5 Things To Know This AM — Aug 19 2011

Sure, the Golden Gate Bridge's bike lane is sadly closed. But these four awesome bike rides avoid the famed bridge altogether. (7x7)
Here's some more intel on the new Marina cocktail den Reed & Greenough, which will include an odd combo of shuffle board tables, dart boards, vintage wallpaper, and antique-y decor. (PopSugarSF)
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The Times takes a photographic tour through sleek-and-chic java spot Sightglass Coffee. (T Magazine)
Our fair city ranked as the 5th best spot in the U.S. for casual sex, according to an OkCupid survey. (HuffPo SF)
In one of the weirder hybrid shops we've heard of, a jewelry boutique-slash-wine bar now exisits in the Castro. (Inside Scoop SF)

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