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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Friday, May 30, 2014 at 11:01 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Francisco Sweet: Choco Lands

San Francisco Sweet: Choco Lands

Tuck those napkins in: Outside Lands announces its edible line-up. Read »

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 12:13 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Outside Lands: The 2014 Line-Up

Outside Lands: The 2014 Line-Up

The early August songfest hums and sings in Golden Gate Park. Read »

Monday, May 6, 2013 at 3:55 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Outside Lands: Food Fest Announced

Outside Lands: Food Fest Announced

The mega music party is known for its culinary spirit. Here are the details. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013 at 1:04 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Outside Lands Line-Up Announced

Outside Lands Line-Up Announced

Paul McCartney and the Red Hot Chili Peppers head for Golden Gate Park. Read »

Thursday, Dec 6, 2012 at 12:12 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Announced: Outside Lands 2013

Announced: Outside Lands 2013

San Francisco's mega summer concert fest gets its August dates. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012 at 4:35 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Outside Lands 2012

Outside Lands 2012

Tickets are going on sale for one of our state's biggest music fests. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2011 at 11:07 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Inside City, Outside Lands

Inside City, Outside Lands

The mega-music-food-art-stravaganza is set to unfurl in Golden Gate Park. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Drive points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.
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ALYSIA GRAY PAINTER Alysia Gray Painter has blogged for NBCLA.com since October 2008, covering Los Angeles go-outs, restaurants, museums, hotels, as well as nearby Worth the Drive destinations. She served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.