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A Spectators Guide to the CIM

By at December 4, 2014 | 0 Comment

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Your Guide to the CIM This weekend more than 9,000 runners will make the 26.2-mile trek from Folsom to the State Capitol in Downtown Sacramento for the 32nd Annual California Marathon (CIM). If you’re cheering on one of those crazy awesome marathoners, here’s your guide to watching the race. I ran the CIM back in 2007 to knock that item off my bucket list. I am

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2015 State of Downtown | Sacramento Rising

By at December 3, 2014 | 0 Comment

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In the midst of a renaissance, Downtown Sacramento shows no signs of slowing down. With new investors discovering the capital city and multiple projects in the development pipeline, Sacramento Rising will share the vision for Downtown Sacramento’s immediate future. Join the Downtown Sacramento Partnership for the 17th Annual State of Downtown breakfast as we

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Business Community Supports Winter Sanctuary

By at December 3, 2014 | 0 Comment

Sacramento Steps Forward, the City and County of Sacramento, and the faith community have made significant efforts to address homelessness by contributing to Winter Sanctuary and other efforts to shelter the homeless during the winter months. New to the Winter Sanctuary this year are the services that will be provided by the Downtown Sacramento Partnership's

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Macy’s Theatre of Lights

By at December 3, 2014 | 0 Comment

Known as a magical, electrifying and family-friendly holiday tradition in Old Sacramento, the ever-popular and FREE "Macy’s Theatre of Lights" performances continue through December 31. The 2014 Theatre of Lights is proudly sponsored by Macy’s and Bank of America and presented by the Old Sacramento Business Association (OSBA) in cooperation with Downtown Sacramento

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Dine Downtown is Coming

By at December 3, 2014 | 0 Comment

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Calling all foodies! Indulgent 3-course dining experiences are within your reach with Dine Downtown just around the corner. For 10 days only, local chefs from Sacramento’s finest restaurants will create special 3-course menus priced at $31. Feel good about your foodie experience. One dollar from every meal will be donated to the Food Literacy Center, a nonprofit

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New to the Neighborhood: Off the Chain Bike Bus Tours

By at December 3, 2014 | 0 Comment

Off the Chain Bike Bus Tours, a finalist in the 2014 Calling All Dreamer’s competition, is open for business. Their bike bus offers an eco-friendly, pedal-powered way to highlight some of Sacramento’s greatest sights, events, landmarks and restaurants. With many different tours available, an Off the Chain excursion is the perfect way to celebrate any occasion.

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Downtown PBID Renewal

By at December 2, 2014 | 0 Comment

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This month, downtown property owners will have the opportunity to show their support of the Downtown Sacramento Partnership (DSP) by signing petitions to renew the Property Based Improvement District (PBID). Petitions will be delivered to owners in mid-December. “DSP is looking to property owners for their approval of our PBID to renew our services within the urban

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Holiday Artisan Market at the Crocker Art Museum

By at December 2, 2014 | 0 Comment

The Crocker is delighted to again partner with the Creative Arts League of Sacramento to bring you the opportunity to shop for distinctive, one-of-a-kind treasures at the annual three-day Crocker Holiday Artisan Market 2014, (formerly called the Crocker Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival)! The event will be held at the Scottish Rite Center again this year to allow for

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#ShopLocal: Boutiques & Bubbly bike bus tour

By at November 26, 2014 | 1 Comments

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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. 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 find one of a

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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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Contact the DSF

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