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Editors' Picks: Ginger Shots, Angus Young, and More

Here's what the 7x7 editors focused on this week in lieu of their deadlines. 

Plan Your Next Romantic Jaunt to Paris

Couples journeying to the City of Light this year will have the new Peninsula Paris (from $1,100 a night; 16th arr.) to call home.

Meryl Pataky's Custom Neons Signs Let Sparks Fly

Meryl Pataky believes the custom neon signs she creates for altar-bound couples generate a feeling akin to falling in love, better known as a “spark.” The San Francisco artist, who showed her work at Art Basel Miami Beach this past December, transforms “raw elements created by stars”—silver, copper, carbon, and helium—“into electrifying works of art.”

Have Fun in the Woods on the Cross Marin Trail

The Cross Marin Trail is a wonderful route for a safe family bike ride. You’ll find it level, smooth-surfaced, and isolated from vehicles as it winds alongside picturesque Lagunitas Creek above the former roadbed of a long defunct railroad.

Unusual Bay Area Venues For Your Next Event

6 Bay Area locations as original as your dress. 

Oscar Noms, Ghost Boy, and More Hot Topics for Brunch

Impress your friends with some of this week's most talked about topics.

La Perla Brings Italian Luxury to San Francisco This Month

Bologna, Italy, 1954: A housewife named Ada Masotti goes into the lingerie business. A skilled corset maker, she sews a small collection of lingerie, packs the pieces up in a case, then carries the collection door-to-door to local shopkeepers.The case was lined in red velvet, the lingerie displayed like fine pearls. It was then that La Perla was born. Today, La Perla has over 150 boutiques worldwide, and is opening its first in San Francisco this month.

East Bay Eats: Tapas in San Leandro, TrueBurger Redux, and Restaurant Week

Burgers and tapas and Restaurant Week galore! It's all happening in the East Bay, folks.

What All Men Should Be Wearing This Spring

Browse the hottest styles in pastel before we spring into the new season.

Bay Area Incubators Focus On Diversity In Tech

Tech has a diversity problem. Luckily, these six Bay Area accelerators and incubators were created to help bolster minority representation in local workplaces. 

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