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Designs Within Reach 2019

Designs Within Reach 2019

It's official: Sactown is now a boomtown. Over the next few years, new structures totaling well over a million square feet will rise in the central city. Here's a sneak peek at five potentially transformative projects that will help shape Sacramento for generations to come.

April-May 2019
Field of Screams

Field of Screams

February-March 2019
The Big Sick

The Big Sick

February-March 2019
Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta

February-March 2019
The Boy With the Dragon Tattoo

The Boy With the Dragon Tattoo

December-January 2019
Toasty Toasts

Toasty Toasts

Got the winter blues? We’ve got the winter booze to chase them away. From a spiked Mexican hot chocolate to a warm apple pie elixir and a rum-based butterbeer, here are 10 soul-lifting cold-weather cocktails around the region that bring the heat and pack a punch. Get ready to zip up and sip up.

December-January 2019
Flights of Fancy

Flights of Fancy

Food flights! From a trio of house-made ice cream to a quartet of bacon strips and a quintet of frozen cocktails, we’ve got eight great medleys that are triple (or quadruple or quintuple) the fun. Sacramento, get ready for takeoff.

December-January 2019
The Ice Blocks Cometh

The Ice Blocks Cometh

December-January 2019
The Great Sacramento Beer Boom of 2018

The Great Sacramento Beer Boom of 2018

If you’re a beer lover (or even a mere beer liker), there’s never been a better time to soak up the suds, with yet another pub popping up seemingly every week around town. Have foam FOMO? Here are 10 cool new places to grab a pint, from Ruhstaller’s underground downtown bar to the moxie-infused Moksa brewery in Rocklin. Hop to it—it’s always beer o’clock somewhere in Sacramento.

October-November 2018
Fields of Gold

Fields of Gold

Every autumn on the Sacramento State campus, bright yellow ginkgo leaves fall from their branches and form vibrant canvases for environmental artist Joanna Hedrick, who patiently shapes them into mesmerizing designs. With a humble rake as her paintbrush, she creates ephemeral works of art that make a lasting impression.

October-November 2018