Arts & Culture

Best Ways To Celebrate National Star Wars Day Near SacramentoMay 4 is known throughout the galaxy, both near and far, as National Star Wars Day. Residents of Sacramento can celebrate this growing “holiday” by checking out the following list of places and activities that will aid in creating a unique Star Wars experience.
7 New Books For Spring Book Club PicksSpringtime is here, and so are many great books to read with your book club.
Best Art Classes For Adults In SacramentoWhen the urge for artistic expression strikes, learn how to weave, paint, blow glass or mold pottery in some of Sacramento's best art classes for adults.
Best Art Exhibits Coming To Sacramento In 2016The cultural bellweather for any great city is it's art scene. In Sacramento, we have no shortage of great art museums. From the local artist to the most widely know, there's almost too many to choose from. We run down the sping season's best, and explore what they have to offer in the Sacto art community. So, enjoy our city's bounty!
5 Historically Rich Southern SitesAre you an American history buff? Check out these five American historical sites from Kathleen Grissom, author of "Glory Over Everything."
Best Painting Lessons For Adults In SacramentoSacramento has a thriving arts community, with numerous studios, galleries, museums and exhibitions open to the public. With so many talented individuals living in the capital city, there are unique opportunities for adults of every level of experience to learn about painting.

Shopping & Style

Dress Mom For Success This Mother's DayHelp your mom look fabulous for work this Mother's Day. Here are a few pieces to show your mom how to dress for success.
5 Mother's Day Themed Gift Basket IdeasShow your mom how much you care with a personalized gift basket this Mother's Day. Here are five sample baskets to spark your creativity.
Great Gifts For Mom Under $30This Mother’s Day give mom a gift she deserves, one that is contemporary, useful, and just what she wants, plus you can have it for under $30. The day is, after all, ideally about spending the time together.
Best Places To Buy A Tailored Suit In SacramentoWhile buying an off-the-rack suit may fit the bill for most occasions, getting a tailored suit can not only fit you perfectly, but is an experience entirely unto itself. Here are the best places to get a tailored suit in Sacramento.
Best Places For Designer Frames In SacramentoSacramento eye-wear businesses offer thousands of frames to choose from, including Versace, bebe, Ralph Lauren, Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo, Valentino and Jimmy Choo. For those looking for more customized, one-of-a-kind eye-wear as art options, check out frames from innovative designers with LINDBERG and Silhouette.
Best Places To Buy Speakers In SacramentoSacramento is home to some of the most knowledgeable audiophiles around, and many come highly recommended. Check out some of these local audio speaker shops below and ask for a consultation if you want to upgrade the speakers in your life.

Food & Drink

Best Creme Brulee In SacramentoHere's a short list of the most impressive creme brulees in the greater Sacramento region.
Entertainment Guide To Nashville, TennesseeNashville offers no shortage of entertainment options for those who know where to look. J.T. Ellison, author of "No One Knows," shares her go-to spots in The Music City.
Must-Try Recipe: Sunflower Seed–Cream Cheese PestoAre you a fan of pesto? Add this treat to your cooking arsenal courtesy of Fanny Slater, author of "Orange, Lavender & Figs."
Best Tapas In SacramentoThe farm to fork capital names the best in tapas.
Best Veggie Sandwiches In SacramentoFilled with plenty of nutritious leafy greens, tasty vegetables, sauces and cheeses, a good veggie sandwich can be that needed pick-me-up when you don't want a full lethargic feeling with those meaty sandwiches. And of course, Sacramento has a couple of hot spots the locals frequent for their veggie sandwich fix.
Best Shepherd's Pie In SacramentoIf you examine almost any culture and its history, the simple meal of a meat filling stuffed in a some type of pastry or bread staple can be found in numerous variations... the Shepard's pie (or cottage pie) is a dish that has fed millions of people for literally hundreds of years. With a simple pastry stuffed with lamb, beef, or other meats and mashed potatoes, it's a savory dish that can still be found in many restaurants in Sacramento County today.

Nightlife & Music

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.
Best Double Date Ideas In SacramentoFrom life-sized board games, horse drawn carriages, farm fresh produce, Absinthe, Heringer wines, Cornflower Creamery ice cream and a Chocolate Week celebration, there are plenty of great opportunities for a great double date.
Entertainment Guide To Nashville, TennesseeNashville offers no shortage of entertainment options for those who know where to look. J.T. Ellison, author of "No One Knows," shares her go-to spots in The Music City.
Best Outdoor Music Venues in SacramentoSacramento has a rich history of music that stretches far before most people will give us credit for. Nowadays, this strong music presence continues to attract popular artists the world over. Here are some venues you'll want to pay attention to, to see some of that great music.
Most Stylish Nightclubs In SacramentoFeel like a celebrity or rockstar with a night out at one of these Sacramento nightclub hot spots, all of which feature the best in service, music and nightlife. But, be sure to dress the part — no baggy jeans or sandals allowed at these fantastic venues.
Best Irish Pubs In SacramentoIrish Pubs aren't the same as other regular bars. There is always a unique look and feel setting them apart from the rest.

Family & Pets

Ask A Sacramento Expert: Tips For Building A Cat TunnelCats are drawn to snug spaces when they want to nap, have fun or feel safe, and cat tunnels are perfect for them.
5 Classes Moms Will Love To Take With KidsWhat better way to celebrate mom at Mother’s Day, or throughout the year, than to take a class and share time together doing what you both enjoy.
Best Dog Bars In SacramentoSacramento residents love their pets. Some drinking and dining establishments are happy to serve up a bowl of water and sometimes a treat to guests’ favorite furry companions. Check out some of the best Dog Bars in the Sacramento area.
Best Upcoming Events In Sacramento To Bring The Family This SpringNow that El Niño has come and gone, families are looking for outside activities to share even more bonding time. Here are five upcoming events families should consider attending this spring in Sacramento.
Ask A Sacramento Expert: 5 Fun & Easy Science Projects To Do At HomeScience has an impact on nearly every aspect of daily life, from cell phones, agriculture, medical treatment, cars and bicycles, to Facebook, earthquakes and what happens when a light switch is flipped on. These easy experiments are fun ways for kids to learn about science.
How To Co-Parent After A DivorceRaising a child after divorce doesn't have to be a struggle. Wendy Paris, author of "Splitopia: Dispatches From Today's Good Divorce And How To Part Well," shares her tips for a healthy co-parenting relationship.

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