GOTG Friday Faves 10/21/16
By 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.
Dig in, and get your read on!
PET CRUSH OF THE WEEK
Bounce is a good boy who needs some new friends. He’s been living on his own for a while and is ready to settle down with a family. The single life no longer appeals to him as he’s had one too many nights on the town. Learn more at the Front Street Animal Shelter!
- A local girl became the hero we all need when she picked a very special outfit for her school photos (via CBS News)
- If you’re looking for a new job, you may want to check out this list of the best companies to work (via Sacramento Business Journal)
- Wonder Woman has been named as an Honorary U.N. Ambassador for gender equality. (via NPR)
- The riot charges against journalist Amy Goodman have been dismissed. (via The New York Times)
- The Al Smith dinner united political rivals last night as they bonded over their similarities; everyone hates Ted Cruz. (via SacBee)
- At least I’m in someone’s dreams (via Buzzfeed)
Friday, October 21
- Off the grid a bit, but Ultimate Terror Scream Park has been named one of the best Halloween events in the nation.
- Curious how restaurants are designed? Here’s your chance to find out! Empress Tavern hosts A Bite of Design.
- Get down to great blues music and enjoy good food and family fun at Blues at Two Rivers Cider.
Saturday, October 22
- Join #SMEBB alum Erica Castillo and get your sweat on at the Sactown Fit Crawl! Fit Crawl includes stops at Fitness Rangers, Team Ride and Zuda, with lunch to follow at Low Brau. Ticket sale proceeds will benefit “Every Mother Counts”.
- Attend the Calacas y Flores art show for Dia de los Muertos inspired art and some adult beverages.
- Get your Halloween celebrating in early with the Halloween pub crawl hosted by XOSO.
- Learn how to make the best pizza in town with a pizza making class at Federalist.
Sunday, October 23