Franquette breakfast, a savory galette and bol de chocolat

Franquette Brings French Style & Cuisine

West Sacramento’s fledgling Bridge District got a major dose of street cred with the recent opening of Franquette, a contemporary French café from the...
verge center for the arts

Verge Fair Art Sale

Do you have the urge to purchase artwork? If so, consider attending the Verge Fair. The three-day art market starts Friday, May 20 at...
roger smith part of the Tower of Power band in his studio

Roger Smith: The Real Deal

For Roger Smith, playing music is all about the feel. When the spirit moves him, his fingers fly wildly around the keyboard like a...
bacon fest

Pig Out at Bacon Fest

Sacramento Bacon Fest is back and better than ever! The weeklong event, which celebrates all things bacon, takes place May 16–22.During the week, local...
the snug

Shout Out for The Snug

Sacramento’s The Snug and its bar team have been nominated for two prestigious cocktail awards.An organization called Tales of the Cocktail Foundation nominated The...
wide open walls mural by Rapaehel Delgado

Meet Wide Open Walls Artists at Concerts in the Park

Concerts in the Park is California’s largest free music festival, and the next concert takes place Friday, May 13, from 5 p.m. to 9...
1960 winter olympic games in lake tahoe

The 1960 Olympic Winter Games at Tahoe

If you weren’t around to witness the 1960 Winter Olympics at Lake Tahoe, you can still experience the sites where the games were held...
wallpaper in The National Exchange Hotel

Sac Design: Flower Power

THE NATIONAL EXCHANGE HOTEL in Nevada City recently got a swank makeover, complete with lush, nature-inspired wallpapers that feel at once time honored and...
The Block Artisan Ice Co.

Block Artisan Ice Co.

A few years ago, Matt Briggs had what you might call a cool idea: to launch an artisan ice business servicing Sacramento’s bars and...