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Royal Wedding Cocktails from Slow Club

Can you feel the love tonight? If not, you should, because The Royal Wedding is fast approaching. In honor of the festivities, we're publishing King's Ginger and No. 3 Gin cocktail recipes by local bartenders that would be fit to serve at a royal event. Berry Bros. & Rudd, the makers of The King's Ginger and No.3, have been supplying the British Royal Family with spirits since 1760 during the reign of King George III.

This week, we turn to the expertise of James Goad, head bartender at Slow Club. He's whipped up two royal wedding drinks -- The King's Road and The Monarch. Head over to Slow Club to try them out or make them on your own at home.

See British Pop Princess Ellie Goulding Perform @ W Hotel

One of the reddest red-hot artists to burst out of the UK's music scene is Ellie Goulding, who dominated her native Britain with her debut album Lights last year, as well as Coachella this past weekend. If you tried and failed to get tickets to her sold-out performance at Popscene last week, here's your chance to see her perform her smash "Starry Eyed" in person: she's dropping by the W Hotel this Thursday as a part of Symmetry: Live, an ongoing music series that hosts some of the most killer mainstream music names like Cee Lo and Janelle Monae.

Royal Wedding Cocktail Recipes from Serpentine

The Royal Wedding's getting even the most hard-hearted souls across the pond excited for the celebration, and to honor of the festivities, we're publishing King's Ginger and No. 3 Gin cocktail recipes concocted by local bartenders that would be fit to serve at a royal event. Berry Bros. & Rudd, the makers of The King's Ginger and No.3, have been supplying the British Royal Family with spirits since 1760 during the reign of King George III.

Royal Wedding Cocktail Recipes from Hog & Rocks

Can you feel the love tonight? If not, you should, because The Royal Wedding is fast approaching. In honor of the festivities, we're publishing King's Ginger and No. 3 Gin cocktail recipes by local bartenders that would be fit to serve at a royal event. Berry Bros. & Rudd, the makers of The King's Ginger and No.3, have been supplying the British Royal Family with spirits since 1760 during the reign of King George III.

Grade-School Enemies Fall In Love & Marry at The Argonaut Hotel

They met on the playground, reconnected via the Internet and tied the knot at the Argonaut Hotel.

When she was in the third grade, Alyson Yeck of Tracy used to dread walking by the seventh graders before school because Jeff Costa would harass her unmercifully. Finally, after she’d had enough, she told him off to the best of her 9-year-old ability.

Little did she know she’d just sassed her future husband.

Years passed, families moved, and the playground adversaries lost touch. Imagine the now adult Alyson’s surprise when Jeff messaged her via MySpace asking if she remembered him. Her answer: “Of course!”

7 Very Virgin America Reasons to Love SFO's New Terminal 2

WIRED magazine once called Virgin America planes "multi-million dollar iPods that fly" -- a comparison that's even more appropriate now that the hometown airline of Apple-lovin' San Francisco has moved into SFO's Terminal 2. Virgin America will occupy seven gates at T2 (which has its opening ceremony this weekend) and collaborated closely with Gensler and Turner Construction on the design and concept from the early stages. Virgin America's always been a cut above the rest in tech-friendliness, sustainable practices (their planes are 25% more fuel efficient than others in the sky) and food services, experiences they have extended from plane to terminal in the new T2. Here are 7 Very Virgin America Reasons to Love SFO's Terminal 2.

Play SFO's T2 "Photo Safari" Twitter Game for a Chance to Win Virgin America Tickets

Hanging out at the airport when there's no travel involved may sound like a curious weekend activity, but SFO's Terminal 2 Open House this Saturday does have some obvious perks. Namely, there's a ticket giveaway involved to any continental-US Virgin America destination. To win, you'll have to play SFO's twitter "Photo Safari" game at the Opening Ceremony. Here's how to play:

1.    RSVP to the SFO Terminal 2 Community Open House (12-5 pm this Saturday) 

2.    Follow the official SFO Twitter feed, @flySFO

Meet the Candidates for the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 2011 Man & Woman of the Year

Each year, in communities across the country, dynamic, passionate candidates engage in a spirited competition to earn The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's "Man & Woman of the Year" title by raising funds for blood cancer research. Every dollar counts as one vote, and the titles are awarded to the man and woman with the most votes at the end of ten weeks.

Nominate Your Favorite Local Business for SF Small Business Week

SF Small Business Week, which takes place from May 16 through 21, is an annual celebration of all the small businesses that contribute to our region’s economic prosperity and make the Bay Area one of the most desirable places to live on the planet.  Leading up to Small Business Week, Wells Fargo has generously donated a flight of free ATM advertising to the business 7x7 readers crown as "The Bay Area's Favorite Small Business." Additionally, the winning business will receive an advisory session with a panel of representatives from Wells Fargo Business Banking, a forum that will provide the business owner with valuable advice on raising capital and financing their business and equipment, marketing, HR and recommendations on general business practices.

Royal Wedding Cocktail: King's Smoke and 3 Bird

The Royal Wedding's in less than 28 days. In honor of the festivities, every week for next three weeks, we'll be publishing a cocktail recipe using The King's Ginger that would be fit to serve at a royal event. Berry Bros. & Rudd, the makers of The King's Ginger, have been supplying the British Royal Family with spirits since 1760 during the reign of King George III. Quite a tradition! 
Eric Passetti, bartender at The House of Shields, whipped up these two cocktails using the King's Ginger in honor of the Royal Wedding. 

 

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