New to SF-ers: Here are 5 tips for How to have a "Hella good time" in The City
The following article is a guest post, courtesy of Catherine Nguyen
We’re back with our series on how to get plugged into your new city. We recently wrote about NYC, Boston, and Chicago, today we’re focusing on Bagels new to SF. SF was recently described as the most romantic city according to a few love doctors, and we here at CMB agree! Lucky for you single bagels and recent college grads, we came up with the 5 best websites for falling in love in and with SF – from where you live, what you do and wear, and everything else in between.
Apartment Hunting with Apartment List
100+ districts. 49 square miles. Where do you even begin? Apartment List makes apartment hunting easy by consolidating property listings from hundreds of qualified listing services into 1 integrated interface. With unique features to compare properties with friends and potential roommates, and neighborhood metrics like “Walkability” and “Charm” scores, Apartment List makes the nuances of moving to a new city, fun!
P.S. Don’t know where to live in SF? Check out this extensively awesome and comical guide (Part 1, Part 2) from The Bold Italic about district stereotypes and where you will fit in
How to be a Social Butterfly – Sosh
Sosh is a personal concierge and activity recommendation app that curates events specifically tailored to your liking. Craving Italian in North Beach for your next romantic date? Want to take a baking class on how to make french macaroons? Sosh has suggestions for every want and need so you will never be bored in SF.
One (wo)man’s trash is another (wo)man’s treasure – PoshMark
Remember when you could trade clothes with your roommates, friends, and sisters? Now you can, even if they are halfway around the world from you. Calling all ladies of CMB new to San Francisco, this app is for you. PoshMark allows you to shop the closets of other women around the world, while at the same time selling what you have in your closet. Revamp your fashion & accessories for a fresh new look!
Everything Else SF
The Bold Italic
Subscribe to The Bold Italic, an online magazine for all things San Francisco-related (living, eating, breathing), written and run by real San Francisco locals and writers. From fun posts like 10 Healthy Reasons to Drink Coffee and Sugar Daddies Name SF the Most Romantic City to helpful posts like an interactive San Francisco ‘Hood Guide for new San Franciscans.
Also run by SF regulars, 7×7 (named for SF’s 49 square miles & now evolved to 7 things to love for 7 days a week) is a city-living magazine with more coverage on fashion, food & entertainment. 7×7 also covers Marin and East Bay (Napa & Sonoma) for those looking for a quick weekend getaway.