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Best Bourbon Cocktails In Sacramento

There are strict classifications that make a bourbon a bourbon. But here in Sacramento, a number of bars and restaurants meet and exceed those expectations.

09/03/2015

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Ask A Sacramento Fashionista: Hottest Fall 2015 Fashion Trends

For fall 2015, RIRE boutique owner Josie Lee chooses fun clothing, jewelry and accessories created by Fair Trade and small-scale fashion designers.

09/01/2015

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Ask A Sacramento Expert: School Lunches To Prepare In 10 Minutes Or Less

Twin Rivers Unified School District nutritionist Lisa Vorce regularly sees kids bringing bologna lunchables, fruit roll-ups and white bread sandwiches stuffed with processed lunchmeat. Millions of advertising dollars are spent making such items sound nutritious, but reading food labels often proves otherwise.

08/28/2015

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Best Places To Buy Shoes For Kids In Sacramento

Kids seem to outgrow their shoes almost before they put them on, but these Sacramento shops can keep your kids well shod from birth to young adulthood.

08/25/2015

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Best Bars In Sacramento To Watch The NFL’s Opening Games

Don’t be blindsided at game time — plan ahead to visit one of these Sacramento hot spots to kick off the National Football League’s 2015 football season.

08/20/2015

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Best All-Day Breakfast Restaurants In Sacramento

Breakfast foods are traditionally eaten in the morning hours, but few among us have not yearned for pancakes and bacon at other times of day. These Sacramento small business owners have heeded the call for alternative meal options and offer waffles, omelets and other breakfast items at other times as well.

08/12/2015

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Best Family Activities In Sacramento To Do Before The Summer Ends

Beat the late-summer doldrums with Sacramento area activities like gold-panning, carnivals, farmer’s markets, concerts, bike rides and more.

08/07/2015

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Best Fish Tacos In Sacramento

No reservations or dressy clothes are needed at Swabbies — despite the top-notch cuisine, there is live music and a relaxed, friendly vibe that feels like you are partying at Jimmy Buffet’s beach house.

07/22/2015

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Best Free Summer Activities For Kids In Sacramento

Pull the kids away from their iPods and headphones and let them experience music in the real world with free outdoor summer concerts.

07/10/2015

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Best Ice Cream In Sacramento

Local cream, milk, nuts and berries are used to produce spectacular ice cream flavors and sundaes at these popular Sacramento businesses.

07/08/2015

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Best Craft Beer Shops In Sacramento

A vast array of craft brews are available from these Sacramento small businesses, so when you want to enjoy a beer at home you need not be limited to cans of Bud or 40’s of Colt 45 from the neighborhood grocery store.

06/30/2015

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Best Fireworks In Sacramento

Celebrate Independence Day with a big bang, with events that bring fireworks, live music, cowboys, BMX bikes, food, carnivals, parades, beer gardens and bounce houses to Sacramento.

06/26/2015

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