Day: April 5, 2021

New Belgium Brewery Opens Massive New Brewery in Mission Bay

New Belgium Brewing, the Colorado brewery best known for Fat Tire amber ale, has officially landed with an explosion of beer and bicycles in the Bay. Taking over the big space from Little Creatures in Mission Bay, this is New Belgium’s first official presence with a taproom in SF, and the brewery’s first full restaurant. It officially opens this Friday, April 9, which luckily for baseball fans, is the exact same day as the Giants’ first home game of the season, just a peanut’s throw away in neighboring Oracle Park.

New Belgium was employee owned for many years, but it

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Lena Dunham Debuts Plus-Sized Clothing Line

“It doesn’t mean I haven’t felt a lot of body hatred in lockdown,” she said. She is not a fan of some current terminology, of words like “plus” or “curve” or “body positive.”

“The thing that’s complicated about the body positive movement,” she said, “is it can be for the privileged few who have a body that looks the way people want to feel positive. We want curvy bodies that look like Kim Kardashian has been up-sized slightly. We want big beautiful butts and big beautiful breasts and no cellulite and faces that look like you could smack them on

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Zazz up your bathroom with some colourful tiles

Tiles are not only an excellent choice for bathrooms, but they can be used on walls, floors, and even tables. You will have a wide range of options and will be surprised at the options available.

Here are some things to think about when you decide that you want to change your bathroom:

Thinking of redoing your bathroom? Why not add colour with tiles?

Brown Happiness is a dog as a friend Quote Painting on Marble Square Tile: It reflects Indian art and culture’s elegance and is etched on pristine white marble with an elegant style. This painting can

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River City Roundup: April 5, 2021

Here are some happenings for the first full week of April. If you’re missing local baseball, you can visit the Diamond for a pop-up market, and Virginia Commonwealth University hosts an outdoor play called “The Dentist” that probably won’t hurt a bit. Plus, there’s some colorful outdoor artwork lighting up Short Pump Town Center, the Virginia Holocaust Museum holds a virtual ceremony to commemorate Yom HaShoah, and a furniture and decorative arts sale takes place at the Ellen Glasgow House. Enjoy your week! 

Discover vintage and antique finds and tour one of the few remaining antebellum homes in Monroe Ward

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Belated Christmas Gifts, OTE Style

Because it’s a Monday and there’s nothing else to do—apparently we might have a preview of the CBB national championship in the works?—I decided to revive a terrible idea I once had:

Today we’ve got what appears to be something I first drafted in January 2015. I have no idea what I wrote or why; I will leave that to you all to puzzle out…or not.


Because I realized tonight that I’d forgotten to give my gifts to the blogosphere…here they are, in all their unadulterated glory. Did you forgot to give yours to the world–to the B1G, to the

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How TikTok’s fashion ‘fit-fluencers’ are forwarding size inclusivity

Brandy Melville is offering “one size fits most” (read: small) clothing, lingerie-giant Victoria’s Secret is still fumbling with size inclusivity and many brands are still showcasing their products on only one type of body. In response, TikTok’s “fit-fluencers” are aiming to change the fashion industry with the simple yet radical act of trying on clothes.

New Jersey-based Denise Mercedes (@denisemmercedes), a body-positive influencer with 2.7 million TikTok followers and 1.1 million Instagram followers, signed on to the social platforms when she realized her first passion, modeling, wasn’t going to work out. “I was too short,” she said.

But she quickly

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