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#ShopLocal: Boutiques & Bubbly bike bus tour

By at November 26, 2014 | 0 Comment

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Put a little joy back into holiday shopping on this 2-hour pedal powered tour of Downtown and Old Sacramento boutiques. #ShopLocal #DowntownSac Your tour starts with a small bite and mimosa toast at Capitol Garage. Then, you’ll board Off the Chain’s 15-passenger bike bus and pedal your way to 3 different boutiques in Downtown and Old Sacramento. You'll be sure to

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Shop Local Gift Guide: Think Outside of the Box

By at November 23, 2014 | 0 Comment

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It’s easy to get swept up in trying to find the right “thing” for everyone on your list. I like to take a different approach. Some of the most memorable gifts that I’ve given and received over the years didn’t come in a box. They were experiences – a little adventure or special treat that I could look forward to later on. The best part is that these types

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Shop Local Gift Guide: For the Entertainer

By at November 21, 2014 | 0 Comment

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On the hunt for the perfect gift for a special someone with a passion for entertaining? From sweet treats to home goods, you’ll find everything you need to boost their party-hosting prowess at these local spots! Edible Arrangements A good host needs the perfect centerpiece for their holiday spread. An edible Reindeer Daisy Boquet or Reindeer Sleigh Ride Bouquet

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Downtown Restaurants offer Thanksgiving Day Feast

By at November 20, 2014 | 1 Comments

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Looking for a new Thanksgiving tradition? Have your feast downtown! Some of the finest restaurants are open for the holiday, offering traditional plates as well as creative and decadent selections. Whether its slow roasted free-range turkey at Hyatt Regency or grilled chimichurri lamb chops at Chops, you’re bound to find a delicious meal to share with loved ones this

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Shop Local Gift Guide: Take This Gift and Stuff It!

By at November 15, 2014 | 1 Comments

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Before the stockings get hung by the chimney with care, you must find some gifts, goodies, and wares! Small gifts and candy, trinkets and more, we've found stocking stuffers in the Downtown Core! 1. Christmas & Co. | 116 K Street Christmas & Co. is the obvious choice for all Christmas themed gifts. They have nearly every ornament you could think of and for

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DSP Renewal Process Begins

By at November 14, 2014 | 0 Comment

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Yesterday marked the official kick off of the Downtown Sacramento Partnership (DSP) renewal campaign. With property owners, board members and staff in attendance, DSP hosted a property owner mixer in the heart of downtown, to educate owners on the renewal process. The Downtown Sacramento Partnership was established by property and business owners in 1995 and was the

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Pay by Phone Parking

By at November 12, 2014 | 0 Comment

Parking Services has teamed up with Parkmobile to offer a service that allows you to use a mobile app, a web browser, or a phone call to pay for parking at selected locations in Sacramento. Old Sacramento is the first location to be retrofitted for this new program.  In summary, Parkmobile allows for a quick and easy payment for parking sessions, along with

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New to the Neighborhood: Pieology, Pre-Flite Lounge, CJ Pacific Goods

By at November 12, 2014 | 0 Comment

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More businesses are choosing to open up shop in Downtown Sac. From a new pizza joint to the rebirth of a Downtown favorite, there are lots of new places to experience. Pieology: Opening on November 19, Pieology will call 16th & K streets home. This new pizza joint will feature a Chipotle-style pizza bar with customizable sauces, toppings and gluten-free or

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Oh, What A Night – Jersey Boys Delights

By at November 10, 2014 | 0 Comment

Broadway Sacramento is back and better than ever. Opening up the season is Jersey Boys, a Tony®, Grammy® and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote

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Free Parking on the Grid this Holiday Season

By at November 10, 2014 | 1 Comments

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The City is giving Downtown and Old Sacramento shoppers a special treat this holiday season: Free on-street parking!* Starting the day after Thanksgiving, November 28, through December 25, the City is offering free on-street parking weekdays after 4:30 pm, and free on-street parking all day on weekends in specific locations in Downtown, Midtown, and Old

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Holiday Safety Tips

By at November 5, 2014 | 0 Comment

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With the holiday season upon us, the DSP Community Services Department recommends the following safety tips for merchants and patrons:   Merchants - Ask for and check ID's when accepting credit cards or checks - Be sure your store is fully staffed as customer service can prevent criminal behavior - Keep the front of your store well staffed to prevent

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Holiday Survival Guide

By at November 5, 2014 | 0 Comment

Downtown Sac is a magical place to be during the holiday season. Whether you want to make new memories with your friends and family or keep old traditions alive, we’ve rounded up a holiday survival guide for you and yours to enjoy. Sacramento Downtown Plaza Holiday Ice Rink:  Sacramento's original outdoor ice rink is back for its 24th season beginning November 7

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A Tribute to Downtown’s Last Farmers’ Market of 2014

By at October 29, 2014 | 0 Comment

Downtown Sacramento’s farmers’ markets are one of the many reasons the city is dubbed the Farm to Fork Capital.  The farmers’ markets have been cited in magazines, and add to the “foodie factor” that led to Forbes dubbing Sacramento one of America’s coolest cities. Sacramento boasts over a dozen Certified Farmers’ Markets, and seasonally from May

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Dia de los Muertos Celebrations

By at October 28, 2014 | 0 Comment

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Move over Halloween, Dia de los Muertos is taking center stage this weekend in Downtown Sac. Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a time of celebration to honor those who have passed on to the afterlife.  On November 1 & 2, Dia de los Muertos is celebrated in many ways with family events, community events and social gatherings. If you are looking for a

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9 Happy Hours You Won’t Want to Miss in Downtown Sac

By at October 14, 2014 | 0 Comment

Long day at work? To help out, we’ve rounded up 9 happy hours you won’t want to miss. It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, let the libations flow.   River City Brewing Company: Situated in the heart of Downtown Sac, River City Brewing Company has been serving up a tantalizing happy hour for more than two decades. River City Brewing Company provides patrons with

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Interstellar: The IMAX Experience opens two days early at Esquire IMAX Theatre

By at October 9, 2014 | 0 Comment

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If you've never had the pleasure of seeing a film in an IMAX Theatre, you're missing out. When a film hits the IMAX screen it comes alive and captivates audiences. One of the year's most highly anticipated films, Interstellar: The IMAX Experience, will be making it's debut at the Esquire IMAX Theatre next month. Christopher Nolan is the mastermind

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Downtown Sacramento Partnership
980 9th Street, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95814
P: (916) 442-8575
F (916) 442-2053
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