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Bluestockings.jpg
172 Allen Street, New York, NY, USA

Bluestockings is a volunteer-powered and collectively-owned radical bookstore, fair trade cafe, and activist center in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. We carry over 6,000 titles on topics such as feminism, queer and gender studies, global capitalism, climate & environment, political theory, police and prisons, race and black studies, radical education, plus many more! You can also find some good ‘ole smutty fiction, sci-fi, and poetry . We also carry magazines, zines, journals, alternative menstrual products and other oddly hard-to-find good things.

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Beautiful, expansive, and situated in the heart of San Rafael on 4th Street, the store offers a huge array of titles, magazines, and gifts plus a variety of in-store events featuring fiction to romance to sci-fi authors. The store boasts a vibrant children’s program and is also home to an outpost of local cafe Taste Kitchen + Table, for those who like to read and sip a latte.

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1214 Apollo Way, Suite 401 Sunnyvale CA, USA

The Maitri Boutique is a high-end boutique that sells new and pre-owned South Asian party clothing and accessories for women, men, and children.

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1044 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA, USA

RCPL cultivates community by welcoming all people to experience the shared joys of literacy and learning.

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209 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA, USA

Third Plateau is an impact-oriented strategy firm that partners with the world’s most passionate and daring changemakers to reimagine, expand, and realize their social impact.

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100 Bay Street, Sausalito, CA, USA

Book Passage By-the-Bay is our newest store, located on the water in scenic downtown Sausalito!

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2419 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur, CA, USA

Known for our fascinating selection of titles, stunning author events, enthusiastically diverse staff, and urban California aesthetic, DIESEL is the cutting-edge, high octane, community-radiating, independent neighborhood bookstore we all dream of hanging out in, getting imaginally turned on in, and literarily inspired by.

Make Out Room.jpg
3225 22nd St, San Francisco, CA, USA

PDA encouraged! Why get a room, when you can Make-Out in one of our cozy booths?

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2149 Byron St, Berkeley, CA, USA

The Foundation of the Sacred Stream is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the wisdom of ancient spiritual and healing traditions into the consciousness of those interested in being of service in the world.

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555 Main St, Pleasanton, CA, USA

Towne Center Books is a locally owned general bookstore, conveniently located on Main Street in Downtown Pleasanton.

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1375 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010

Veteran bookseller providing fiction & nonfiction, plus kids’ titles. Some locations host events.

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51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera, CA, USA

Book Passage has served the Bay Area for more than 40 years, providing the community with an array of author events, writing and language classes, and highly-respected annual conferences.

A world renowned community bookstore, we offer a wide variety of books ranging from children’s literature to travel guides, from top-selling fiction to mystery novels, and we continue to work diligently with community and nonprofit organizations.

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5433 College Ave, Oakland, CA, USA

Known for our fascinating selection of titles, stunning author events, enthusiastically diverse staff, and urban California aesthetic, DIESEL is the cutting-edge, high octane, community-radiating, independent neighborhood bookstore we all dream of hanging out in, getting imaginally turned on in, and literarily inspired by.

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3900 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA, USA

The oldest independent black bookstore in the country. Books by and about black people everywhere.

Salute e Vita Ristorante.jpg
1900 Esplanade Drive, Richmond, CA, USA

Salute E Vita, remains a home away from home for all lovers of food, art, wine, friends and most of all family, which is who we consider everyone dining with us to be. Our house made desserts, risottos, soups, pasta sauces and salad dressings are created daily. We are best known for fresh Italian cuisine. Whether you are in the mood for pasta or a magnificent entrée salad, fresh seafood or steak, you’ll find it here in our 100-year old Cape Cod Victorian that overlooks the marina waterfront with an elegant and welcoming fireplace dining room, an indoor veranda with stunning views of San Francisco or on our outdoor patio overlooking the Bay. We have a saying here, “at the table, no one grows old” So feel the passion for good food, beauty and friends and join us for lunch or dinner; we have your table ready!

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209 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA, USA

UNITE HERE! Local 2 is the union of 12,000 hospitality workers throughout San Francisco and San Mateo Counties. Our members work in hotels, restaurants, clubs, and other food service facilities, providing service to millions of guests every year. Together, we fight to ensure that service workers are treated decently and receive a fair share of the wealth our industry produces.

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51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera, CA, USA

Book Passage has served the Bay Area for more than 40 years, providing the community with an array of author events, writing and language classes, and highly-respected annual conferences.

A world renowned community bookstore, we offer a wide variety of books ranging from children’s literature to travel guides, from top-selling fiction to mystery novels, and we continue to work diligently with community and nonprofit organizations.

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1 Ferry Building San Francisco, CA, USA 94111

A charming general interest bookstore on the Bay side of the Ferry Building, Book Passage serves visitors and locals, offering regional maps, guidebooks, and Bay Area literature, postcards and gifts. An extensive children’s book selection in our “Kids’ Corner” features books for the youngest readers through teens, and an array of activity books and games. New releases and classic fiction, staff picks, cookbooks with an emphasis on local cuisine, and books on current events fill the store. Like the other two Book Passage locations in the Bay Area (in Corte Madera and Sausalito) the Ferry Building venue hosts author signings and literary events several evenings a week. Visitors have included Chelsea Clinton, George Saunders, Dave Eggers, and Nigella Lawson.

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489 Castro St. ​​San Francisco, CA 94114

If you’re looking for a pleasant place to peruse a lot of books, seek no further! Since 1992, Dog Eared Books has been supplying a book-hungry San Francisco with new, used, and remaindered books as well as magazines, calendars, and notebooks. We’re a general interest store, so we have a little of everything, but we do specialize in Beat, off-beat, small press, and local literature. Our staff of is happy to help you locate specific titles or you can roam around discovering wondrous obscurities you never knew you couldn’t live without.

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609 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA, USA

Built in 1926, the historic Marines’ Memorial Theatre is an intimate 564-seat jewel box theatre located in the heart of San Francisco’s theatre district between Union Square and Nob Hill. Recently renovated to expand the lobby and upgrade the orchestra seating to be much more comfortable, our historic Union Square theatre is available as a setting for events in San Francisco, including keynotes, celebrations, educational presentations and more. We are also dedicated to bringing the best national, international and local Music, Dance, Author Talks & Lectures and theatrical or film presentations to Bay Area audiences.

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