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Three New Exhibits at SFMOMA Are Outspoken, Brilliant and Tragic

SFMOMA’s front atrium sports a handsome new fixture, and its middle floors have some outspoken new tenets. While Jim Campbell’s twinkling LED-light sculpture, Exploded Views, runs no risk of going unseen, The Air We Breathe and Francesca Woodman must vie for viewers’ attention in the shadow of a behemoth – namely, the smash-hit Richard Serra Drawing retrospective upstairs. To overlook these smaller exhibitions, one a poignant resounding on same-sex equality, the other a fascinating glimpse of a brilliant and tragic individual, would be a crime.

Ask A Vet: How Do I Get My Cat To Stop Scratching Things?

Welcome to our weekly 'Ask a Vet from the SF SPCA' feature on 7x7.com. They've enlisted their Co-President, Dr. Jennifer Scarlett, to answer your questions every week. Got a question for Dr. Scarlett? Ask away in the comments!

Q: Our cat is scratching the heck out of our new furniture. We have several deterrents such as bubble wrap, aluminum foil, repellent spray, scratch pads etc... Are there any "humane" ways to declaw?

Fall Picks from Black Pyramid Vintage + Pop-up Shop Tonight in the Haight

Who says you shouldn't go into business with your best friend? Last year, BFFs Jessica Dega and Laura Cerri, ditched their industry jobs and co-founded Black Pyramid vintage, right here in SF. Since their launch, the e-comm site has developed into a full-fledged modern vintage resource. Each piece is hand-picked, reasonably priced and, instead of covering all of fashion history, the collection focuses on reasonably priced pieces that span more modern (but now vintage) decades. Cruise our top fall picks above and then catch the darling duo tonight at their pop-up shop in the Haight.

Jennifer Siebel Newsom Confronts Sexist Stereotypes with 'Miss Representation'

When San Francisco native Jennifer Siebel Newsom arrived in Hollywood, pursuing an acting career after her time with the U.S. women’s junior national soccer team was cut short by injury, the fair-haired Stanford alum had little trouble landing recurring roles on the CBS hospital drama Presidio Med, and later NBC’s 24-inspired Life.
 

Photos & Review: Last Night's Phantogram Show at The Fillmore

Fans who snuck a peak of Phantogram last year at Treasure Island Music Festival likely came away with a variation of the following thought: love 'em, but there’s something incompatible with them and the daylight.

Secret Recipe: Chiaroscuro's Apple Cake

7x7 asks the city's chefs for the recipes to their most loved cocktails, bar snacks, starters, mains, and desserts. If there's a dish you can't stop thinking about and want to make at home, email lauren@7x7.com. Your wish may end up on the blog, along with the actual recipe from the chef.

At Chiaroscuro in the FiDi, chef Alessandro Campitelli's mom has been helping out in the open kitchen while visiting from Italy. Through Dec. 2, you can watch her make a rustic, not overly sweet apple cake that's perfect for fall.

Triple Threat: A Night Out in Yerba Buena

If you want to have a successful night out in this town, you need a plan—and it better be a good one. Since it's not always easy to strike that perfect balance between pre-dinner drink, food and a show, we bring you the Triple Threat series — a block-by-block guide to nights out that only require one parking space. In today's edition, the part of SoMa referred to as Yerba Buena. 

Huckleberry Bicycles Opens its Doors on Mid-Market

If you’re one of the hundreds of people who bike down Market Street at rush hour, you may have noticed a tiny bike repair station peeking out of an old newspaper sales hut on mid-Market.

Look of the Week: 6 Men's Oxfords with Contrast Laces

With overcast skies rolling in, add a little kick to your step with a pair of bright laces. These six classics with a twist range from business casual (subtle blue-on-black action), to dramatic, head-turning laces for the more daring San Francisco man. For an easy alternative, try switching out the laces (and resole, if needed) to updated your favorite pair.

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