Stephanie Skernivitz


The new normal: Marketing eyewear in tough times

The retail optical industry is down 2.5% in 2009, according to industry published data.

San Francisco unmatched as a travel destination

San Francisco is nearly synonymous with a high cost of living. The advent and financial success of the early years of the Internet revolution still lures high-income folks to the city by the bay. Property values and household income are among the top in the nation, which enables a profitable restaurant and entertainment scene.

Dining: Please your appetite in Bay City

San Francisco has cuisine to satisfy many taste buds. From dim sum to gnocchi, use this guide to map out your dining tour of the city by the bay.

Wine: Enjoy some downtime at a local vineyard

September 15, 2009

Napa and Sonoma counties, located approximately an hour from San Francisco, are well known around the United States and the world for their superior wine and wineries.