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The Locals' Guide to Spending the Summer in Ghirardelli Square

If you think Ghirardelli Square is just for out-of-town visitors, think again. Whether you go to sip Wattle Creek Winery's delicious chardonnay in the sun, or simply stop by to take in some live music outdoors, Ghirardelli Square is a well-kept secret spot where locals can have a total blast–especially in the summer months!

Experience a True Taste of Oakland at Lungomare, in Jack London Square

We've given you dozens and dozens of reasons to head to the East Bay, whether it's for street fairs, concerts, or epic weekend hikes. No matter what adventures you plan across the bridge, you have to top it off with excellent food and drinks, Oakland style.

Make Wedding Ring Dreams Come True at Gallery of Jewels' Endless Love Event

Gallery of Jewels, San Francisco’s headquarters for gorgeous gems made by cool, independent jewelry designers, unveils one of the best ways to discover your dream wedding band at their Endless Love Bridal Event beginning June 28th through July 14th.

A Botanical Garden in a Cocktail, Using Anchor Distilling's Hophead Vodka

Hophead Vodka

As told to 7x7 by Danny Louie of Alembic:

"While working on a mellow night at the bar, I struck up a conversation with my G.M. about drinks in general. He pointed out Anchor Distilling’s HOPHEAD Vodka. Once I smelled it, I was immediately transported in my mind to a bontanical garden.

You're Invited: 7x7's Make Your Own Mark Bourbon Cocktail Seminar Series

7x7's very popular spring events devoted to ultra-premium bourbons garnered so much attention, we've organized a new summer series designed to highlight the prominence of Maker's 46 bourbon in a variety of cocktails in some of San Francisco's best bars.

Where Will Converse's Biggest Store Ever Be? Right Here in San Francisco

Everyone needs a good pair of Chucks in his or her life. Whether you're adventuring up and down the hills of San Francisco, bar hopping, or going wild at a show, Converse All-Stars are the go-to kicks if you want to live life to the fullest. And what better place to get a styling pair than at the biggest Converse store in the country?

Pride 2013: Hard French Hearts Los Homos

San Francisco's beloved monthly dance party Hard French twists and turns into a super-sized extravaganza for Pride Sunday, welcoming the hottest visiting and resident alternaqueers to the bosom of the Mission.

The Annual Juanita MORE! Pride Party Is Coming for You

The lady and legend (and 7x7 July/August 2013 cover model) Juanita MORE! may be famed for a few things: 1) her bedazzling fashion statements; 2) her bewitching signature scent of tuberose and musk; and 3) her weekly Booty Call parties in the Castro. That party gets jacked up to 11 for the queen's legendary Pride Party, during San Francisco's biggest weekend.

New App ParkNow Takes the Dread Out of Parking

How many hours have you wasted circling the block looking for a parking space? How much fuel? Or how about the tedious worrying of “what will I have to pay?” or “when do I need to leave home to make it to my appointment on time?” New app ParkNow is about to change the parking game.

Frameline37: The 2013 San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival

Frameline is bringing the 37th San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival to screens around the city starting tomorrow! The festival is the longest-running and the most widely recognized LGBT film exhibition event in the world.

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