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Best Mussels In Sacramento

Shout out to all of you bivalve babes and mussel men – you will definitely want to check out these Sacramento restaurants for exceptional dishes starring the tasty little mollusk.

01/21/2015

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Best Places For A Manicure In Sacramento

Whether you are a nail aficionado or don’t know an orange stick from a hole in the ground, these Sacramento shops will keep your hands in tip-top condition.

01/13/2015

The "Stone of Hope" sculpture of Martin Luther King by Chinese artist Lei Yixin is open to the public on August 22, 2011 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, DC. The memorial is the first on the National Mall to honor an African-American and the first to honor a person who did not serve as president.      (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Best Martin Luther King Day Celebrations in Sacramento

Sacramentans can honor and celebrate the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with music, marching and community service at these 2015 events.

01/12/2015

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Best Locally Made Beauty Products In Sacramento

A beard oil for men that raises funds for WEAVE, Chocolate Almond Crunch body butter, spearmint orange soap and honey shea hair care are among the tempting beauty products handmade in Sacramento.

01/06/2015

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Best Spring 2015 Art Events In Sacramento

Sample a riot of diverse arts events this spring in Sacramento with everything from classic musical theater by talented young performers to blindfolded film presentations, a zombie-ridden ‘Hamlet’ and a live action graphic sci-fi comic novel.

01/05/2015

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Best Ways To Help Your Winter Skin In Sacramento

These Sacramento businesses offer solutions to cold-weather wear on your skin, leaving you looking and feeling great.

12/22/2014

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Best Upcoming Theater Productions In Sacramento

Talented performers from Sacramento and beyond set the stage for true entertainment in these upcoming productions in the capital city.

12/21/2014

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Ask An Expert: DIY Gift Ideas

Do-it-yourselfer extraordinaire Shelley Wilson loves cruising craft and stores, thrift shops, garage sales and antique fairs for supplies. She says you can make easy, inexpensive and unique presents with “re-purposed buttons, toy soldiers, old maps, fabric, dollhouse furniture and photographs.”

12/16/2014

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Best Holiday Markets In Sacramento

Glittering dragon ornaments, mountain wildflower honey, handcrafted jewelry, fine art, festive mistletoe and spirited zookeepers are all part of the scene at these Sacramento spots for last-minute holiday shopping.

12/15/2014

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2014’s Best New Restaurants In Sacramento

A number of outstanding eateries opened locally during 2014, with sweet and savory offerings sure to please any palate.

12/10/2014

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Best Local Stores For Gift Baskets In Sacramento

Whether for the holidays or for occasions throughout the year, gift baskets can be a perfect way to celebrate while sharing something unique that was created right here in the Sacramento area.

12/02/2014

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Best 2014 Holiday Events In Sacramento

These Sacramento holiday happenings promise to be some of the best in town.

12/01/2014

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