The Week in Review: San Francisco

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This week, it seems that the entire city of San Francisco has been out and about as the first day of summer arrived. Also, the city buzz is just now beginning as San Franciscans gear up for Pride Weekend on June 28-29.  Just in time for solstice fun, here is the week in review for San Francisco.

Gorgeous Exhibit Debuts at Asian Art Museum

As part of the SFMOMA’s “On the Go” program, the Museum of Modern Art has partnered with the Asian Art Museum to present Gorgeous, a collection of 72 stunning artwork collections drawn from both museums. The exhibit features paintings, sculptures, photographs and design objects in new and unexpected contexts. The exhibition aims to stimulate viewers to examine what it means to be gorgeous.  The exhibit runs from June 20 – September 14.


Clock Bar Begins Late-Night Happy Hour Service

This week, Michael Mina’s Clock Bar began a well-received Late-Night Happy Hour. According to Adrian Ross-Boon, Clock Bar’s Lead Bartender, “It was designed to celebrate what we do here. We want to give the local, cocktail-educated patrons a place to go to drink tried-and-true classics and some that have been lost in the shuffle.”  Ross-Boon, who has been Lead Bartender at several of Mina’s Restaurants for the past 3 years, gives us the scoop on what to look for each night: “With this Happy Hour each night we are highlighting a different spirit every night. Tequila on Tuesday, Vodka on Wednesday, Bourbon on Thursday, etc.  One of our most popular drinks is the Clover Club.”

Michael Mina's Clock Bar
Michael Mina’s Clock Bar

Barry’s Bootcamp Opening Event

Barry’s Bootcamp held their grand opening event, drawing prominent guests like Barry Jay and George Kontos from the San Francisco Giants.  Classes started on Saturday, June 14th, just in time for summer.

Cara Shane and Adam Shane   Credit: Drew Altizer Photography
Cara Shane and Adam Shane Credit: Drew Altizer Photography

Amour Vert Opens New Store in Hayes Valley

Eco-fashion label, Amour Vert opened their first store located in Hayes Valley this week.  Eco-fashion fans can now find the brand in their very own shop!  Known for their Cali-cool meets Parisian-chic aesthetic, everything in the store is produced and designed within a 20-mile radius!!

Amour Vert
Amour Vert

BRVNCH To Debut in San Francisco

The decadent BRVNCH experience premiers in San Francisco next weekend!  The first BRVNCH event launches on Sunday, June 29th at 11am. Tickets start at $300. BRVNCH takes your idea of the classic brunch and turning it into an experience like no other. San Francisco’s elite party crowd will have the opportunity to join the city’s one-of-a-kind, members only brunch club. Applications will be available at

Once a part of the club, members receive exclusive invitations to BRVNCH’s premier brunch parties in San Francisco. The events feature the best in entertainment including trapeze artists, go-go dancers, world renowned DJ’s, and much more.
New York expats and Vegas aficionados know that brunch is must more than just omelets and Bloody Mary’s and now BRVNCH is here to educate the Bay Area on its favorite pastime. In honor of SF Pride week tickets will be 50% until Sunday 6/22 at midnight. The discount is available on HERE


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