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Lick It Good

Fat Face inside the new Bows and Arrows 1815 19th Street, Sacramento I’d exercise caution when saying to your friends, “Get your Fat Face on!” They might take it the wrong way. Preface it by letting them know that it’s actually a good thing and you’re not attacking their winter…

Sharper Arrow, Tighter Bow

Bows and Arrows readies new space Words by Adam Saake – Photos by Nicholas Wray Sacramento is home to a large community of artists that continue to thrive with the help of each other as well as the trailblazing efforts of people like Trisha Rhomberg and Olivia Coelho. The 30-something,…

Shock Factor

Ashley Fiolek is the new face of motocross Ashley Fiolek is the type of chick that leaves boys in the dust, literally. And if they scream at her to “come back!” she won’t hear them. And it’s not her Honda’s 249 cubic-centimeter four-stroke engine’s growl that’ll drown out the sound….

Bike Mural Tour

Whether you ride low, got a Dyno with black mags, test your guts on a fixie or cruise casual, if you’ve got a bike and love art, we’ve got an afternoon activity with you in mind. In celebration of May Is Bike Month, Submerge rode through Midtown mapping out a…

Coloring Outside the Lines

Spare Parts and Dismemberment Josh Fernandez wears a lot of hats. As a writer, he’s worked as a journalist for Spin, the Sacramento News & Review and once even in these pages. He’s also garnered acclaim as a poet. So it would hold true that the poetry in his new…

It’s a Celebration!

Velo and Vintage Fashion Show Turns 2, Throws a Party for Midtown With the rising price of gas, alternative forms of transportation are becoming more attractive than ever. Local bicycle advocate/blogger Lorena Beightler and fashion blogger Kari Shipman are doing their best to make the bike even more appealing with…

A Good Day for Agave

Tequila Museo Mayahuel 1200 K Street, Sacramento Words by Adam Saake Photos by Nicholas Wray I’ll be the first to admit that when talk of the “revitalization” of Sacramento’s K Street Mall was a popular topic, I was skeptical as to whether or not the one or two establishments carrying…

High…end treats

Ganja Goodies sets the bar Words Adam Saake – Photos Nicholas Wray Red velvet cupcakes, homemade candy bars, snicker doodles and chewy caramel candies…sounds delicious right? Well there’s something special baked into each and every one of Jessie Degooyer’s delicious assortment of treats–high-grade cannabis. Degooyer is the owner and founder…

This Beer’s For You

Our Region’s Top Breweries Make Beers Exclusively for Sacramento Beer Week Words by Adam Saake Since I covered the inaugural Sacramento Beer Week last year, our area’s thirst for quality suds (and ciders) has grown exponentially. Last year, the focus was on all the local breweries that had shut down…

Do you need Valentine’s Day?

Do you need Valentine’s Day? By Vincent Girimonte Feb. 14 used to mean a box of candies and Ghostbusters cards; then later on in life, when you bought that one singular rose for that utterly not-singular girl, a brutal hand job in the parking lot. This is Valentine’s Day at…