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February /
March 2013





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Morning Stars
From an egg-topped half-pound burger to buttermilk fried chicken ’n’ waffles and piping hot beignets, we’ve got bunches of brunch dishes to get your weekend started right.



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True Blue
Gregory Kondos has been capturing our region’s landscapes and riverscapes in his lush, blue-hued paintings for the better part of a century. On the eve of his 90th birthday, a new book and a Crocker exhibit on his life’s work prove the perfect birthday presents for this quintessential Sacramento artist.



Stuff We Love
From a sweet ride for two to a ring that says “I love you,”
our Valentine's Day gift guide’s got the goods that will set hearts racing.



Riverfront Essay

With a new CEO on board, the California State Fair has a chance to start fresh and live up to the grand plans made by Cal Expo’s creators nearly 50 years ago. A little Disney magic
might just do the trick.



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After years of appearing in guest roles on TV shows like Malcolm in the Middle, CSI and, most notably, Grey’s Anatomy (as intern Morgan Peterson), last fall Amanda Fuller landed her biggest gig yet as Tim Allen’s oldest daughter on the ABC sitcom Last Man Standing. The Sacramento native talks about her full-circle moment with the Home Improvement star, making her acting debut at age 3, and having pickles and ice cream cravings at Leatherby’s.


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Charles and Ray Eames were two of the 20th century’s greatest creative minds, but only recently has Ray received the public recognition she deserves. In celebration of what would’ve been the designer’s 100th birthday, The California Museum honors this Sacramento native with the first-ever museum exhibit that focuses on this remarkable woman and her extraordinary work.


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Paying homage to Sacramento’s original fire department, midtown’s new Hook & Ladder lives up to its namesake as one of the hottest spots in town.



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Why Not Here?

In Chicago and Moscow, local artists and museums have transformed train cars into mobile galleries and one-of-a-kind art events. Here’s why Sacramento’s Second Saturday needs to 
get on board, too.