Kiosks Serving Free Short Stories

With 150 kiosk machines worldwide, including one at Francis Ford Coppola’s Cafe Zoetrope in San Francisco, French community publisher Short Edition serves short stories for free. There are about 30 in the US, including some on university campuses and transportation hubs, and each delivers a fiction story, drawn from over 100,000 approved original submissions. Users can select a story for young readers and everybody else …

The House of Harry Winston’s San Francisco Salon

An iconic Union Square space reimagined with splendor

200 Post Street, a corner building in San Francisco’s Union Square neighborhood, has long been a destination for the sale of fine jewelry. An architectural landmark, it housed retailers Shreve & Co until 2015. After 109 years at the site, the SF-based brand shifted to a nearby location and another icon began the process of making it their own. Recently, Harry Winston opened the doors …

CH Omakase 2017: Nice Collective Leather Feather

A unique, limited edition accessory, handmade in San Francisco

California-based clothing and accessories brand Nice Collective has been a CH favorite for years. Their military-inspired designs are distinctive yet timeless and Joe Haller and Ian Hannula (the indie brand’s founding couple) are kindred spirits. They started making leather feathers for friends, and we love ours so much we worked with them to create our own shape just for CH Omakase. As for use, it …

Heath Newsstand, San Francisco

A new space to nourish minds, built to inspire and unite a community

Best-known for their gorgeous pottery, CH favorite Heath Ceramics now has a new space attached to their Mission district, San Francisco showroom. The recently opened Heath Newsstand was created with the aim to inspire and unite the community; the team behind it believes that newsstands create destinations where locals frequently come together. The beautifully designed store stocks all kinds of publications—from local, national and international …