Lifestyle

All the World’s a Stage

Bartender Jayson Wilde finds a potent way to harness his creative energies Words by Anthony Giannoti – Photos by Nicholas Wray Have you ever wanted to quit your perfectly good 9-to-5 job to pursue your passion? Well in May 2009 that is precisely what Jayson Wilde did when he quit…

See, Taste, Touch, Hear… Midtown Cocktail Week 2011

With Midtown Cocktail Week falling perfectly during this issue (it takes place Aug. 15—21 at various bars and restaurants), we took it upon ourselves to dedicate “Submerge Your Senses” to this oh-so-delicious week filled with unique cocktails, cool hands-on classes, exciting competitions, fun themed parties and so much more. If…

A Bridge to Your Glass

Rail Bridge Cellars has new vision, same loyalty Words by Adam Saake – Photos by Nicholas Wray As the large, roll-up door of the 6,000-square-foot warehouse off North 16th Street noisily opened, two Michaels met myself and Submerge photographer Nicholas Wray with wide smiles. “Hello,” they said, apologizing for the…

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,…