As people stay home to do their collective part to flatten the curve, Sacramento’s once-busy streets, parks and freeways stand empty. These photos capture the eerie, temporary quiet.
Cole uses mixed media — watercolor, gouache, colored pencils and vinyl paint — to create vulnerable, delicate and harsh portraits that reflect the way women are viewed in art and society and how the artist digests it all.
Fitsom Studios shifted from fitness to pain and stress management in September 2019. In a culture where sitting and anxiety are part of daily life, the husband-and-wife team found that modalities like breathing techniques and myofascial massage were more valuable and relevant.
The success of Revolution Winery & Kitchen is a testament to retooling where necessary and sticking with what works in order to grow and thrive in Sacramento’s food and drink landscape.
Lisa Shelley is the owner and pharmacist of Corner Drug Co., which has operated in Woodland since the 1890s.
Micah Kearns is no stranger to mistakes, failures, snafus or rock bottoms. Life experience, along with a gentle demeanor that suggests he is the physical embodiment of a “safe space,” make him quite the fit as chapter organizer of F—up Nights Sacramento.
The Berkeley-based Fieldwork Brewing Company unveiled plans in January to expand in Sacramento, increasing the size of its taproom from 1,400 to 4,900 feet.
“If you had told me 30 years ago I would be a professional photographer, I’d be professionally working with dogs, I would have laughed,” Halbert says. “Now that I’m here, this is the only place I should be.”
While the general American drinking public prefers lagers over ales, craft breweries often give these cold-fermented brews the cold shoulder. Yet some area brewers believe the balance is starting to shift.
Sparrow 5 owner Marsha Taylor, who has a background in interior design and art, has operated her 2,100-square-foot shop in Roseville for seven years. Besides selling furniture and home accessories, Sparrow 5 carries the work of more than 70 local artists.