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History In Every Bite

Osaka-ya 2215 10th Street – Sacramento Words by Adam Saake Photos by Nicholas Wray – www.nicholaswray.com The term “hole in the wall,” often used to describe the tiny joints that warm our big hearts, takes on a new meaning when we’re referring to an actual hole in a wall. In…

Every Waking Moment

Brodie Chaboya Spreads His Love of the Sport With Launch Wakeboarding School There are two words that come to mind after getting to know Sacramento-based wakeboarder Brodie Chaboya during a recent interview that went into the wee hours of the night at Kilt Pub: passion and dedication. Not only has…

Flatlanders and the Golden State

Z-Boy Nathan Pratt talks Skateboarding in California Skateboarding started as a gimmick, a toy of sorts, equivalent with the hula-hoop. Born on the beaches of Southern California, it quickly branched out into one of our longest lasting youth cultures. In the early ‘60s it was a DIY affair but it…

Under the Canopy

Tree House Dinners are Truly a Movable Feast Words by Adam Saake – Photos by Debbie Cunningham The sun went low, and at a touch before seven, a light breeze swept over the Midtown Victorian porch, cooling guests from the belated summer heat. Small, natural artifacts of sticks, kumquats, found…

From TMZ to TMI

Steve-O Hits the Road on his Entirely Too Much Information Tour Words by Mandy Johnston – Photos by Mike Carano Stephen (Steve-O) Glover is a busy man. In the first half of this month alone, the jester infamous for stapling his balls to his thigh, huffing wasabi and spiraling into…

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…