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Google Home and Amazon Echo Dot

Trendspotting: Smart speaker sales top 66 million units, Amazon Echo leads with 70% market share

This past holiday season the smart speaker was the hot seller. No surprise then that the market continues to grow at a rapid pace.According to a new report, there are now over 66 million smart speaker devices in the U.S. That's up about 25% from the year prior (53...
Google Pixel Phone Colors

Look no further than Google’s Pixel, Pixel XL for screaming Android deals

Though I primarily now use an iPhone (7 Plus, that still runs fine in 2019), I enjoy scouting for occasional deals on old Android phones. That way I can continue to stay up to date on Google's OS, and test out various new features for articles here on Stark...
Rock the Garden - Montalvo

What’s Happening: Broadway’s Next Hit Musical, Tom Rush, more at Montalvo Arts Center

Montalvo Arts Center has announced its line-up for Spring (see below for all the details).Live improv show Broadway's Next Hit Musical, artist Tom Rush, Willie K and Raul Malo are just some of the headlining acts you can expect to see at the Montalvo Arts Center -- located south of...
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Fyre a sad indictment of influencer culture

If there was any doubt that influencer culture had an ugly side you need only watch one of two decent docs now streaming on Netflix (Fyre) and Hulu (Fyre Fraud).By now, most know at least something about the infamous Fyre Festival. For me, it was that not-even-cafeteria standard cheese...
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Stark Insider Presents: SF Bay Area’s famed ‘Flintstone House’ (VIDEO)

It's one of the country's most iconic properties. Located in the hills above Highway 280 minutes south of San Francisco is a mystical wonderland, a home with striking bulbous and colorful features, and... dinosaurs.If you've seen the home during your commute you know it right away: The Flintstone House.In...

Stark Insider. A West Coast Adventure. A Lifetime in the Making.

Loni Stark Bio - About Stark Insider

3 Days, 3 Museums in NYC: Stark Insider on location at MoMA, The Met, The Whitney

Yes, Stark Insider is All Things West Coast. Being based out of San Francisco means our travels and stories here typically takes us around the Bay Area, and occasionally up and down the West Coast. But not always. Sometimes, like any of you I'm guessing, we take trips to...
The White Crow opens The Mostly British Film Festival

What’s Happening: Mostly British Film Festival in San Francisco

From February 14 through 21, the Mostly British Film Festival returns to the Vogue Theatre in San Francisco. This year’s festival features both new and classic films from English-speaking countries outside the United States -- the UK, Ireland, Australia, India and South Africa.The Mostly British Film Festival opens with...

Best Of: 2019 Specialty Food Association Fancy Food Show (Wrap-up)

Travel writer Janice Nieder picks out some of her favorites from the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco.Although I didn't get to try everything (which is understandable since this is the largest specialty foods and beverages trade show in North America, with over 80,000 edibles to sample;) I...

State of the Wine Industry Report: Premium wine sales continue to decline as Millennials gravitate to alternatives

Baby Boomers are retiring, and faced with fixed incomes, are reducing expenses. Will and can Millennials make up the difference in wine spending?
Google backs new Wordpress publishing platform Newspack

Google backs new WordPress publishing platform Newspack

Google, Knight, ConsenSys and others have joined together to back a new publishing platform called Newspack.Newspack is primarily targeting smaller and medium-sized publishers. Created by the famous and most widely-used blogging platform on the market, WordPress (parent company Automattic Inc.), the idea is to provide an "inexpensive platform" so...
Come From Away San Francisco Review

‘Come From Away’: A musical gift to SF audiences

I don’t usually cry throughout a show. At the climactic tragic moment perhaps, but not all the way through. Watching Come From Away (SHN Golden Gate Theatre, San Francisco), I had tears streaming down my face for 100 solid minutes. This is the kind of story – and storytelling...

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