Gear up for Treasure Island Music Festival this weekend. Or, if you can't handle crowds, more intimate musical gems happening this week.
For local, design-savvy getaways, San Franciscans usually look north to Napa and Sonoma. But 90 minutes south of the city, Santa Cruz has been quietly redefining a style once dictated by a scruffy mix of surfers, students and free-spirits. Today, the laid-back beach town exudes a creative new energy as exemplified by the following hip spots.
7x7 editors reveal what they're salivating over this week.
It’s a good week to eat and drink in Oakland, thanks to a new beer (and brewing) destination in Uptown; a soulful kitchen in West Oakland; and a massive spot for bocce, bowling, and beer in Jack London Square. Plus: Yakitori in Temescal opens next week.
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