conditioning that provides a fun, educational and convenient reprieve from the summer heat. Something that can make a summer trip in the Bay Area¬†even better are the free museums in San Francisco. These are … [Read more...]

Get Fit for the Summer at the Lakewood Fitness Center


Summer is the time we come out of hibernation. This is the time of year to shed layers and get more active, and one of the best ways to enjoy summer is by increasing your overall fitness as the chill of winter subsides. This time of year, it's easier to have confidence in your body, and to do all the exciting activities that allow you to have some fun … [Read more...]

Popular independent bookstores in SF Bay Area


Living in the Bay Area has plenty of perks. For readers, it's a wonderland of literature. If you prefer to shop at independent bookstores in San Francisco, you have some excellent options. Here are some most popular indie spots to find great reads: City Lights Books - Founded in 1953, this shop has been a favorite for those who love progressive … [Read more...]