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Scenes of the City: Skating around San Francisco

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You've seen them - the skaters blazing down the steepest of San Francisco streets - and wondered, how the hell do they do that? We caught up with some local skateboarders in this week's Scenes of the City.

Scenes of the City: The Cathedral in the Dogpatch

"The Cathedral" as it's known to some for its dramatic light quality (and perhaps for the presence of several pianos) or Building 6 as it's known by the City of SF sits on the shore of San Francisco Bay at the end of Pier 70 in the Dogpatch.

So You Think You Can Paint?!

Who doesn’t want to paint all over a big blank canvas?

Scenes Of The City: The Year in Silhouettes

Over the past year we've collected different silhouetted subjects around our beautiful city.

Scenes of the City: SF Hip Hop Dancefest

This weekend brought the 13th Annual SF Hip Hop Dancefest to the Palace of Fine Arts. The three-day dance fest welcomed acts from all over the world, including several from our very own SF. Check out the pics from Program B of Saturday night.

Twelve-Foot Santa Yoda in Union Square

For three days, the Lego Group built a twelve-foot tall, ten-foot wide giant Santa Yoda made from around a 250,000 Lego pieces. In Union Square at around 6pm on Sunday night, the final piece of the giant Yoda was put in place. They'll be taking down the entire structure Monday, so catch it while you can!

Photos: Just Before Last Night's Occupy SF Raid

Early this morning, SFPD officers dressed in riot gear raided the Occupy SF complex downtown. They took down 15 tents and arrested seven people on the grounds of unlawful camping. We caught photos of the clash just as it was going down.

Scenes of the City: Veterans Mural Project in Shannon Alley

Here's an excerpt from a new Veterans Mural being painted in Shannon Alley between Jones and Taylor in the Tenderloin.

"And they can teach us how to make peace with ourselves and each other, so we never have to use violence to resolve conflicts again" - Thich Nhat Hanh.

Pier to Plate Series: The Plate @ Quince

For the third and final installment of our Pier to Plate series we went behind the scenes with Quince Chef Mike Tusk to get a good look at his own technique for preparing a wild caught local California King Salmon. Watch as he prepares, fillets and serves us some Salmon Tartare (and cured fish) with wild fennel pollen, cucumber and caviar.

Last Push for San Francisco Mayoral Candidates

7x7 does not endorse any specific candidate for mayor

With one day left until the election, candidates for San Francisco mayor were out in full force over the weekend. 

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