Nicole Findlay

Syndicated freelance  writer, copywriter, fitness enthusiast.  

A few of my favorite stories.

Top five BARTable happy hours

Have a brew with a view at Lake Chalet. Photo courtesy of Lake Chalet.

Happy hours are a great way to unwind, socialize with friends and treat yourself to drink deals and food specials at fun restaurants and bars. While there are loads of lively happy hours full of vibrant atmosphere and deep discounts in the Bay Area, we've listed our favorite five. From creative cocktails to tasty bites, lakeside views and live music, these unique happy hours near BART are worth checking out. 

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My dad and I are both former pro athletes. At 66, he can still outrun me — here are his tips for living a long and healthy life.

I'm 43. My dad is 66. We're both former professional soccer players, and I've had the privilege to call him my training partner since I was about 5 years old.

Over the years, what started as kicking the ball around in our backyard slowly evolved into track workouts and trail runs. I've loved every minute and have never managed to cross the finish line before him.

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Visiting Golden Gate Park with Kids: Everything You Need To Know

Locals and tourists alike won't want to miss favorite activities, like visiting Claude, the albino alligator, at the California Academy of Sciences, searching for butterflies on Strawberry Hill, and digging into a burger and fries at Beach Chalet.Golden Gate Park, the crown jewel of San Francisco, has over 1,000 acres to explore—all packed with things to do with kids! With row boats on Blue Heron Lake, hikes up Strawberry Hill, museums, carousels, Ferris wheels, and botanical gardens—where is a...

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