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Cyndi Lauper's Broadway Smash, Kinky Boots, Stomps Into SF

Unlike Stephen Sondheim or Rodgers and Hammerstein, 1980s pop icon Cyndi Lauper, who conceived the score to 2013’s Tony Award–winning Kinky Boots, uses her iPhone to record songs. “If an idea jumps into my head while I’m walking down the street, I whip out my phone to sing and record it. I never want to lose a great idea,” says Lauper.

Sprig Delivering ICHI Sushi + NI Bar All This Week

Continuing their guest chef series, Sprig will deliver ICHI Sushi + NI Bar dinners all this week, care of chef Tim Archuleta. Which is great, since this glorious rainfall does not make one want to hoof it out to the Mission. 

Sprinkle Black Magic on the Yuletide with a Swarovski Manicure

In the infamous “Nail Salon” routine from San Jose stand-up comic Anjelah Johnson, a manicurist attempts to upsell her client with a crystal gel treatment, claiming that “it sparkles like diamonds in the sky.” The new Swarovski manicure at Hayes Valley nail boutique Lux SF brings this promise to life.

What Sonya Molodetskaya Wore (on the Runway) This Week

Over the last month, Sonya toned things down a bit—it is, after all, fall—but kept the glamour quotient high. She was seen gracing the runway for a charity fashion show, hitting the town with her beaux (i.e., former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown), and kicking it Elizabeth Charles and Wilkes Bashford.  

5 Stuffing Recipes, Thanksgiving's Most Important Side

You can keep your turkey legs and gelatenous cranberries, thank you. Thanksgiving is all about stuffing. Lots of stuffing. Preferably doused in gravy. It is the ultimate comfort food in a holiday made up of comfort foods. In order to help you prepare Thanksgiving's most important dish, we have five recipes from esteemed local chefs to make your holiday feast magical.  

Curbside Apps Offer Reprieve From In-Store Chaos

Shopping in stores is done. That you still shop for gifts and assorted goods in person truly makes us concerned for you, you poor lamb. And with that, here are a few choice apps that will have your items waiting for you curbside, the moment you walk in the door, or right on your porch. Perfect the holiday shopping. 

Solange Stops Show at Top of the Mark's 75th Anniversary

Shortly before getting hitched over the weekend, Solange stopped by San Francisco to spin at the Top of the Mark's 75th anniversary. You know Solange. Oh, you know Solange. Jay-Z knows Solange, that's for sure. And so does Ken Fulk, who invited the famous songstress to spin at the big bash.

The Michelin Diet: Spruce

From Atkins to Paleo, 7x7 editors are no strangers to fad diets. Having failed at each of them, we've finally found a nutrition regimen that suits our discriminating lifestyle: The Michelin Diet.

Winter is Coming: The Chic Guide to Combating the Chill

The weather doesn't have to be the only thing that's cool thanks to these soothing remedies and cheeky prints.

Ferragamo Launches New Sneaker Line for Every Occasion

Sneakers. They're having a moment. From the Union Square Chanel boutique windows to style hurricane Sonya Molodetskaya (who rocked a personalized pair at the On Aura Tout Vu show in October), they're major right now. In honor of casual classic footwear made chic, Ferragamo has released a series of new sneakers this fall. For your convienence, we've provided you the best places to show them off. 

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