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Tuesday April 29th, 2014

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Napa Valley, CA City Guide (Update)

Napa Valley, CA City Guide (Update)

Today’s Napa Valley City Guide Update comes to us from Franny Merkley. Franny grew up in the city of Napa and developed an early love of the food and wine culture. When not working in hospitality, she can be found upcycling furniture for sale and blogging at The Frugal Materialist. Today she takes us on a tour…

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Tuesday February 4th, 2014

Tuesday August 13th, 2013

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Santa Cruz, CA City Guide

Today’s Santa Cruz City Guide comes to us from Christa Martin, editor of the fashion and beauty blog, The Penny Rose, and a freelance writer who has been published in O, The Oprah Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens, and Dwell.com, among others. Christa is a long-time resident of Santa Cruz and today she shares an insider’s…

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Tuesday July 9th, 2013

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Santa Barbara, CA City Guide

Today’s City Guide comes to us from designer Amy Fitzgerald Tripp. After graduating from Rhode Island School of Design, she and her husband found opportunities on the West Coast and have been living and working in Santa Barbara, CA for the past 6 years.  As designers, they have been conceptualizing, refining and fabricating a variety of products….

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Tuesday June 25th, 2013

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Big Sur + Monterey Bay, CA City Guide

Today’s Central California Coast City Guide comes to us from Paige Whitmore Posladek, a writer and a blogger for Words on a Paige.  Growing up along the central coast of California, the Monterey Bay and Big Sur areas are her oasis.  She loves the local business community, exploring the coastline and hiking the picturesque mountains whenever she…

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Tuesday February 19th, 2013

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San Francisco City Guide {Update}

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Today’s San Francisco City Guide update comes to us from Rebekah Carey McNall, owner of the wedding and event design company A & B Creative. On any given day, Rebekah can be found buzzing around the city in search of props for an upcoming wedding, meeting friends for a delicious brunch or digging through racks of clothes for…

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Tuesday July 26th, 2011

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oakland, ca city guide

Illustration by Michael Wertz Today’s city guide comes to us from Catherine Weis and  Gretchen Krebs, the founders of Local Social, an art and event styling company in Oakland, California. Between Catherine’s background in graphic design and Gretchen’s experience in interior design, they can collectively curate every element of the events they host and design to provide…

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Monday April 25th, 2011

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sacramento city guide {update}

sacramento city guide {update}

Today’s Sacramento City Guide comes to us from Keli Senkevich, a southern California native and Sacramento resident. Keli currently works as a legal assistant and keeps the food blog, The Marzberry Pig, part time. While very different from her southern California hometown, Keli has grown to love the Sacramento area for its small-town vibe yet big city…

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Tuesday March 15th, 2011

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san diego city guide

san diego city guide

Illustration by Nilo Naghdi Our San Diego City Guide update comes to us from blogger and San Diego resident Julia Wheeler. Julia shares with us her love for the sunny beachside city of San Diego with a wonderful guide to eating, seeing and shopping in each unique neighborhood. Thanks, Julia, for this fantastic tour through…

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Tuesday February 2nd, 2010

Tuesday November 3rd, 2009

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palm springs guide

palm springs guide

today’s city guide is devoted to sunny palm springs, california- which seems lightyears away from grey brooklyn today. jaime curtis of prudent baby created this fantastic guide to eating, shopping, site-seeing and staying in this fun desert city. jaime grew up playing tennis and golf with her mother at their palm springs condo and now…

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Tuesday January 30th, 2007

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los angeles design guide

los angeles design guide

Written by Lizzie Garrett + Edited by Design*Sponge When I was talking to Grace about the idea of an L.A. design guide I was moaning about how hard it is to compartmentalize this sprawling city into neat little neighborhoods, and while some, like Silver Lake, are easy to define— the one I live in has…

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