Sactown Magazine - 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

Over the past decade, Patrick Mulvaney has not only created one of Sacramento’s most celebrated restaurants, but perhaps the city’s de facto salon, with a cross section of engaged citizens and power brokers charting the region’s future in his dining room. Meanwhile, he’s morphed from gregarious host to having a seat at the proverbial table, effecting change through food, wine and his wits.

Plane Spotting

At airports throughout the world, creative new observation decks are giving both locals and 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.

The Brutalist Truth

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.