It's official: The Barn—that swoopy, undulating pavilion rising on West Sacramento's River Walk just past Raley Field—is opening to the public with a ribbon-cutting ceremony today (Friday, July 22), along with a long-awaited announcement: Drake's...
The highly anticipated Milagro Centre in Carmichael has a sweet new tenant. Jaynee Cakes Custom Cakery, owned and operated by Melissa Archuleta, will join seven other restaurants and retailers at the culinary marketplace. Though currently experimenting with her menu, Archuleta plans to offer...
Move aside, Pokémon Go. Free Art Friday—the latest neighborhood hide-and-seek hunt that has popped up in cities like Miami, Brooklyn and Toronto—has found its way to Sacramento. Every Friday, local art lovers can take to the streets of downtown, midtown and other parts of...
Trust us, the last thing we want to order during these scorching summer days in Sacramento is any menu item with the word “hot” in the description. But one spoonful of the house-made frozen hot chocolate at downtown Mexican restaurant Tequila Museo Mayahuel will quickly change...
If you're one of the many downtown denizens who has pined away for the flaky, crusty, buttery goodness on offer at the late, lamented Real Pie Company, fear not: nabbing a slice of homemade apple pie à la mode on your lunch break will soon be as easy as... pie. The Real Pie...
This week we've got the lowdown on two fun foodie events, a beer-meets-yoga session, the scoop on a new health food bar opening in midtown and Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op's big move. Beer and Yogis Fancy a little lager might improve your lotus pose? This event brings the...
On the banks of the mighty Sacramento River, an instant architectural icon has sprouted from the earth, connecting the natural landscape of the riverfront to its modern neighbors ashore, all while making a bold statement about our region’s history and our new civic identity. Here’s how our newest urban landmark was born.
After being rejected by San Francisco and Chicago, George Lucas still needs a home for his Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. Let’s form a rebel alliance against competing cities and get him here.
Thanks to the swiftly melting snowpack of the High Sierras, the American River is once again bursting with whitewater rapids. We’ve got the lowdown on the splashiest summertime rafting trips in the region, whether you are wet behind the ears or ready to dive right in.
From sea to shining sea, state capitols are taking center stage at spectacular Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve celebrations. It happened here once, too. Let’s do it again.
A new documentary about the rise and fall of Tower Records draws a packed house of moviegoers to the Tower Theatre and Verge Center for the Arts during the opening night of the Sacramento International Film Festival
Stars of TV shows like The Walking Dead and cult classics like The Boondock Saints mingle with superheroes and superfans at Sacramento Comic Con.
The inaugural Farm-to-Fork Week makes a splash with the ultimate locavore dinner on the Tower Bridge
A private residence on Garden Highway transforms into an island getaway at a luau-themed fundraiser for The Chevo Foundation
Animal lovers pony up for charity at the SPCA’s Lasher Polo Classic in Wilton.
Coming off his star turn on Project Runway, local designer Richard Hallmarq debuts his 2013 ready-to-wear collection.
Local luminaries channel international stars—from Tom Jones to Cher—as they sing (or lip-sync) their hearts out for charity at the Crest Theatre.
Thousands descend on Cesar Chavez Plaza to celebrate the city’s come-from-behind victory to keep the Kings in Sacramento.
The California Musical Theatre dreams a dream and throws a Les Misérables-themed gala
Hollywood actor and Sacramento native Robbie Jones hosts a local premiere of the Tyler Perry movie Temptation