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StoryCorps Rocks the Mics at its New Home in the SF Public Library

"The interview may be one of the most powerful ways to capture the life and spirit of another human being," says Dave Isay, founder of StoryCorps, an oral history organization, which has recorded more than 50,000 heart-to-hearts over the past decade.

Architect Leo Marmol Returns to SF With a New Office and an Oliver Peoples Store

How San Francisco, a town known for its ornate Victorians and neoclassical Beaux Arts architecture, fits into California’s modernist landscape is a question that Leo Marmol, managing principal of Los Angeles architecture studio Marmol Radziner, has been pondering lately.

Radar 360: 3-D Printed Rings, Ultimate Guide to Oakland, and More

The latest shops, goods, and happenings in the Bay Area and beyond. 

Design Icon Shows Her Full Range of Talent at New SF Showroom

Gypset glamazons are already well versed in the textiles of Madeline Weinrib: She’s known for bringing Indonesian ikat back into vogue with her lacquered trays for Barneys New York and boho-fabulous fabric heels for Manolo Blahnik. Starting in April, the design icon will show off her full range of talent with the opening of her first West Coast showroom in the San Francisco Design Center.

Party for the People: You're Invited to Dorka Keehn's Magical Rave

The last time artists Dorka Keehn and Brian Goggin threw a block party, it was nothing short of epic. Their installation at Broadway and Columbus entitled “Language of the Birds” resulted in all-night, open-air revelry to celebrate the blinking books that straddled Columbus Avenue in front of City Lights bookstore. Awards and accolades followed. Fast forward five-plus years, they’re back with another magically surreal artwork and celebratory evening.

Mid-Market is the New Place to Be

If you build it, they will come. This is the philosophy of developers and entrepreneurs who are flocking to Mid-Market on the wings of Twitter, which famously headquarters there.

The First Big Shopping Event of 2014: Olivia Kim’s "New Beginnings" at Nordstrom

Even with a healthy “elegance is refusal” disregard for trends, it’s hard to resist the call of Nordstrom’s latest pop-up.

Secret Recipe: Bergerac's Duchess & Canals Cocktail

 7x7 asks the city's chefs for the recipes to their most loved cocktails, bar snacks, starters, mains, and desserts. If there's a dish you can't stop thinking about and want to make at home, email schuyler@7x7.com. Your wish may end up on the blog, along with the actual recipe from the chef. 

The Podolls' Family Business Opens on the Peninsula

For the Podolls, fashion is all in the family.

Fall's Sensorial Designs Play With Pattern, Color, and Texture

Points of Interest

1. Inspired by the otherworldly beauty under the sea, these monochromatic pieces find drama in texture rather than color.

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