Whether you're up for sipping Armenian coffee, munching on lumpia, or dancing the hora, here are 11 great ways to celebrate the Sacramento region's cultural diversity from now through October. Brazilian Arts & Cultural Dance Festival Aug. 28 Even though the Rio...
Estelle's Patisserie, a French bakery that has made its home on the corner of 9th and K streets for the past five years, is saying au revoir to The Kay and expanding its operations elsewhere. Owner Esther Son says she plans to open an Arden-Arcade bakery at 2530 Arden Way (near the...
Get the details on Old Soul's newest drink concoction, the Off the Grid food truck rally's wild new location, a National Dog Day Instameet celebrating canines and a weekend tasting event in Apple Hill. Meanwhile, a new sushi restaurant opens in Rancho Cordova, and...
If you’re from the South, you know that buttermilk pie is like the Marilyn Monroe of pie flavors—impossibly alluring. And if you’re not from the South, you’ll quickly become a convert, as did we upon our first bite of that decadent dessert from local mobile bakery...
It’s no secret Sacramento is a hotbed for both aspiring and established artists, and our city’s streetscapes have benefited from a creative burst of hometown pride in recent years. Earlier this year, we gave you our list of some inspiring local Instagram accounts, and now...
Picture an elevated sand dune reminiscent of the beach, a conch-shaped sculpture that makes musical notes with ear trumpets, a Zen garden with palm trees, beach chairs and driftwood, and a gaming station with Pac-Man and street racing—all smack dab in the middle of downtown. You...
The World Gold Panning Championships are coming to town. Here's how you can become a modern-day miner and find all that glitters.
Tank House’s lemony frozen treat is the summer super quencher that just might turn you into a day-drinker. (After all, it’s always beer-thirty somewhere.)
Four years ago, swimmer Haley Anderson made waves when she captured the silver medal in the 10,000-meter open water race at the London Olympics. Now this tough Granite Bay competitor hopes she’s as good as gold in Rio this summer.
Sacramento is the only major city in California with a part-time city council. So when did we get the monopoly on wisdom? (Answer: We didn’t.)
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.
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