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Over the River

The Eatery 2155 Town Center Plaza #E110 – West Sacramento Words by Adam Saake | Photos by Nicholas Wray – http://nicholaswray.com/ It’s easy to forget how spread out Sacramento is in terms of our city’s layout. I’ve said this before, but dining isn’t just limited to our downtown and Midtown…

LUIGI’S DAVIS CLOSES, RENOVATIONS PLANNED FOR MIDTOWN LOCATION

If you attended last Saturday night’s show at Luigi’s in Davis as part of Davis Music Fest, you would have never known you were witnessing the final show the venue would host. The very next day, Luigi’s quietly closed its doors for good. “It just didn’t resonate and never got…

Driven Entrepreneur

Gypsy Mobile Boutique brings retail revolution to Sacramento S Street between 7th and 8th looked deserted a day before the Second Saturday bustle, until a curious 1987 Chevy step van disguised as the “little black truck” with social media icons painted in white pulled into the Howard Skinner Art Gallery…

ENDUROCROSS TEARS THROUGH NATOMAS – June 9, 2012

The GEICO AMA EnduroCross Championships Series is set to tear through Natomas at the Power Balance Pavilion on Saturday, June 9 for its first ever Northern California stop. EnduroCross is a thrilling and treacherous hybrid of Supercross, trials and enduro racing in which riders guide their bikes through gnarly obstacles…

The Manual for Success

International Skateboarding star Joey Brezinski’s Manny Mania returns to Sacramento Guangzhou, China, is a prime location for skateboarding. Everything is brand new, there is marble everywhere and the likelihood of getting kicked out for pushing around on a board is slim. That’s because security guards are too busy watching in…

Put a Bird on It

Blackbird Kitchen and Bar 1015 9th Street – Sacramento Words by Adam Saake | Photos by Nicholas Wray The first week of April saw the opening of the frequently discussed and much anticipated Blackbird Kitchen and Bar. Owner and Chef Carina Lampkin nested inside the 1015 9th Street location, where…

Balanced Approach to the American Dream

Four months and four beers strong, American River Brewing Company settles in for the long haul The English brewed the India pale ale so that it could withstand a sea voyage to South Asia, taking into consideration choppy waters and uncontrolled temperature to create a beer still drinkable. Brewers today…

Standard-bearer

Sacramento Restaurant Receives National Recognition The Kitchen Restaurant – 2225 Hurley Way, Sacramento Words by Adam Saake – Photos by Nicholas Wray Twenty-five years ago, the James Beard Foundation began honoring those in the food and beverage world who were working at a level of excellence. Beard was a highly…

Hey Ladies!

Planet of the Vampire Women Not Rated Anyone who’s stuck around through the credits of your run-of-the-mill Hollywood blockbuster knows that movies require the hard work of a lot of dedicated individuals. From actors to directors, caterers to key grips and so forth, it’s easy to see where a lot…