Arts & Culture

7 Best Beach Reads For Summer 2016Warm summer weather means it’s time to pack up your bag with a great new book, don your sunglasses, and hit the beach.
Best Outdoor Art In SacramentoWonderful summer weather means a chance to take in nature, outdoor art, or all of the above. Sacramento and its surrounding areas has all the spots you need for: an outdoor picnic, a pensive stroll, a creative burst of inspiration. From the state house to the art house, we've put together a list of must see sculpture gardens for all ages and all walks of life to enjoy. So, whether you are banging around downtown Sac on a lazy summer sunday, or looking to get some quality time out in nature on your day off, we got you covered.
4 Reasons To Head Out To Monster Energy Aftershock 2016Come October, the next generation of hard rock will be meeting the giants of the 90s and early 2000s at Discovery Park.
How To Discover Your Passion In 5 Easy StepsFeeling stuck? Break through the boredom and discover your true passion with these tips from Angela Duckworth, author of ""Grit: The Power Of Passion And Perseverance."
Best Upcoming 2016 Races In SacramentoSacramento is a hotbed for races, whether they be for casual or competitive purposes. Additionally, you can also find races that are for charities and some that are just for a good time.
Best Places For Tap Dancing Lessons In SacramentoSacramento fans of Michael Jackson, Channing Tatum, Janet Jackson, Christopher Walken or Justin Timberlake may not realize that their favorite stars started with training in tap dance. Local classes can help people of all ages and experience levels learn how to tap up a storm themselves.

Shopping & Style

7 Best July 4th Summer Wedding TrendsStart planning your July 4th summer wedding with these trendy ideas.
Best Places To Buy Beach Hats In SacramentoWith summer officially here, people all over California are headed out to enjoy the weather by the pool or at the beach. When taking the kids for a day of swimming, or just lounging out by the pool with a good book, it’s important to go equipped with the proper attire. Don’t forget the sunscreen, sunglasses and, of course, a stylish beach hat.
Best Places To Buy Water Supplies In SacramentoSacramento is known as the river city home to one of the largest rivers in California, so it's no surprise that residents seek unique and fun ways to stay cool on the water during those triple digit days. Check out these top three mom and pop shops for some must-have water toys and accessories to make this summer a splashing fun time.
Tech Gifts Dad Has To Have For Father's DaySpoil your dad this Father's Day with some of this year's best tech gifts.
7 Books That Will Make Great Father's Day GiftsThis Father’s Day, whether your dad’s a fan of thrillers, sports, or history, these books are sure to show just how much he means to you!
Best Farmers' Markets Near SacramentoFarmers’ Markets have been a mainstay in Sacramento for generations. They provide visitors and consumers with tremendous opportunities to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables. These markets can be found in all corners of Sacramento and are usually open on the same days year-round.

Food & Drink

Best Craft Beers In Sacramento For Your 4th Of July Backyard BBQAs the summertime heat climbs into triple-digit temperatures, a visit to any of these local craft breweries will quench the thirst for a sharp double IPA, or a crisp pilsner.
July 4th Desserts Full Of Red, White & BlueStart crafting your July 4th dessert spread with these red, white, and blue recipes.
5 Father's Day-Themed Gift Basket IdeasCraft the perfect Father's Day gift by putting together a themed gift basket with some of your dad's favorite things.
Best Father's Day Restaurants In SacramentoYou know, just because Fathers Day comes after Mothers Day doesn't make it any less important. In fact, Sacramento takes great pride in its brunches. Therefore, Fathers Day brunch is something special. From Japanese to Italian and everything in between, Sacto has it large on one of the most important brunch days of the year. And it's not limited to brunch by any means. Dinners especially made for that guy that that raised you are plentiful as well. Here's a short list of ideas for your dad's special day.
Guide To Picking Your Favorite Summer FruitsSummer fruit season is here. Here's a quick look at when to pick your favorite tasty treats this summer.
Easy Blood Sugar Diet Meal Plans With Under 800 CaloriesLooking to switch to a blood sugar diet? Try these simple meal plans from Dr. Michael Mosley, author of "The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet."

Nightlife & Music

Best 4th Of July Concerts In SacramentoSacramento residents know that there is more to the 4th of July holiday than just cook-outs, beer and bottle rockets. These local concerts are a perfect way to express national pride and patriotism.
Best Places To Drink A Daiquiri In SacramentoSummer goes great with a refreshing daiquiri. Cocktail enthusiast needn't look any further than the Sacramento backyard to experience the famed cocktail.
Best Bars With Lawn Games In SacramentoSummer is for a lot of things, and an outdoor patio game with a refreshing brew in hand is most definitely a staple. Many area drinking holes sweeten their pots with lawn games. Look no further than Midtown, Citrus Heights, or West Sacramento to tap into this outdoor gaming and drinking phenomenon.
Best Friend-Date Locations In Sacramento"We never hang out anymore," your best friend says. And they're right! It's time to make some quality time with your bestie. But what is there to do? Well, Sacramento is chock full or interesting ideas.
Best Places To See Local Musicians In SacramentoPopular groups from Sacramento include The Cripple Creek Band, which plays lively southern rock and country, AC/DC tribute band RIFF/RAFF and the diverse genres of danceable covers by Groove Thang. Buffett and Grateful Dead tunes are the bailiwick of Garratt Wilkin, while Ranell Carpenter’s sets include blues, soul and country; both artists are from Placerville.
Best Bars With Jukeboxes In SacramentoAlthough DJs and live band performances have taken over at many places in Sacramento, others maintain the tradition. While jukeboxes are often enjoyed at “dive” bars, it is important to remember that one person’s dive is another person’s little slice of heaven.

Family & Pets

Best July Fourth Party Decorations & SuppliesThere are lots of ways to decorate for the Fourth of July on a budget. Here are seven ideas to spark your inner decorator.
Top Summer Volunteer Opportunities For Families In SacramentoSacramento has plenty of organizations and community events that could use some dedicated volunteers. If you are looking to get your family involved in a worthy cause this summer, then check out these wonderful volunteer opportunities.
5 Outdoor Lawn Games To Get Dad For Father's DayWondering what to get for Father's Day? Outdoor and lawn games are also a great way to find dad something he'll use, as well as a fun way to spend time together as a family.
Best Summer Day Camps In SacramentoSports, musical theatre, agriculture, nature, space travel and crafts are just a few of the themes covered in Sacramento day camps; especially popular camps allow kids to design and build their own robots or cars.
6 Must Have Summer Pool AccessoriesGet more fun out of your backyard pool parties this summer. Here are a few must have accessories to pick up as the season kicks off.
5 Must-Ride Rollercoasters You Can’t Miss Out On This Season

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