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29 Reasons We’re Thankful To Live In The Bay Right Now!

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    Every so often (read: every day) we take a sweeping glance around the city and have to fight the urge to pinch ourselves. Sometimes, living in a spot as postcard perfect as S.F. feels like a total dream. The local ethos, the bustling culinary scene, all that innovation, and the abundance of kind-hearted peeps all add to what makes the City by the Bay extra special. We definitely catch Tony Bennett's drift — and our heart is firmly planted in this seaside town.

    So, we thought it only appropriate, in the spirit of this week's holiday, to give thanks for one of our all-time favorite cities. Need a reason why S.F. is the best in the West (and way beyond)? We've got 29 of 'em. From the artisanal ice cream to, yes, even good ol' Karl the Fog, find out why we're completely smitten — and thankful — to call this place home.

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