Posts tagged as: Sacramento

Food Battle 2013 announced, local star Anthony Padilla says via website

Not to be confused with local muralist Anthony Padilla, or Tony Padilla the bail bonds guy, Sacramento YouTube sensation Anthony Padilla has announced the eight foods that fans can vote for to replace the egg roll he lost with in 2012 to comedy partner Ian Hecox. ‘Pink Frosted Sprinkled Donut’ has been the food of […]

Downtown Arena: Locals take pride in their fight to keep the Kings

The potential relocation of the Sacramento Kings has brought about many things. The most intangible aspects of professional sports where vividly apparent at Sleep Train Arena and beyond. The prestige and importance of having a team were a pillar, but the overwhelming narrative since the grassroots efforts escalated three years ago was “Bigger than basketball,”. […]

Sac Burger Battle set to go down on September 18

September 18 is National Cheeseburger Day and we can’t envision a better way to spend it than to go to the Sac Burger Battle, located at Raley Field in West Sacramento. There will be live music, prize drawings and drinks available — and then attendees get to vote on which burger they believe is the […]

Local Concerts are Music to a Midtowner’s Ears

By Becky Larson, Mercy Me, The Q-Balls, Mumbo Gumbo and The Brody’s. If none of these names sound familiar I suggest you become more acquainted with the music scene Sacramento has to offer. In Midtown we’re fortunate to have Friday Night Concerts in the Park from May – August during the warm (well, typically […]

Midtown Vegan Delights, Part III

  By Danielle Carlson, Who would have thought that there could be three jam packed articles covering vegan friendly restaurants in Midtown, Sacramento? Sac town is becoming a surprisingly progressive Mecca for us vegetarians and vegans and is stepping up to the challenge of serving the people healthier and tastier options.  This month’s Sacramento […]

Taking it to the Streets

By Becky Larson, One of the first things people often notice when driving into Midtown is that you always have to watch for people on bikes.  They seem to be everywhere and no matter how cautious you are, you’re bound to run one of them off the side of the road at some point […]

Summer Fun: It’s Not Just For Kids Anymore

By Becky Larson, Ah, those summer days when we were kids. Riding our bikes through the neighborhood, swimming all afternoon and playing baseball in the park.  It sometimes seems as we enter into the “real world” of adulthood those long summer days and nights are a thing of the past.  Jobs, family and trying […]

Downtown Arena: Railyard Cleanup Likely Not A Big Hurdle For Downtown Arena

By Greg Hyatt, State officials overseeing cleanup of the downtown Sacramento railyards say locations where a new arena could be built are mostly cleaned up and safe for development, a signal that could be good news for Kings fans and others wanting to fast-track an arena project. Some additional environmental cleanup may be needed […]

When the Lights Go Down in Midtown

By Becky Larson, One of the many things to love about midtown and downtown Sacramento is the local businesses that provide us with unique knick knacks to give as birthday gifts and great clothes to get us ready to go out on the town. However, purchasing items from these stores can sometimes be a […]

Sac To The Future: Where Everybody Knows Your Name

By Becky Larson, Rebecca Ryan is the author of Live First, Work Second and founder of Next Generation Consulting, a market research firm committed to engaging the next generation.  More importantly, she served as keynote speaker at Tuesday’s State of Downtown Sacramento breakfast. While several notable Sacramento leaders spoke at the event, Ryan’s presentation […]

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