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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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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

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

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...

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...

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