The thing I love about San Francisco is that there’s never a dull moment here. Sure, it’s a quiet city compared to many of the big guns, but what makes me fall in love with the city over and over again is the endless array of insanely gorgeous yet non-intimidating stores you can find in any neighborhood. This one happens to be in mine.
The amount of talent in this city is mind-blowing. And nowhere is this more evident than here — a vibrant gathering of local artists and designers.
Several times a year, the Urban Air Market brings together local talent in the San Francisco Bay Area to showcase and sell their wares and promote all the really cool, responsible, and sustainable stuff they’re doing.
As if I needed yet another reason to be online, I joined a new social networking site called Nextdoor. Unlike Facebook, it’s a site that builds online communities of people living in the same neighborhood so they can share information on events, local businesses, education, security and anything else that may concern them. (Note: I’m not implying anything negative about Facebook, nor do I have any investments or affiliations with Nextdoor. I’m just a fan of any mechanism that allows people to communicate about pertinent issues happening right in their backyards.) Continue reading