EDITORS’ PICK—Best Pool Party

Faces
2000 K St., Sacramento; (916) 448-7798; faces.net

The midtown club has been an institution since 1985, but it underwent a major renovation in 2007, making the gay, straight-friendly mecca even larger and more stylish. At that time, owner Terry Sidie had a swimming pool installed on the back patio so guests could splash in the water and tan poolside during scorching Sacramento summers.