This year, 7x7 teamed up with the University of Oregon to present the first ever Vanguard Award, which contributes $5000 to an outstanding citizen making a difference in the fields of education, sustainability, or community development, and the nominations were overwhelming. We picked seven local leaders as our finalists, and now, the people have spoken.
The trickle-down (or up?) effect of Coachella continues to pad the cultural wallets of the Bay Area, and steal from the actual wallets of Bay Area music obsessives. Happily.
Everything you need to know about eating, drinking, shopping, lounging, biking, hiking, and more in San Francisco, Oakland, and beyond.
The trash situation at Dolores Park is 7,000-gallon-per-weekend problem, with 65-percent of those left-behind craft beer bottles, Bi-Rite sandwich wrappers, and rum-drenched young coconuts being perfectly recyclable and compostible. SF Rec and Park is fighting back, with an "Eco Pop-Up" pilot program launching in Dolores Park this Saturday.
Farmers market and the Ferry Building. Rosamunde sausages and a Toronado pint. Sunny days and Dolores Park. Here in San Francisco, some things just naturally go well with others. And at the Outbound, we’re big fans of pairing a morning outdoors with some of our favorite food and drinks. This weekend, head to Marin for some epic hikes — and don’t forget to pair them with some equally epic eats.
Wheel and deal at Public Bikes spring warehouse sale at Jack London Square; peruse the work of 73 local artists at Studio 17; and get your pie eatin' on.
7x7 asks the Bay Area's chefs for the recipes to their most loved cocktails, bar snacks, starters, mains, and desserts.
BottleRock 2015 is coming up fast, and some of the best live performers are making their way to Napa for some sun- and wine-soaked partying. Imagine Dragons, No Doubt, Robert Plant, The Avett Brothers, Foster the People, Passion Pit, Snoop Dogg, Cage the Elephant, Young the Giant, and many more are prepped to rock the vineyards, and we have four pairs of 3-day general admission passes to give away to our favorite people—7x7 readers!
If you didn’t know by now that art galleries are a good place to score booze, you haven’t been living. To be fair, it’s mostly Two-Buck Chuck or PBR, but if you aren’t picky, then you're in luck—now you can pregame and get your culture fix at the same time. Just try to keep it together (you’re in public), and please note that “donation-based” doesn’t mean “be rude.” Let's keep it classy, people.
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