April 14, 2015 ESC CONSTRUCTION Updates, as of April 14, 2015, include the following: Continued installation of the arena’s structural steel. Installation and welding of the metal deck for the arena and practice facility. Continued demolition of building structures on the 5th Street bridge. Installation of rebar and preparation for the elevated concrete deck pour at the practice facility. Milestones include pouring the first elevated concrete deck at the practice facility. Picture of the week (Source: City of Sacramento): LATEST NEWS Sacramento Kings announce Kimpton as operator of new Downtown Plaza hotel (Sactown Magazine, 04/12/15) Kimpton chain will operate Sacramento Kings’ downtown hotel (Sacramento Bee, 04/13/15) Opinion: Sacramento suit against the arena is taking money from your wallet (Sacramento Bee, 04/12/15) Sacramento hotels still on a roll: Surge continues into 2015 (Sacramento Business Journal, 04/13/15) Sacramento County approves $3 million for downtown streetcar project (Sacramento Bee, 04/7/15) DOWNTOWN AND OLD SACRAMENTO EVENTS Chefs’ Olive Mix (131 J Street, 916-706-3105) Chefs’ Olive Mix is an extraordinary specialty store where you can taste and mix 7 of the most Ultra Premium Single Cultivar Extra Virgin Olive Oils, 16 Fused & Infused Olive Oils, 18 Dark Balsamics, 15 White Balsamics, 3 Specialty Vinegars and 5 Gourmet Oils. Visit us at our original location in Historic Old Sacramento or drop by our new store at 1019 L Street across from the Capitol Park. (Facebook, Twitter) April 14, 2015 Chocolate Week in Old Sacramento! Get ready to enjoy chocolate in so many delicious ways at the first-ever Old Sacramento Chocolate Week on May 4-10! Chocolate lovers of all ages are invited to visit Old Sacramento to experience a variety of delicious and delectable chocolate-related activities throughout the historic district all week long. For a full list of events, visit http://godowntownsac.com/announcements/old-sacramento-chocolateweek/. River City Brewing Company (545 Downtown Plaza Suite 1115, 916-447-2739) Enjoy the spring weather on the River City Brewing Company patio with a $2.50 pint on Wednesday evening from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free shuttle connects the Downtown Plaza to Old Sacramento. The shuttle runs on Friday (5 p.m. - 9 p.m.), Saturday (10 a.m. - 9 p.m.) and Sunday (11 a.m. - 7 p.m.), with stops on 4th/K Street, 2nd/K Street and 2nd/I Street. #POWERFORWARD Don't miss a minute of the action! Click any of the links below to stay up-to-date on the ESC progress: ESC Website. Sign up for email alerts. Follow the action on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Interactive map of the site including barricades, open businesses and access points. Construction fact sheet featuring parking garages and the recycling of materials. Live cams showing various vantage points of the ESC. 24/7 Turner Construction Project Hotline at 916-741-ESC2 (3722). City of Sacramento’s Traffic Alerts. Email sign-up.
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