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Best Shops For Women's Fall Shoes In SacramentoSacramento women can face the crisp air of autumn with designer dress shoes, saucy cowboy boots, comfortable clogs and even custom-made footwear painted with your favorite musician, movie or wedding photo.
Best Shops For Ballet Apparel In SacramentoA few people feel ballet deep in the sinews of their body and into the depths of their heart, and their souls can only fly when they dance. For those people, these Sacramento businesses can get them set for ballet success.
Best Bourbon Cocktails In SacramentoThere are strict classifications that make a bourbon a bourbon. But here in Sacramento, a number of bars and restaurants meet and exceed those expectations.
Ask A Sacramento Fashionista: Hottest Fall 2015 Fashion TrendsFor fall 2015, RIRE boutique owner Josie Lee chooses fun clothing, jewelry and accessories created by Fair Trade and small-scale fashion designers.
Ask A Sacramento Expert: School Lunches To Prepare In 10 Minutes Or LessTwin 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.
Best Places To Buy Shoes For Kids In SacramentoKids 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.
Best Bars In Sacramento To Watch The NFL's Opening GamesDon’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.
Best All-Day Breakfast Restaurants In SacramentoBreakfast 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.
Best Family Activities In Sacramento To Do Before The Summer EndsBeat the late-summer doldrums with Sacramento area activities like gold-panning, carnivals, farmer’s markets, concerts, bike rides and more.
Best Fish Tacos In SacramentoNo 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.
Best Free Summer Activities For Kids In SacramentoPull the kids away from their iPods and headphones and let them experience music in the real world with free outdoor summer concerts.
Best Ice Cream In SacramentoLocal cream, milk, nuts and berries are used to produce spectacular ice cream flavors and sundaes at these popular Sacramento businesses.