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A Q&A with the Ladies Behind Discarded to Divine

Discarded to Divine is an innovative fundraiser for the St. Vincent De Paul Society of San Francisco that challenges designers to use discarded clothes, textiles, accessories, furniture—anything they can get their hands on—to make reclaimed, one-of-a-kind creations. More than 100 unique items, including 10 jury-selected winners, were just previewed at the de Young Museum. The April 26th Gala features both a silent auction and a live runway presentation and auction of this wearable art.

Score Free Time at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe (We Do Mean Free)

Score Free time at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe (and We Do Mean Free)

Thinking about a Tahoe getaway and already wishing you could stay longer? Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino is making it oh-so-easy to stretch your budget.

They’re adding a free night to multi-night stays, plus free daily breakfast for two. And there are so many more reasons to check in at the Hyatt. Here's a partial checklist:

- Three restaurants, including Lone Eagle Grille, a foodie favorite right on the 500-foot-long private resort beach (the only one at the lake)

Win Tickets to the I Love This City Festival in AT&T Park!

Win Tickets to the I Love This City Festival in AT&T Park!

By now you might've heard about the enormous I Love This City Festival taking place in May at the Lot at AT&T Park. For any music aficionado, this event is a no-brainer. This shindig boasts two solid days of the biggest names in the electronic scene, from Tiesto (easily one of the world's biggest DJs), to The Crystal Method, to Steve Aoki, to a special guest spot by LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy. Are you panting in anticipation yet?

Get in the Game with Tim Lincecum

Get in the Game with Tim Lincecum

It’s almost opening day at AT&T Park, and Tim Lincecum is stepping up to the plate, err should we say bowl. As you may have seen, our friends over at popchips have teamed up with Lincecum to “chip in” to charity by asking SF  fans how they want to see Tim volunteer in the community.

The Haas School of Business & UM San Francisco Ensure the Future of Innovation!

Haas School of Business

For the 3rd consecutive year UM San Francisco has partnered with the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley to host “UM & Haas: Ensuring the Future of Innovation,” an effort to raise money for the 14th Annual UC Berkeley Startup Competition (Bplan). The UC Berkeley Startup Competition (Bplan) is one of the foremost events for budding entrepreneurs: a forum providing entrepreneurs with the best possible resources – including education, networking, team creation, mentorship and new venture financing – to help turn innovative ideas into real businesses.

View Unique Designs at Discarded to Divine's Annual Gala and Auction

View Unique Designs at Discarded to Divine's Annual Gala and Auction

The 7th Annual Discarded to Divine fashion event is upon us! It's the time of year when the savvy, the stylish, and the charitable join forces to benefit those overcoming poverty, homelessness and domestic violence through the St. Vincent de Paul Society. As is tradition, leading and aspiring designers will transform discarded clothes donated to SVDP-SF into wearable works of art and exquisite home decor, which will get snapped in a unique auction.

The Wild Geese Irish Soldiers & Heroes Have Landed in SF

The Wild Geese Irish Soldiers & Heroes Have Landed in SF

Irish whiskey is the fastest growing kind of whiskey and The Wild Geese Irish Soldiers & Heroes offers the kind of versatility that is exciting bartenders throughout our city. In fact, this stuff's so tasty, it's been awarded three 'Best Irish Whiskey' accolades in little more than two years. It is the only Super Premium Collection of Irish Whiskeys and has four variants: The Single Malt, Limited Edition, Rare Irish and Classic Blend. Now this brand is available in San Francisco and recently ran a successful in-store promotion with The Whisky Shop.

Image Orthodontics and Smile for a Lifetime Can Help Great Smiles for Kids Come to Life

It's amazing how much smiles can brighten our day. That's why the Bay Area's Image Orthodontics is partnered with the non-profit organization Smile for a Lifetime Foundation; they believe everyone deserves to have their very own gorgeous smile to inspire hope and self-confidence, regardless of their economic state.

Win Tickets to See Cirque du Soleil's OVO in Portland!

Win Tickets to See Cirque du Soleil's OVO in Portland!

We all need an escape sometimes. One of our favorite ways to take a night off from real life is to catch the latest fantastical roller coaster put on by Cirque du Soleil. This time around, their show OVO is poised to take your breath away, and we can help you score a pair of tickets to their Portland show on April 27!

popchips Game Changers: Athletes Hungry for Change

With baseball season upon us, our very own ace pitcher Tim Lincecum is poised to clinch another championship, or should we say, champion-chip. Lincecum has teamed up with popchips to “chip in” by donating his time and giving back to the city that has helped him become the star he is today.

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