Where to watch the 2022 World Cup on the Peninsula

For those looking to watch World Cup games in a pub with fellow fans to those looking for an excuse to duck out of a family-filled house over Thanksgiving weekend, we've put together a running list of Peninsula bars and restaurants where you can watch the World Cup. Grab a friend, find your vuvuzela (OK, maybe leave that at home for patrons' sake) and get ready for some football.

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Peninsula holiday fairs for your one-stop shopping needs

While online shopping for gifts over the holidays has become the go-to choice for many, there's an indistinguishable spark that arises when you spot that perfect present or snag the last available must-have gift of the season off the shelf. Throw in some holiday activities like wreath-making, dancing and ice skating to make shopping an outing to remember at these Peninsula holiday fairs, craft boutiques and other seasonal events.

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Growing up: How vertical plantscapes are bringing the outdoors inside

Vertical gardens, essentially landscapes installed on walls with watering systems built in, were once rarely found outside of larger corporate and public building spaces like Google, Symantec or Stanford's Graduate School of Business. Over the past few years, that's changed as more and more residents have started installing "living walls" in their homes.

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Channel your inner gourd-mand with these Peninsula pumpkin dishes and drinks

When the calendar turns to October, I’m one of those people who eagerly puts up my Halloween decorations, peruses pumpkin patches and scopes out the aisles of Trader Joe’s for new and returning pumpkin-flavored foods. For those of you in a similar state of mind, we bring you a running roundup of Peninsula pumpkin dishes and drinks both sweet and savory to stoke that fall feeling.

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‘We’re not trying to disrupt the industry’: How a Y Combinator-backed food hall startup is bringing a ghost kitchen alternative to the Peninsula  

When COVID-19 hit and restaurants began closing down left and right, Mountain View resident Divyang Arora and his startup co-founders saw it as a call to action. Two years and a trip through the famous Y-Combinator startup accelerator later, he's now CEO of Byte Kitchen, a startup helping independent restaurants scale up and get their dishes offered in other communities. 

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