Out on the Town

Walk a Mile Q & A with the SMEBB Team

By the Editors Every year Girls on the Grid parties with a purpose and partners with WEAVE for Sacramento’s Most Eligible Bachelor and Bachelorette (SMEBB) contest. Thanks to all of you, we raised $7,000 (YES!) for WEAVEat this year’s SMEBB finale party AND the amount is growing thanks to the SMEBB Walk-a-Mile team. Our O.G. SMEB winner, Patrick Harbison, went above and beyond […]

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Baseball Season has Arrived!

By Kearsten Shepherd & Chelsea Irvine While March 31st may have brought cold, blustering rain to Sacramento, it also brought one glorious, amazing thing …. Opening Day of baseball! If you’re like us, you’ve been counting down the days since pitchers and catchers reported for duty. Over the next six months 30 MLB teams will […]

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Local Camp Helps Kids Dealing with Grief and Loss

By Laura Braden There’s never a good time to lose someone you love, but when you’re young and lose a parent, sibling, grandparent or best friend, the impact can be particularly severe. You no longer feel safe or secure. You question the meaning (and point) of life. And you struggle to trust and open your […]

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Wizard World Sacramento

By Meghan Sullivan If you were anywhere in the vicinity of the convention center March 7-9, you might have noticed an abnormally high number of people in costumes. Wizard World rolled into town with a Comic Convention. And they brought some big names too – Stan Lee, Norman Reedus, William Shatner, James Marsters, and Chris Hemsworth. […]

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David Wetzl: A Tribute to Genius-im

By Meghan Sullivan Earlier this month (February 8 to be exact), I had the pleasure of attending the Second Saturday reception for a new exhibit at JayJay (5520 Elvas Avenue). The exhibit, David Wetzl: A Tribute to Genius-ism’ celebrates twenty plus years of post-modern work by regional artist David Wetzl. I was first introduced to […]

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Sacramento’s Best Kept Secret

by Bernice Creager Ever heard of Sacramento’s Children’s Receiving Home? Or visited a place called Fairytale Town? Did you attend the best Wine & Dine Event at Raley Field in August? Then you too have been in on the secret without even knowing. According to its website, the Sacramento Junior League (JLS for those of […]

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2014 “Reception Season” Starts January 6

  By Laura Braden By now, you’re knee deep in the holiday season, and your dance card is filled with Toy/Diaper Drives, open houses, receptions, ugly sweater pub crawls and “White Elephant” parties with your girlfriends. But you better rest over the holidays because the month of January is “reception season” … AKA that glorious […]

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Coconut Mornings in Sacramento

By Laura Braden It may be freezing out, but a local band is trying to make our days a bit warmer. The J Band (Twitter, Facebook) blends folk, dance and reggae to create upbeat and contemporary music. Front man Jordan “J” Lindsey (the husband of the ridiculously talented designer Misha Lindsey) describes the music as “the music […]

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First Dibs Showcases Sacramento’s Collaborative Spirit

By Laura Braden From Old Soul utilizing Ginger Elizabeth’s vanilla to midtownPOP housing several local boutiques under one roof, Sacramento’s collaborative spirit is alive and well throughout the grid. Now enter First Dibs (Facebook, Twitter) – a 2-day event offering Sacramentans the chance to buy unique art, mid-century furniture and collectibles through an auction and preview party […]

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December 2: Toy Drive and Happy Hour to Benefit WEAVE

By the Editors Love to party with a purpose? Then join the Handle District, Midtown Business Association, 58 Degrees & Holding Co. and Girls on the Grid as we help fill WEAVE’s annual Holiday Toy Shoppe! Monday, December 2 ~ 5:30-7:30pm 58 Degrees, 1217 18th Street Space is limited – please RSVP here. Last year, WEAVE […]

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Happy Turkey Day

We’re taking the rest of the week off, but we hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving! Stay safe, eat/drink well and try not to kill your family.

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(Adult) Prom to Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Sacramento

By Laura Braden We’ve all been to our fair share of stuffy events to benefit local organizations. You know the ones I’m talking about – dry chicken dinners with unimaginative event themes featuring tired bands playing unrecognizable music. … The LS 13 Prom (happily) breaks the mold. The Back Story: The LS 13 Prom is […]

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Off the Grid: The Bridge School Benefit Concert

By Kellie Edson It pains me a little bit to write this, because we aren’t going to be able to make it to this year’s concert. But, if you can get out of town the weekend before Halloween, you should make the trek to Shoreline Amphitheatre to see the 27th Annual Bridge School Benefit Concert on October 26-27. […]

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(Birthday) Party With A Purpose

By Kat Briscoe (SMEBB 2013) I’m turning 30 soon, and it’s been a charmed life. I was raised with love, stability, and education… Afforded every opportunity and had every need met. In return for these favors of fate, I feel a responsibility to do good with my life, to ‘pass it on’. I am particularly […]

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October 2013 = Artober in Sacramento

By Laura Braden For those new to town, ARTober (Facebook) is a partnership between Mayor Johnson’s For Arts’ Sake (FAS) Initiative, the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission (SMAC), and Sacramento365.com. ARTober is easily one of the best months to be in Sacramento because it’s an easy way to learn/enjoy our rich and growing arts scene. From poetry slams and concerts to exhibitions […]

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Uber Is Now Cheaper – And Lyft Is Coming To Sacramento

By Laura Braden Uber Updates… Great news for fans of Uber (Facebook, Twitter) – it’s now a whole lot cheaper to look a whole baller. Check out GOTG’s original review on Uber here. As of today, Sacramentans can now utilize UBERx, which is the company’s cheaper, hybrid car service. Fares are 16 percent lower than the […]

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