Discover Something New at Home in San Francisco

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From the America's Cup races to Twitter's much-hyped IPO, it's been a big year in the city by the Bay. While BART keeps striking and SFMOMA is closed for expansion for the next two years, at least there are pretty (if slightly incongruous) palm trees to beautify the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, which finally opened for business after several delays and troubling news of failing bolts.