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Weekend binge drinking the classy way

State Hornet Staff

May 1, 2014

Restaurants are packed on the weekends with groups consuming bottomless mimosas, typically before 2 p.m. What once was looked down on as an alcoholics activity, drinking mid-morning is now embraced and should be improved on by local restaurants.  Restaurants cater to a crowd of diverse individuals ...

Painting lessons and cocktails offered together at Paint Nite events

Kelly Tao

April 10, 2014

An innovative concept that combines painting and drinking cocktails is trending in local Sacramento bars.Co-founded by Dan Hermann, Paint Nite is a new social activity that is hosted in bars throughout the country.According to Paint Nite’s website, the painting events are about making art accessible to...

Sacramento’s 5th annual Beer Week continues until Sunday

Kelly Tao

March 7, 2014

Sacramento Beer Week has been going strong, as many restaurants and bars are actively participating in the celebration this year, which began last week and ends Sunday. Since 2010, the Northern California Brewer’s Guild has put on the event that appreciates Sacramento’s love for beer, as it brings ...

UC Davis tops women’s gymnastics in Causeway matchup

State Hornet Staff

January 31, 2014

Rivalries are never easy to lose, but a win is not deserved unless the victory is earned.The Sacramento State women’s gymnastics team defeated themselves, 195.500-193.575, with countless errors in a head-to-head competition tonight against UC Davis in The Pavilion.This is the second out of three regular-sea...

Hook and Ladder serves fresh drinks, sweet treats

Sammie Moreno

December 11, 2013

Dressed up with fabric ceilings and vintage furniture, the hipster yet romantic set up at Hook and Ladder Manufacturing Company gathers an array of locals strolling down midtown.Located on 17th and S streets, the Midtown eatery opened its doors late 2012. Owners Jon Modrow and Kimio Bazett also run the p...

Local bar gets the party started for college students

Kaitlin Sansenbach

October 16, 2013

Barwest provides a fun atmosphere for all types of people, but the typical demographic attracted is the college crowd at Sacramento State.Barwest plays into the “Animal House” idea by appealing to college students by giving them what they want: high alcohol-content drinks, greasy and inexpensive food...

Pour House serving up classic drinks at the Prohibition-style bar

The Bloody Mary from Pour House ranked No. 2 nationally for its mix in 2012.

Sammie Moreno

September 18, 2013

After a long stressful day, a refreshing beer or cocktail is always satisfaction to the lips.Pour House in Midtown offers locals an extensive list of whiskey, beer, specialty cocktails, house-made syrups and Preservation & Co. preserves, made and created the gastropub’s general manager Jason Poole...

New cup and straw design detects invisible date-rape drugs in drinks

New cup and straw design detects invisible date-rape drugs in drinks

Natalie Gray

September 17, 2013

Imagine feeling safer at every bar you walk into, knowing some pervert can’t slip you an undetected date rape drug. Soon a seemingly simple plastic cup and straw design will revolutionize the bar scene and hopefully help reduce the number of sexual assaults involving alcohol. The Center for Women ...