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EVENT: Reading with Authors Eileen Myles and Dennis Cooper

EVENT: Reading with Authors Eileen Myles and Dennis Cooper

Directly following the Communal Presence conference, we are very pleased to be hosting a duo reading by versatile and renowned writers Dennis Cooper and Eileen Myles, at McRoskey Mattress Co.’s 3rd floor loft space in San Francisco.
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EVENT: Sip. Savor. Sleep.

EVENT: Sip. Savor. Sleep.

Meet the Makers!
Join us for a wine, chocolate and mattress sampling event this month. Wednesday, October 13th, 5-7pm McRoskey Mattress Palo Alto | 220 Hamilton Avenue
Wednesday, October 20th, 5-7pm McRoskey Mattress San Francisco | 1687 Market Street

Below is just a little bit more about the partnership and the products in the gift basket.

Enjoy!

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10 Life Hacks to Improve Your Sleep

10 Life Hacks to Improve Your Sleep

We know that we need to get good sleep, but how to do it? Studies have shown that 30% of Americans experience short-lived insomnia regularly, and a whopping 10% of Americans have ongoing insomnia. Try these simple life hacks to get your sleep back on track, and unleash the power of your potential.

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It’s what’s inside that counts: Why mattress materials matter

It’s what’s inside that counts: Why mattress materials matter

It’s true, we Californians care about our bodies. We eat right, avoiding fattening comfort foods, scarfing down organic veggies. We exercise, going hiking, doing yoga, even trying brain exercises and life hacks to make our bodies and minds healthier. Unfortunately, we tend to neglect the third part of the equation for well-being: sleep!

 

 

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Adjustable Base Beds in the 21st Century

Adjustable Base Beds in the 21st Century

Adjustable beds, such as the Prodigy 2.0 are the ultimate in modern comfort. People love that they can spend more time in bed, and have back support for watching Hulu or playing with their computers, and then adjust the bed flat for bedtime. People who work on their feet, such as nurses or engineers find that elevating their feet for a bit at night reduces pain and swelling in their feet. There's even a zero g position that relieves pressure all over the body. People with acid reflux often can find relief by falling asleep with their heads slightly elevated.
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EVENT: Beds & Brews Happy Hour

EVENT: Beds & Brews Happy Hour

Join us for a celebration of making in Dogpatch! Together with our neighbors Shop Floor and Harmonic Brewing, McRoskey Mattress Company invites you to a evening of fun and meeting your neighbors! We will have the new PLATFORM Tufted Collection on hand for you to try out. Please RSVP here.
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EVENT: San Francisco Silent Film Festival Opening Night Party on 6/1

EVENT: San Francisco Silent Film Festival Opening Night Party on 6/1

We are a proud sponsor of the San Francisco Silent Film Festival. Every year, they hold their opening night party in our Factory Loft on Market St. The party is great fun, with live music, delicious food, period dress and more.

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PRESS RELEASE: SLEEP CAN TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE

McRoskey Mattress Expands Sleep as the New Lifestyle Status Symbol

Crawl into bed, Fluff up your pillow, and sweet dreams…a good night’s sleep is so important that, without it, depression, obesity, cancer, memory, diabetes and more can compromise health and well-being. And yet, as many as 62% of adults in the US don’t get the sleep they need. Jill Bibo, Director of Retail Sales, at McRoskey Mattress Company quotes New York Times headlines, “Sleep is the New Status Symbol” and “Deep Sleep is Coveted”. A good mattress can make all the difference.

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EVENT: 24 by 24: Twenty-four Pianists Play Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier on 5/24

EVENT: 24 by 24: Twenty-four Pianists Play Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier on 5/24

We are pleased to be providing space to the Ross McKee Foundation for their wonderful evening of music, featuring J. S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I, played by 24 pianists. This is a ticketed event and will likely sell out, so get your tickets now! Here's the invite from the foundation:

Twenty-four pianists perform the twenty-four Preludes and Fugues from J. S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I.

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PRESS RELEASE: Adapting Tech to Handcrafted Mattresses

PRESS RELEASE: Adapting Tech to Handcrafted Mattresses

San Francisco’s Legacy Mattress Maker Uses Agile Development to Create a New Product Collection

San Francisco, CA: Surrounded by digital giants like Google, Facebook and Apple, the McRoskey Mattress Company is a bit of an anachronism. In their San Francisco factory, tools are purpose-built, equipment dating back decades is treated as an extension of workers’ hands. Very few processes are automated. This is not the place you would expect to find a common software development process – Agile Product Development – adapted to consumer goods, but that is precisely what the company has done to develop their new Platform Tufted mattress collection.

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Seven Mattress Makers go to Vegas....

Seven Mattress Makers go to Vegas....

Last week, a team of seven United Brotherhood of Carpenters union members from our mattress factory attended a Leadership Conference at the UBC International Training Center in Las Vegas. These McRoskey employees work on the shop floor in all five manufacturing departments: sewing, innerspring, garnetting, box springs and mattress. While many do not work with wood per se, all McRoskey craftspeople are members of the United Brother of Carpenters and Joiners.
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Pro Tips for Powernapping

Pro Tips for Powernapping

Napping, like eating leafy greens and regular exercise is generally acknowledged to being an important component of a healthy life. Unfortunately, busy schedules and a culture that stigmatizes napping have caused many Americans to abandon the afternoon siesta. In honor of National Nap Day, here's how to build an effective napping practice and unlock mental clarity, better memory and greater efficiency.
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