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AIMEE: I love Tower Cafe’s brunch and patio. Not only does it have an eggs-ellent menu and a killer Caesar salad (my kryptonite), it offers the best brunch entertainment: people watching. Prepare to wait at least a few minutes or if the line is too long you can always walk 2 blocks to Iron Steaks,…

By Aimee Darville Empress Tavern, an American Carvery in the heart of Downtown Sacramento, opened last Thursday to the public. The entryway (located at 1013 K street) is tucked away and adorned with a gorgeous container garden of succulents and…

By Aimee Darville Last week we celebrated giving thanks, then we celebrated giving money to companies big and small in the name of a good deal. While there is something to be said for the glorious feeling of paying half price, it's time to celebrate giving back! Today is Giving Tuesday, a worldwide celebration of…

AIMEE - A few years ago my dad asked me to help him deliver Meals on Wheels on Thanksgiving morning and it's become our tradition. It's kind of fun hunting down the addresses together and people are so grateful to receive a meal and chat. He inspired me to sign up to volunteer with California Food Literacy Center the morning of…

Seasons change, fashion trends re-emerge, and small businesses come and go. Sometimes it's because the marketplace evolves (i.e. The Beat moving online), sometimes it's for personal/economic reasons (i.e. Le Petit Paris and Hamburger Patties) and sometimes the situation is a tad…

By Aimee Darville When I started networking for my company three years ago I was anxious, nervous, fidgety, [insert synonym for scared here]. I wouldn’t call myself shy, but meeting new people had never been my strong suit. It didn’t help that I was often the only person under 40 in the room, at least…