OK, Mr. Self-Described Grid finally spent a weekend in Sacramento. I'm not exactly sure, but I do believe it was my first full weekend here since early June - nice town, I must say.
But pretty quiet! Honestly, downtown Sacramento on the weekend, during a hot summer, is a ghost town, at least during the day. But I'm told the French Film Festival drew good crowds. Still, the Concert in the Park - my first of the summer, I am shocked to say - wasn't exactly hoppin', and I can't say that the bands were much to speak of. I did like Red Host, though...an arch sort of grungy post-pop that was ear-catching.
And I went to the premier of the new B Street show, "Jack Goes Boating," which was fun.
Otherwise, it was hanging around Land Park, at a party and under the GF's orange tree. Extremely lazy, and extremely rewarding. Ah, the simple things. Nice to know there are things to do when the money runs low.
I took photos of this building at 14th and R, which I've been riding past on my way to Naked Lounge on occasion, and have meant to blog about - always "meaning" to blog - so I took some pictures. But what is the plan for this? I'm hearing "retail," but that hardly narrows it down. What's going in here, anyone? They're doing a beautiful job, and more traffic, foot and otherwise, will be nice in the still-lonely R Street Corridor.
So, what's the word on this place?