Friday Faves: 9/23/2016

By Danielle Ball

Danielle Ball
Danielle Ball

Every Friday, we share our favorite local/general and national/lady content from the previous week. This gives us a chance to dive into thought-provoking pieces, as well as cheerlead our fave local bloggers. Also, we are (rescue) puppy-pushers – so if you need help picking your best new furry friend, look no further!

Dig in, and get your read on!

PET CRUSH OF THE WEEK

This little bug is Tiffany. She enjoys crunching leaves in the park and can’t start the day without a Pumpkin Spice Latte. Find more information about her here.20c95ed5-340d-4dac-8d62-d4778cebe888

LOCAL READS

  • Midtown Sacramento will get a new Wholefoods in 2017. The great news is that if you can’t start your day without a cup of fair trade coffee and an organic scone you can live right upstairs.
  • #piegate2016 is in full effect. #occupie
  • If you can’t eat your dinner without a side of magic, your dreams are about to come true.  
  • Piglet has a home no matter how you feel about it! (Sac Bee)

NATIONAL  READS

  • Cosmopolitan helped to design a car created especially for women. In other news, I can finally stop asking my father and non-existent husband for rides to the mall and the grocery store.
  • Listen To Justin Trudeau Passionately Make The Case For Gender Equality at the HeforShe’s second-anniversary event
  • Your favorite party game Cards Against Humanity is offering a full-ride STEM scholarship for women.
  • If your life is in shambles, it may not just be that Mercury is in retrograde again. NASA recently reminded everyone that there are 13 astrological signs and our whole life has been a lie.
  • The news this week has been particularly terrible, luckily children are here to bring kindness and compassion.
  • The Women of Atenco. Heart-wrenching stories from rape victims alongside captivating photography (New York Times)

SUPPORT YOUR CITY

In anticipation of the new arena opening, The Sacramento Kings and the Golden One Center have launched an app to help visitors navigate the new arena! You can get tickets to events, hear audio from games, watch replays, and use your custom QR code to earn points and rewards throughout the arena. Download it here.

WEEKEND HAPPENINGS

Friday, September 23

Saturday, September 24

  • The Farm-to-Fork Festival is happening today at the Capitol Mall
  • #hofday is happening today. Head to River Walk Park to see more than 30 live performances.

Sunday, September 25

 

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