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February /

March 2016



Choose Your Own Adventure
Sacramento, class is in session. Whether you want to learn how to surf or sail, fly-fish or fly a plane, craft a cocktail or a cocktail table, we’ve found teachable moments all over town. Got skills? Here are 50 fun ways to add more arrows to your quiver (literally—our how-to list includes archery lessons). Let us edutain you! 



Kitchen Influential
A decade after opening one of Sacramento’s most celebrated restaurants, chef Patrick Mulvaney is now cooking up new ways to push our city forward. Who says the fastest way to a town’s heart isn’t through its stomach?


Riverfront Essay
Sacramento is brimming with optimism these days, but a proposal to spend up to $80 million to fix one of our city’s worst buildings is recklessly pessimistic. It’s time for this plan to exit stage left.



Riverfront Q&A
Former Sacramento Kings center Scot Pollard, known for his eccentric hairstyles and physical intensity on the court that earned him the nickname “Samurai Scot,” is set to star in the 32nd season of Survivor, which premieres Feb. 17. The ex-NBA star talks about his quest to be the sole survivor, his competitive advantage, the new arena, and if Sacramento will see the return of this King someday.



The Crocker museum presents the King of Pop Art with its blockbuster Andy Warhol show; March 9 is a Latter Day as Book of Mormon comes to Sacramento; Disney on Ice skates into town, bringing Frozen to Sleep Train Arena 





The long-anticipated Hawks Provisions & Public House takes flight in East Sacramento; Milestone Restaurant covers the classics; break (or just pull apart) bread at the new Morgan’s on Main; see what’s on tap at 36 Handles; grab a slice (and some cannoli) at Bedda Pizzeria




Why Not Here?
At airports throughout the world, new observation decks are giving travelers a first-class view of the friendly skies. Let’s find a way to get a similar venture off the ground at Sacramento International