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Hip, Artsy Heart Beats In Sacramento’s Midtown: ‘Grid’ Turning Into THE Place To Hang Out

MARRS, Press

By Spud Hilton
San Francisco Chronicle

It used to be the most you could say about Sacramento’s midtown was that it has pleasant, tree-canopied streets and row after row of Victorian-era homes, most remarkably well-preserved.


What used to be a cultural dead zone and excitement black hole between downtown and the burbs, however, quite suddenly has a hot, hip, walkable neighborhood at its heart, with dozens of stylish white-linen restaurants, of-the-moment boutique shops and galleries, and a sophisticated bohemian vibe not typically associated with, well, Sacramento.

It still has the trees and Victorians, but hardly anyone notices those anymore.

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