The best hidden museums of the 650

The Peninsula’s lesser-known museums are hiding in some delightfully unexpected places. Sure, they’re smaller, but they have plenty to offer in eye-catching exhibits and intriguing historical displays.

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‘Buck’s will never die.’ After 29 years, owners pass longtime Woodside favorite to their sons

New generation, same quirkiness at the beloved Peninsula mainstay Buck’s new patio (formerly known as the parking lot) is now open for outdoor dining. (Photo by Magali Gauthier) After nearly three decades at the helm of the irreverent Buck’s of Woodside, owners Jamis and Margaret MacNiven hav retired and turned the restaurant over to their three sons. The younger generation reopened the Woodside restaurant last week for outdoor dining and takeout, with a ...

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Our guide to celebrating Filoli’s 100th year (amid lots of holiday cheer)

Seasonal celebrations for the centennial of a Peninsula landmark By Laura Ness The meticulously manicured gardens of the Filoli Estate. (Image courtesy of Gretchine Nievarez/Filoli) This year marks the 100th anniversary for the Filoli Estate, the beloved local landmark in Woodside. While many of the official centennial celebrations have already been held and chronicled, the holiday season provides a unique opportunity to pay a visit and toast the existence and persistence of this historic ...

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