Zonal Home Interiors Closing Sale

ZOnal Home Interiors SaleZonal Home Interiors Closing Sale. Now until January 25, 2015

Q: When is a great deal tinged with ambivalence?

A: When deep discounts come at the cost of a fave store closure.

After 24+ years in Hayes Valley, Zonal Home Interiors is closing its doors and liquidating its inventory at a steep discount.

Even for this self-proclaimed opportunivore sometimes blowout prices are bittersweet. But recognizing this deal is happening whether we show up or not, consider Zonal Home Interiors’ Closing Sale a silver lining.

Fingers crossed for a great deal.

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Recology SF’s Winter Art Show | Art At the Dump

                Recology SF’s Winter Art Show: Art At the Dump. Friday and Saturday January 23-24, 2015 and Tuesday January 27, 2015.

From landfill to gallery, see how Recology SF’s artists in residence repurpose your garbage. The exhibit is transformative and gives new meaning to dumpster diving.

Warning: don’t try this at home. This art exhibit is intriguing but try not to get too inspired – it is unlikely hoarding your own garbage will result in upcycling your trash into art…..

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Museum Member For a Day 2015

Museum Member Swap DayMuseum Member For A Day 2015.
January 24, 2015.

Thirteen Bay Area cultural institutions are teaming up to host Museum Member For a Day 2015 – reciprocal museum membership.

Members from participating institutions enjoy reciprocal general admission at each participating museum.

Bonus:  Many museums are having special activities and offering Museum Member for a Day discounts at their museum stores.

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Martin Luther King Day 2015 Parking & Transit Tips For the SF Bay Area

MLK 2015 Parking & Transit Tips For the SF Bay Area Martin Luther King Day 2015 Parking & Transit Tips For the SF Bay Area. January 19, 2015

Monday, January 19, 2015, is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Federal and State offices are closed as well as many workplaces and schools.

Most “holidays” are a potential parking trap for San Francisco residents and visitors. As a community service, here are Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parking Tips for SF plus general transit information and some tips for the holiday.

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Cut Loose Factory Store Biannual Clearance Sale

Cut Loose Factory Store Biannual Clearance SaleCut Loose Factory Store Biannual Clearance Sale. Starts January 16, 2015

San Francisco’s Cut Loose Factory Store is blowing out its winter collection to make room for its new spring line.

This biannual clearance sale brings great deals on Cut Loose’s sophisticated line of casual clothing crafted locally from beautiful fabrics.

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5 Tips for the San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair

SF Vintage Paper FairSan Francisco Vintage Paper Fair. January 17-18, 2015.

History buffs, decorators and/or retro-revivalists, let the hunt begin. This weekend’s San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair is your chance to find some fun memorabilia or even an elusive hidden gem. Think Antiques Road Show find.

All types of curious, beautiful, and interesting old paper is for sale. Find every price range from real vintage postcards for a quarter to original advertising posters for serious scratch.

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9 Tips For Bay Area Pet Expo

Portrait of Dog With Treat Balanced on Nose9 Tips For Attending Free Bay Area Pet Expo. Saturday, January 17, 2015.

 Play. Shop. Learn. Adopt. The FREE Bay Area Pet Expo is back with a full day of fun activities, exhibitors, contests, freebies, and more.

Bring your (well-behaved) dog, cat, bird, or even your horse (seriously) to the 5th Annual Bay Area Pet Expo. No pet? No problem –  the Bay Area Pet Expo has on site adoptions.

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5 Tips for National Park’s Free Entry Martin Luther King Day and Beyond

Celebrate Martin Luther King Day for Free at National Parks5 Tips for National Park’s Free Entry Martin Luther King Day and Beyond. Free Entry on Martin Luther King Day - Monday, January 19, 2015.

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. the Feds are treating all of us to FREE entry into most national parks.

Many of the national parks are driving distance from the Bay Area. Muir Woods is in our backyard. Talk about the perfect incentive to experience “America’s best idea” firsthand.

Planning on going? Can’t go MLK Day but plan to go in the future? Either way, check out Deal Tracker SF’s 5 national park visitor tips to save on entry fees & enhance your visit.

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Restoration Hardware Warehouse Sale

restoration hardwareThe Restoration Hardware Warehouse Sale Last Weekend.  January 23-25, 2015 . Post Update January 20, 2015.

Restoration Hardware, the purveyor of retro-themed home furnishings, is having a rare warehouse sale. Find new, discontinued, and not-quite-perfect furniture, lighting, decor, rugs, and more.

Everything at the warehouse is priced to move with savings between 60-90% off regular retail. No weeks of waiting for shipping. See it. Shop it. Take it Home.

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Good Food Awards Marketplace – A San Francisco Treat

Good Food Awards 2015Good Food Awards Marketplace. Saturday, January 10, 2015. San Francisco.

Saturday is the 5th annual Good Food Awards Marketplace. This is your chance to taste, buy, and meet the 146 winning food and drink artisans honored for crafting delicious and responsibly produced food. Participants hail from 33 different states so expect a lot of different culinary points of view.

This one day event features winning cheese, chocolate, coffee, charcuterie, pickles, oil, honey, confections, preserves, and more.

Tip: The Good Food Awards Marketplace is the perfect venue to ditch your #1 New Year’s resolution…

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