Lisa Dion

Book Review: Secret San Francisco by Ruth Carlson

Secret San Francisco: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure by Ruth Carlson Post contributed by Lisa Crovo Dion Secret San Francisco by Ruth Carlson is one of the latest titles about this beautiful, ever-changing, and richly historic city. I’ve written about San Francisco for more than two decades, and I consider myself a …

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The 2019 Decorator Showcase at Le Petit Trianon in the Presidio Heights neighborhood.

Decorator Showcase at Le Petit Trianon, San Francisco

This guest post was contributed by Lisa Crovo Dion. Photos by Parker Dion.  The annual Decorator Showcase in San Francisco is an event benefitting the financial aid program of San Francisco University High School. Every year, some of the city’s (and beyond) best decorators and designers display their amazing skills and unique aesthetics in this …

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Art Deco in San Francisco’s Marina District

Post and photos contributed by Lisa Crovo Dion Amazing architecture abounds in San Francisco, and in the charming Marina District is a treasure trove of cool Art Deco buildings. In this sunny, affluent neighborhood you’ll see rows of pastel apartment buildings, upscale restaurants and boutiques, and women sporting blonde ponytails and yoga pants. And if …

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The Cliff House in San Francisco at Land's End

The Cliff House, San Francisco

Guest post and photos contributed by Lisa Crovo Dion The Cliff House, perched at the edge of the Pacific Ocean, is an iconic San Francisco landmark with a curious and, some say, haunted history. In 1858, the first incarnation of the Cliff House was built high above Ocean Beach in San Francisco from lumber salvaged …

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Fun New Year’s Eve 2019 Hotel Packages in San Francisco

San Francisco knows how to throw a New Year’s Eve party, but with so many to choose from, which hotel package will you choose? Downtown will explode with revelers this December 31st as all the stalwart hotels offer decadent events to ring in the New Year with much pomp, glitz, and glitter. Plus a lot …

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