We at 7x7 pride ourselves in supporting local business—in fact, we are currently in the final stage of searching for 2012's Favorite Small Business! So, in honor of San Francisco Small Business Week, we encourage you to hit the streets this Saturday, May 19th, and explore one of our favorite neighborhood strips: Valencia Street in the Mission!
On May 2, leading figures from San Francisco's business and political communities celebrated the launch of the new showroom on Van Ness Avenue's famed Auto Row. Guests at the private event were able to tour the historic seven-story Ellis Brooks Building—a 226,000 square foot world-class facility whose extensive remodel provided for nine new electric vehicle charging stations, 22 service bays, and parking for 425 cars.
On April 26, discarded clothing donated to the St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco was transformed into stunning fashions, decorative accessories and exquisite home décor at the annual Discarded to Divine fashion show. Continuing with tradition, this year’s designers were inspired by items in the de Young Museum’s collection, which this year included the popular visiting exhibit, The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gautier: From Sidewalk to Catwalk.
On April 26, the venerable jewelers—whose San Francisco location was their first domestic store outside New York—rolled out the pink carpet at 350 Post. St. to celebrate a milestone anniversary.
Tiffany and Co. also used the occasion to launch their new 1837 collection in rosy Rubedo metal. Bay Area guests ranged from San Francisco through Silicon Valley, with all in attendance lifting rose champagne toasts to the sleek, chic collection, and to the legendary purveyors of sparkly sophistication.
Photos: Moanalani Jeffrey
You could win tickets to this Saturday's screening of the buzzed-about film, Your Sister's Sister, starring Mark Duplass, Emily Blunt and Rosemarie Dewitt, at the swanky Sundance Kabuki theatre, followed by a splashy after-party at the sleek Clift Hotel!
See details below, deadline to enter is 3pm, Thursday, April 26, 2012.
7x7 is once again proudly sponsoring the annual cinephilic celebration, featuring a world-class program that will include new work from acclaimed filmmakers Francis Ford Coppola and Hirokazu Kore-eda.
On April 12th, Raymond Vineyards hosted the Napa Valley's hottest party, benefitting VH1's Save the Music Foundation. The first ever Live in the Vineyard concert open to the public featured star performer Eric Hutchinson in the stunning Crystal Cellar for a sold-out, intimate crowd of 100 people.
Raymond Vineyards, 849 Zinfandel Lane, St. Helena, raymondvineyards.com
On April 3rd, the SF Symphony kicked off Ball season in only-in-San Francisco style with a cocktail party at AT&T Park’s Club Level Lounge.
On April 5th, San Francisco's saaviest young beauty mavens toasted the city's newest boutique salon! Samitra is owned by sisters Samera and Meetra Habib, whose combined 20+ years in the beauty industry were made evident by the warm and lively crowd. More than 200 guests enjoyed glasses of bubbly, hip catering by Adam's Grub Truck, and yummy chocolates from Little John's Candies.
The rain is reportedly tapering off on Saturday, just in time for a fun frolic with your four-legged friends at Dogfest, the annual benefit for McKinley Elementary School!
Head over to the lovely Duboce Park for a free event that includes face painting, games, yummy bites, an extensive auction, and a trove of vendors.
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