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This Week In Live Music: French Montana, Questlove, and More

A killer concert is all you want for Christmas, and that’s what you shall have.

The 10 Best Modern Christmas Songs, Ranked

Now that Thanksgiving is done, it's time to saturate yourself with copious amounts of unbridled holiday cheer. String up your strands of twinkly white lights. Get your pocketbook ready for Small Business Saturday. And bombarded your eardrums with glorious Christmas music. To help, we've complied and ranked the top 10 modern holiday songs.

Why You Should Celebrate Yourself this Holiday Season

On a hectic October Tuesday, just before 7x7’s monthly race to the printer, I took it upon myself to enjoy some languorous me-time at the W Hotel. Looming deadlines had triggered my tendency to crack under pressure. I settled in at Trace for a two-hour feast of beet salad, mushroom flatbread, a lamb pastrami sandwich, and butterscotch pudding, and then waddled up to Bliss Spa for a two-hour mani-pedi chaser.

Editors' Picks: J.Crew's New Balance, Christmas Birthdays, & More

Last-minute gift ideas from the exhausted 7x7 edit team. 

5 Topics Everyone Will Be Discussing Over Brunch

Cultivate conversation with these interesting topics. 

Dragons, Legos, and Human Rights at @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz

Ai Weiwei

Avoiding tourists and their go-to spots is practically a precursor for San Francisco residency. But in the process of dodging out-of-towners, we often miss out on some of the beloved cultural gems that bring these tourists to our fair city. Case in point? Alcatraz. The visionaries at For-Site have given us the recently acclaimed @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatrazthe perfect excuse to hop on a ferry and head to the notorious prison of yesteryear.

PianoFight Brings Cocktails, Theatre, and Live Music to the Tenderloin

PianoFight's New Venue

After three-plus years of fundraising, negotiating, brainstorming, and no shortage of elbow grease, the former Original Joe's has officially transformed into a multi-stage venue, PianoFight, complete with a cozy-sleek restaurant for post-perfomance refreshments. 

The Procrastinator's Guide to NYE in the Bay Area

Believe it or not, two weeks from now, it'll already by 2015. And if you live in the Bay Area, you know that it's the one night a year that the fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants residents actually make plans ahead of time. Many reservations are booked and events are sold out, but we've got you covered—read on for our top picks for how to ring in the new year.

I.V. Hydration Therapy is Our Favorite New Hangover Cure

This weekend skip the black coffee and Tylenol routine for something a little more fabulous: I.V. hydration therapy in the comfort and ease of you own home. 

PG&E and 7x7 Toast to San Francisco's Favorite Charity

The Bay Area is home to hundreds of charitable organizations making contributions, both big and small, within our community. To celebrate these efforts, Pacific Gas and Electric Company and 7x7 started an annual tradition (now in its fifth year) to help shine a spotlight on one stand-out organization by naming it "San Francisco's Favorite Charity."

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