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La Cage aux Folles Closes Music Circus Season

By at August 22, 2014 | 0 Comment

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It's bittersweet to say so long to Music Circus until next summers. It has been a  fantastic season and we are eager for Broadway Sacramento to start this Fall. The season closes with La Cage Aux Folles. La Cage is a hilarious, bawdy musical comedy by Jerry Herman and Harvey Fierstein that won six Tony Awards in 1984, and both subsequent productions won the Tony for Best

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Downtown To Do List

By at August 20, 2014 | 0 Comment

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#DowntownSac is the place to be, no matter your agenda. A little push in the right direction never hurt anyone. We've curated a list of some great things to do to get you started on your adventure in our neighborhood, and if you have a few favorite gems of your own, please leave them in the comments! For the Foodie Enjoy a special selection from Ella Dining Room

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Bid Summer a Fond Farewell this Labor Day Weekend in Downtown Sac

By at August 19, 2014 | 0 Comment

Even though summer is drawing to a close, the kids are headed back to school and it is no longer fashionably acceptable to wear white, there are plenty of activities in Downtown Sac to get you out of the house before cool weather strikes. We’ve rounded up a list of the events you’ve got to check out: What better way to celebrate the American worker than with

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Top 10 Patios in Downtown Sac

By at August 11, 2014 | 3 Comments

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This summer's weather has been anything but traditional for Sacramento, but that hasn't stopped people from getting out! To me, patios and warm weather are synonymous and what better place to hang on a patio than in Downtown Sac? Downtown is home to some of the most wonderful eateries in town, and here is a roundup of the top 10 patios to wine and dine on: 1.

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Concerts in the Park 2014 Breaks Attendance Record

By at August 6, 2014 | 0 Comment

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Downtown Sacramento Partnership's Concerts in the Park celebrated its final show of the season on Friday, July 25, breaking the record for the highest season attendance in its 23-year history. From May-July, over 70,000 people attended the Friday night concert series. "We are overjoyed by this season's attendance record," said DSP Director of Events Annie Stuckert.

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Want your Business Featured on the City’s Social Media Channels?

By at August 6, 2014 | 0 Comment

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The City of Sacramento is looking for businesses to feature on their Facebook and Twitter. On the first Friday of every month, a different Sacramento business will be featured with a picture and short description. This is a unique way to bring local businesses and social media followers together. If you would like the City of Sacramento to consider featuring your

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Be Smart with your Phone | Avoid Dumb Phone Theft

By at August 6, 2014 | 0 Comment

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  Smart phones are the #1 item targeted for theft nationwide, together we can help educate the public and our employees to prevent theft in Sacramento. Here are some helpful tips to avoid being a target of smart phone theft: Avoid distractions with mobile phones and stay alert. Do not walk around with headphones, as this inhibits your ability to be aware

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DSP Welcomes Community Services Manager

By at August 6, 2014 | 0 Comment

In June, Phillip Sherman joined DSP's team as Community Services Manager. In his own words, Phillip describes his job duties, talks about the impact that the Clean and Safe department has on downtown and details his background prior to joining the DSP staff: I handle day-to-day operations of our Clean and Safe department, which includes our Community Service Guides,

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It’s Game Time!

By at July 31, 2014 | 0 Comment

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On July 25, Judge Tim Frawley removed the last legal hurdle preventing construction of the Entertainment and Sports Center (ESC) when he denied a request to enjoin Sacramento Basketball Holdings, the King’s ownership group, and the City from moving forward with the project. As chronicled by The Sacramento Bee columnist Marcos Breton, the lawsuit against the city was

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DreamersWelcome: Kate Chomko

By at July 25, 2014 | 0 Comment

Kate Chomko has brought a taste of our region's wine country to Downtown Sacramento with Downtown & Vine at 12th & K streets. Stop in for one their guide tastings or stop in for a bite before a show. With Kate's extensive background in food and wine, the tasting room is an realization of her vision. As she likes to say, Dreaming is about ownership. Having that

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#DreamersWelcome: Ryan Hammonds

By at July 25, 2014 | 0 Comment

Ryan Hammonds opened his showroom in Downtown Sacramento in 2013, but he's be creating custom looks for his clients since 2003. Some of Sactown's best dressed men owe their style to Ryan. At R. Douglas Custom Clothier, clients can customize their suits starting from style and fit, to fabric and even the tiniest details like button treatment and thread

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#DreamersWelcome: Randy Paragary

By at July 25, 2014 | 0 Comment

Randy Paragary has been feeding Sacramento's appetite for good food for over 15 years. And he has made major investments on the Grid and was one of the pioneers in K Street's revitalization with Esquire Grille. With 8 locations in the Sacramento Region and 5 different concepts, he's learned how to thrive and adapt to the ever changing restaurant business. According to

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101 Pounds of Fun at South Pacific

By at July 23, 2014 | 0 Comment

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South Pacific, a Rodgers and Hammerstein classic,  features some of the most beautiful music ever composed for theatre.  Love transcends both the harsh realities of war and social stereotypes in this sweeping tale that won a Pulitzer Prize and 10 Tonys. With performances of “Some Enchanted Evening,” “Bali Ha’i,” & “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta

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Concerts in the Park | July 25: Meet the Band: The Brodys| Jeremy Briggs| The Kimberly Trip| Pointdexter | DJ Oasis + InkdUp

By at July 21, 2014 | 0 Comment

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Join us as we say so long, farewell to the 2014 season of Concerts in the Park with The Brodys. Check out who will be playing alongside The Brodys this Friday. The Brodys Performing catchy pop/rock songs since 1994, you never know what to expect when The Brodys are in town. They are known for going above and beyond during their shows – at one show they brought a fake

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Concerts in the Park | July 18: Meet the Band: !!!| Sea Legs| Saint Solitaire | Shaun Slaughter

By at July 14, 2014 | 0 Comment

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There are only two more weeks of Concerts in the Park! !!! This weeks headliner, !!! will keep you in a funky dance mood combining house beats with sinewy baselines, psychedelic guitar and simple lyrics.  Their unique name leads to much discussion but let’s make it clear -  no, you cannot call this week’s headliner exclamation mark exclamation mark exclamation

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Music Circus Does it Again

By at July 11, 2014 | 0 Comment

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  Using a little bit of discipline, a spoonful of sugar and a whole lot of magic, the quintessential nanny, Mary Poppins, reacquaints the Banks family with the things that really matter in life.  Like The Little Mermaid at Music Circus in 2012, this Disney classic is fun for all ages.  With “Chim Chim Cher-ee,” “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,”

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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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