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25 Facts You Might Not Know About the Painted Ladies

San Francisco’s renowned “Postcard Row” sits at 710 to 720 Steiner Street, right across the street from Alamo Square park. But how much do you really know about the most famous homes in the city? While not exactly a destination for residents, the picturesque Painted...


9 Fun Facts About Chicago You May Not Know

The Windy City: Land of deep dish, the Sears tower, Oprah—oh, and a few other things. Here are some other fun facts about Chicago you may not know about. 1. Hugh Hefner started the original Playboy Mansion in Chicago, which actually had a brass plate over the door that said, ‘If...


12 Fun Facts About San Francisco That You May Not Know

Let’s learn something new today, shall we? 1. According to a study in 2014, 29% of San Francisco’s pollution comes from China. 2. Alcatraz was the only federal prison to offer hot-water showers—supposedly to prevent prisoners from acclimating to the cold temperatures of the...