Sacramento Through The Eyes of a New Yorker-You may be Surprised


SACRATOMATOVILLE POST

We have long said Sacramentians have a poor view of  their city.   Here is a view from the East Coast.

36 Hours in Sacramento

By Beth Greenfield -New York Times -November 1,2009

DESPITE California’s fiscal crisis, Sacramento has no deficit of quirky cultural offerings. Situated at the confluence of the Sacramento and American Rivers, this capital city has a gentle, small-town charm, with a strong theater tradition, delightful new restaurants and a vibrant art scene. It also has a wealth of greenery — residents proudly claim more trees per capita than any city in the world besides Paris. It’s enough to make you forget about the state’s yawning budget gap.

Friday

4 p.m.
1) GRIN AND BEAR IT

Who says California’s capital is a mess? A stroll through the California State Capitol (10th and L Streets; 916-324-0333; www.capitolmuseum.ca.gov) — a neo-Classical confection of Corinthian and other classic columns…

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