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Scenes of the City: Chinatown

We took a moment to delve into one of San Francisco's most lively 'hoods. Chinatown is home to stacked apartments, street art, things to buy, eat, and drink. Check out one of the many countries within our diverse city.

In Photos: Chinese New Year Parade

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You're Invited: Support Wine and Wishes This Saturday at the Metreon

One of the Bay Area's loveliest culinary experiences returns this weekend, as the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation stages their annual Wine & Wishes event at the newly redesigned City View Room atop the METREON.

Attendees are guaranteed a world-class food and wine exploration that could only be held in San Francisco, with stunning and creative presentations from renowned executive chefs including Mark Dommen (One Market), Gerald Hirigoyen (Piperade), Matt Masera (Wayfare Tavern), Roland Passot (La Folie, 2012 Piggies Wiinner for "Best French Restaurant"), Hoss Zaré (Zaré at Fly Trap)—plus special presentations from Chef Michael Weller and the students of the California Culinary Academy.

Photos: San Francisco Wedding Fair at the Four Seasons

On January 22, 7x7 sponsored the annual SF Wedding Fair… A Five Star Afternoon at the Four Seasons on Market Street, which welcomed hundreds of brides, planners and coordinators from around the Bay Area. The event showcased stunning gowns—including gorgeous creations from local designer Jin Wang—with delicious hors d'oeuvres, California's premium bubblies, exquisite sweets and cakes, and over 75 exhibitors intent on inspiring brides-to-be to envision their perfect Bay Area day.

Photos: Loft San Francisco's Fantastic Sale Day at Embarcadero Center

On January 26, San Francisco's savvy shoppers convened at the Embarcadero Center's Loft store for an extraordinary shopping experience.

Guests enjoyed fantastic wine from Napa Valley's Flora Springs Winery, icy Stella Artois, and delicious hors d'oeuvres from San Francisco's award-winning Osha Thai's catering menu—all while receiving 30% discounts off all fashions while grooving to awesome tunes from DJ Von.

Loft San Francisco is located at 4 Embarcadero Center.

Photos: 7x7's VIP Reception for New Executive Editor Chloe Harris Frankeny at Parallel 37 in the Ritz-Carlton

On January 18th, San Francisco's elite business leaders were invited to the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco's beautiful new lounge and restaurant, Parallel 37, to meet 7x7's new executive editor, Chloe Harris Frankeny.

Chloe's strong fashion background and editorial vision were on full display as she announced a major redesign of 7x7's magazine, which will launch in March 2012 with the annual Spring Fashion Issue. Guests garnered face-time with Chloe to explore ways to collaborate throughout the year.

Calling All Creative Types

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Enter to win: 7x7 and St-Germain's Valentine to You—Dinner, Drinks and Dreamtime

There are some of us in the dating trenches who dread Valentines Day, with the attendant hearts and flowers, candy and Cupids—it can all feel just a little much for the unattached among us, and we find ourselves seeking the camaraderie of our fellow singletons, sharing war stories, and keeping our spirits up. It's in that vein that we partner with St-Germain, Chambers Eat+Drink, and Hotel Vitale to present a special evening in the City celebrating one of the most reliable and rewarding kinds of love: the kind shared with friends.

In Photos: Seven Days of San Francisco Live Music

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This town knows music. On any given night, you can find whatever genre you're jonesing to hear, sing, or dance along with. Here's a taste of what happened in the San Francisco music scene the past seven days...

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