In this week’s food news, the founder of a popular hot dog company beefs up fine dining in El Dorado Hills, a Mexican marketplace serves up tamales and flautas in Historic Folsom, and a pastry chef readies her first cake shop at Palladio. Plus, find out where to nab a coffee slushy and the...
“I think it’s unfortunate that Sacramento doesn't have that many old buildings from different eras that we can bring back,” says real estate developer Sotiris Kolokotronis, whose urban infill projects like the L Street Lofts, 1801 L Street and the Fremont Building...
Time to let the dogs out! Urban canines will soon have a new piece of glamorous real estate to call their own with the unveiling of midtown’s highly anticipated Truitt Bark Park, which will host its grand opening Saturday, July 29. Designed by local landscape architecture firm Quadriga,...
Want to join a hot block party on R Street, learn the art of silk screening or watch The Big Lebowski under the stars, all without paying a penny? Check out our annual list of fun ways to spend your free time—literally—in the Sacramento region this summer. Chalk it Up! Over 200...
Meatless Monday will become Meatless Thursday next week in midtown when The Burger Patch—which took the Handle District by storm at its one-day event last month— returns to the neighborhood on June 22 to dish out tasty vegan eats for the Kings' NBA Draft 2017 Block Party....
Oak Park has a new neighborhood hangout in the fast-casual Oakhaus, a hofbrau-themed restaurant from La Venadita owners Tom and David Schnetz (along with chef Matthew Ridgeway) that is distinctive both for its tongue-in-cheek Bavarian-inspired décor and its daringly simple comfort...
A new $160 million bridge is planned for the Sacramento River, but the design process is deeply flawed. Here’s why we may need to burn a few bridges in order to build a truly great one.
In Portugal, a fanciful art project that used little more than everyday umbrellas unfolded into a global tourist attraction. Sacramento should take this idea to the streets and go under cover, too.
It’s no secret that Sacramento is at a tipping point. Amidst all the construction dust, however, there are a few areas, such as R Street, Oak Park and West Sacramento, that are ready for their close-ups right now, and they are where you should be heading this weekend if you want a taste or a sip of the buzziest neighborhoods in the region (a flaming Sex Panther cocktail, anyone?). Consider the next 18 pages your insider’s guide to these hot hubs, where new restaurants, bars, boutiques and one-of-a-kind urban experiences await your arrival. Ready, set, go out!
If you felt the pulse of the city quickening the last time you spent an evening out dining, shopping or gallery hopping in midtown, Oak Park or the R Street Corridor, Ron Vrilakas likely had a hand in that.
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.
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.
The inaugural Farm-to-Fork Week makes a splash with the ultimate locavore dinner on the Tower Bridge
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