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SF Holiday Shopping – Local, Social, Imaginative

San Francisco custom made gifts are the buzz this holiday season, as independent marketplaces sprout up across the city.  This weekend SFMade‘s Holiday Gift Fair, the Lower Haight Holiday Art walk, Remodelista Holiday Market, the Crucible’s Holiday Gifty Fair and Hayes Valley Holiday Block Party are just a few venues where shoppers can grab original designs. One destination…

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Hitchcock’s Romance with San Francisco

Alfred Hitchcock made several movies with scenes in San Francisco — with lavish backdrops like the Flood Mansion in Nob Hill, Grace Cathedral, Mission Dolores, Union Square, Palace of the Legion of Honor and of course the Golden Gate Bridge.  One of his most memorable films shot here is Vertigo, made in 1957. Starring James…