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A photo tour of the great SF earthquake of 1906

A look at what happened on that fateful day—and at how resilient our forebears were in the face of devastation.

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Here’s what San Francisco looked like in 1856

Latter-day photos reveal show what SF looked like before the Great Quake.

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These are the most beautiful interiors in San Francisco

It’s what’s on the inside that counts.

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San Francisco's most iconic buildings

These are the legends in a skyline in constant flux.

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The best hardware stores in SF

Essential stores during the shelter-in-place order.

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These are San Francisco’s most underrated buildings

Overlooked wonders that deserve a second look.

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Get your hands dirty at these SF ceramic studios

From throwing to glazing, you’ll learn everything you need to know at one of these studios.

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The history of Chinatown’s greatest landmarks

Block for block, no neighborhood has more stories.

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These are SF’s biggest canceled or delayed housing projects

What happens to a dream deferred?

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These are the perfect SF strolls

Step out into summer with one of these nature trails or neighborhood walks.

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The best privately owned public open spaces in SF

Neither obvious nor clearly marked, POPOS are all over—and everyone is welcome.

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San Francisco’s tallest towers, mapped

In order of height starting with the tallest, here are the SF structures that stand proud and tall.

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A look at the Richmond District's architectural history

These westside structures deserve a second glance.

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The best things to do in SF this winter

Explore the city’s architecture, art exhibits, and outdoor attractions.

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28 Oscar-nominated movies filmed in San Francisco

The gold statue is no stranger to our golden city.

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Across SF, 10 decent options for starter homes right now

All of these abodes are under seven figures.

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How San Francisco streets got their names

Every street and avenue has a story to tell, some stranger than others.

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The best cabin and cottage getaways near the Bay Area

Chilly weather provides opportunities for snuggling up next to a fire inside some of the most stylish and cool cabins.

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The homes and garages where the biggest tech companies got their starts

See the humble beginnings of Apple, Facebook, Uber, and more.

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San Francisco landmarks you’ve never heard of before

In this town, even comic strip characters are invested in preserving our historic assets.

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SF’s best furniture and home design shops

Reignite your apartment or home with a small refresh or total makeover at these shops specializing in furniture and home decor.

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Bay Area small towns you need to visit right now

Plan a day or weekend trip to one of these tiny destinations—and leave city life behind.

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A guide to the high-rise projects transforming San Francisco

Here are the buildings poised to change the city’s skyline for good.

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The most beautiful places to get married in the city

Looking for a lovely wedding venue in SF? Start here.

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These are the best holiday lights in the Bay Area

The Bay Area is no slouch when it comes to decking the proverbial halls. There are plenty of spots that take the business of holiday light decorating seriously.

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San Francisco’s top places for crying in public

Go ahead—let it out.

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The most essential San Francisco hotels

Check into one of these stylish lodgings.

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The 30 best things to do in the city with kids

San Francisco is a mecca for families, with a laundry list of kid-friendly attractions that go way beyond the cliched tourist destinations (we're looking at you, Alcatraz). Here are the 30 best.

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41 places in San Francisco to take your out-of-town relatives

Show them more than Alcatraz or Fisherman’s Wharf.

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The best San Francisco holiday markets

The raddest shopping events for handmade goods and presents, most of them made right here in the Bay Area.

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The most beautiful Bay Area libraries

Take a closer look at these bibliophilic beauties.

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10 Bay Area hikes with spectacular endings

From cliffside lighthouses to the underside of midcentury marvels.

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What to see in Golden Gate Park

There’s more to the park than museums and music festivals.

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The coolest urban staircases in the city

Saturate your social media with these stunning steps.

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The Bay Area’s ultimate horror movie filming locations map

From "Us" to "Vertigo," a map of the 36 scariest and most surreal Hollywood films shot in the city.

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Here are the Bay Area’s best pumpkin patches

Nearly all come with a selection of entertainment options, from haunted houses to mazes and country music.

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The Bay Area’s biggest earthquakes

The region is always on the move.

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The overlooked and forgotten murals of SF

With over roughly 450 murals in San Francisco, there are a few hidden and long-forgotten ones that deserve a second look.

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The most haunted spots in the Bay Area

Check out the hotels, roads, parks, and graveyards that local ghosts and goblins prefer.