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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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Old Sac Retailers Re-Open William Glen

By at October 8, 2014 | 0 Comment

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Slated to open in late October, the re-born home store, William Glen, will greet customers for the holiday shopping season with the signature mix of exquisite merchandise and gracious service that has defined this Sacramento icon since 1963. Owners Mark Snyder and Amy Guthrie are thrilled to spearhead the return of an iconic Sacramento retailer. After the passing of

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700 K is on the Way!

By at October 8, 2014 | 0 Comment

With unanimous city council approval delivered last Tuesday for the project, the 700 block of K Street will soon be transformed from blight to dynamite. The redevelopment effort – led by the partnership of Ali Youssefi and CFY Development, Inc. and Bay Miry and D&S Development – will transform the 700 block of K Street into 137 residential units (83 affordable)

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New tool available for Small Business Financing

By at October 8, 2014 | 0 Comment

The Downtown Sacramento Partnership (DSP) has partnered with Golden Pacific Bank and SmartBiz SBA Loans to provide easy access to vital business-building financing to downtown small businesses. The online application process can be completed quickly and approvals can be made within minutes on the SmartBiz SBA Loans website  Upon approval funds are sent to your

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#PowerLunchHour Instagram Contest

By at October 7, 2014 | 0 Comment

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If you are one who loves documenting your day through photos and selfies, now is the time to get creative and up your Instagram skills because we are giving away a $ 50 gift certificate to Ella Dining Room & Bar. We are all creatures of habit and go about our daily routines in various ways. Lunch hour is part of that routine that we are required to adhere to. Get

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Community meeting on October 8 to discus 7th Street Sewer Project

By at September 30, 2014 | 0 Comment

The City of Sacramento Department of Utilities wants to keep you informed. Residents and businesses are invited to attend a community meeting to discuss the 7th Street Sewer Project and other project specifics. This project is part of the continued Downtown Sewer Upsizing Project. 7th Street Sewer Project Community Meeting Today, October 8, 2014 | 3:00 – 5:00

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Old Sacramento’s Haunted Happenings

By at September 29, 2014 | 0 Comment

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Weekends in Old Sacramento are always jam packed with fun, but during the holiday season – specifically Halloween – Old Sacramento becomes a one stop shop for all your needs.  From ghost tours for the curious folk, trick or treating for the kiddies, tons of candy shops for those with a sweet tooth, costumes for the party goers, a bar crawl for the 21 and up crowd,

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Frank Fat’s 75th Anniversary Extravaganza

By at September 25, 2014 | 0 Comment

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[caption id="attachment_38081" align="alignright" width="217"] Photo courtesy of Sacramento365.com[/caption] Frank Fat's is celebrating their 75th Anniversary, and you have to chance to reap the rewards. October 1 through October 15, join in the celebration for 15 days of Fat's. Follow along for clues that will lead you to places in Fat's history. Red gift boxes will

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2014 Farm to Fork Restaurant Week: Downtown Highlights

By at September 12, 2014 | 0 Comment

Sacramento’s second annual Farm-to-Fork Celebration is upon us and many downtown establishments are gearing up for two weeks of festivities. In addition to the signature events put on by the Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau  (CVB) – Legends of Wine, Farm-to-Fork Festival, and the Farm-to-Fork Gala Dinner (the Gala Dinner is sold out) – several of our

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DSP announces partnership with Golden Pacific Bank and SmartBiz SBA Loans

By at September 10, 2014 | 0 Comment

The Downtown Sacramento Partnership (DSP) has announced a partnership with Golden Pacific Bank and SmartBiz SBA Loans to provide easy access to vital business-building financing to downtown small businesses. DSP is now a preferred referral assistance provider for SmartBiz SBA loans. Downtown businesses that are interested in this program can visit

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Downtown Policy Perspectives

By at September 9, 2014 | 0 Comment

The Downtown Partnership advocates for its stakeholders at all levels of government, and there has been a flurry of activity of note at City Hall and at the State Capitol on which DSP took positions. Now That’s Entertainment!  Last week, the Sacramento City Council revised the entertainment permitting (e-permitting) process to improve downtown safety while

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New to the Neighborhood: Graciano’s Chicago Deep Dish Pizza & Speakeasy and Quick Legal

By at September 9, 2014 | 0 Comment

Interest in Downtown Sacramento is booming. There are a couple of new places that have recently moved into the neighborhood. Back in July, Graciano’s Chicago Deep Dish Pizza and Speakeasy opened their doors in historic Old Sacramento and, more recently, Quick Legal has set up their headquarters in the 800 J building. Graciano’s Chicago Deep Dish Pizza &

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3rd Annual Business Walk to Survey Downtown Merchants

By at September 9, 2014 | 0 Comment

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The Downtown Sacramento Partnership (DSP), the City of Sacramento, and the Sacramento Metro Chamber will host the 3rd annual Downtown Sacramento Business Walk on September 18 from 1:30 pm to 4 pm. The walk will start at Bernardo's and a debrief will follow the walk at Blackbird Kitchen + Beer Gallery at 4:00 pm. If you are interested in breaking down barriers to

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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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