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Off Season Vacay: Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe

Many Bay Areans only think about Tahoe as a winter or summer destination, but many don't realize that Tahoe has plenty to offer in the off-season. Skiing, hiking, biking, and the like are all available at half the cost and half the crowds. Here are some great insider tips proving that Tahoe is just as great in spring (or fall).

Canine Seeking Human: Spectacular Spencer

Spencer's my name, cuddling's my game! My main motto in life? Having a good time. As my last humans dumped me for their new baby --I know, right? --I am a newly single canine, trying to find a place to call home. Shall we get into my stats? Here we go: I'm a Lab/Retriever mix, big sports guy, and I'm 9 years old...hey, like they say, 9 is the new 3. I can beat those little whippersnapper pups on the court anyday. I'm a champion ball chaser and Frisbee catcher extraordinaire! Overall, I'm quite the companion, entertainer, and all-around awesome pooch. Check me out here and let's meet for coffee, err, dog biscuits. 

California College of the Arts Presents Annual Student-Designed Fashion Show

Counting the weeks until Project Runway comes back into season? Alleviate some of that angst and join California College of the Arts Annual Fashion Show.

The 2015 Vanguard Award Winner Is...

This year, 7x7 teamed up with the University of Oregon to present the first ever Vanguard Award, which contributes $5000 to an outstanding citizen making a difference in the fields of education, sustainability, or community development, and the nominations were overwhelming. We picked seven local leaders as our finalists, and now, the people have spoken.

SFAI Unleashes 2015 Gala Vernissage and Varnished: The After-Party

San Francisco Art Institute, the Bay Area’s intrepid home for renegade art and innovative education, is throwing its annual fȇte on May 13, 2015, with Gala Vernissage and Varnished: The After Party. For one night only, this celebration takes over the historic Pier 2 at Fort Mason Center, summoning art, artists, and the people who love them to the edge of the bay. All proceeds benefit student-artist scholarships at SFAI.

Take a Tour of Oakland's Culinary Scene With See.Eat.Love.

It's no secret that Oakland's food scene is top-notch, and upping the ante every day. It's tough to know which places to try first, but one local food tour company, See.Eat.Love., offers intimate culinary strolls through Oakland's bustling neighborhoods.

58th SFIFF: Stellar Films, Events & Guests

Founded in 1957, the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFIFF) is the longest-running film festival in the Americas. Held this spring from April 23 to May 7, SFIFF is a top-notch showcase of cinematic discovery and innovation, featuring close to 150 films and events, 100 filmmakers in attendance, and nearly two dozen awards presented for excellence in film craft. And this year, they'll be knocking it out of the park.

Join the MCD for Live Music & Libations at the Design 10 Auction


The Museum of Craft and Design is turning ten, and to celebrate, they're throwing a major party to celebrate their decade of disruption in design and craft. On April 24, join the MCD for a live and silent auction featuring eye-catching work from leading artists and designers, along with curated experiences immersed in the craft and design world.

Big Bang Party After Dark at California Academy of Sciences

California Academy Sciences

The California Academy of Sciences will host its annual Gala and Party After Dark on April 23, 2015. This unforgettable evening is the opportunity to let loose in a stunning, iconic setting while raising a glass to bright minds making remarkable contributions to the field of science education—a topic at the heart of the Academy’s mission to explore, explain, and sustain life. And we're giving away two tickets to the event! Just sign up for our newsletter below to enter.

Deck out Your Home in Beautiful Style With Presidio Classics Window Coverings

Living in San Francisco, there's such a strong focus on finding the perfect home that it's easy to forget the importance of what you put inside it once you close the deal. Presidio Classics simplifies and streamlines the process of sourcing window treatments, focusing on hand-woven, natural-fiber window shade designs that will give your apartment or home a natural glow.

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