Tag Archives: Broadway

My Sister’s House

My Sister’s House has been in Sacramento for 14 years, but many of us still don’t know it exists, as it is tucked away on its own just off Broadway and Riverside Boulevard in the Land Park area. I feel

Quick Lunch sign is a reminder of earlier times on Broadway

Many people who are familiar with the western end of Broadway recall seeing an old, small, neon sign above a building at 513 Broadway. And for those who enjoy local history, that sign, which reads, “Quick Lunch,” is a cherished

Mahogany celebrates 15 years of urban artistry

Poetry penetrates the soul, joggles status quo, exposes and enlightens our perspectives on everything from love to social injustice. We are not talking about polite rhyming lyrics that lull folks to sleep; we are talking about raw, guttural, spoken word

Sacramento Musical Dinner Theatre to make debut July 11-12

Note: This is part three of a three part series about 1970 John F. Kennedy High School graduate Steve Masone and his involvement with theatrical productions. This month marks a very special time for Steve Masone, the 1970 John F.

Tony and Anne Muljat celebrate 65 years of marriage

Today is a very special day for one of the most notable Sacramento Elks Lodge No. 6 members, Anthony M. “Tony” Muljat, and his wife, Anne (Buljan) Muljat. The couple is celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. During an interview at

KCRA Channel 3 first aired nearly six decades ago

Editor’s Note: This is part seven in a series about local people connected to the early days of television. The Sacramento area received its third television station – behind the original Channel 40 and Channel 10 – with the debut

‘Cap’n Mitch’ reminisces about his pre-TV cartoon host years

Editor’s Note: This is part one in a series about Mitch Agruss and other kiddie show hosts, who brought joy to many young television viewers in the Sacramento Valley. Although many years have passed since Mitch Agruss served as a

Broadway was once home to many used auto businesses

Long before there was such a thing as an auto mall, locals purchased their automobiles in specific designated sections of the Sacramento area. And one of the earliest of these areas was the Broadway district. For some people who have

Palomino Room served community for more than 40 years

Editor’s note: This is the ninth part of a series regarding the history of the “four corners” of Watt and El Camino avenues. The northwest corner of Watt and El Camino avenues has been home to a wide variety of

East Lawn Memorial Park’s establishment inspired by great flood of 1904

Editor’s Note: This is part two in a series about the rich history of and associated with East Sacramento’s award-winning East Lawn Memorial Park. For those who are familiar with Sacramento’s earlier years, it is no secret that floods influenced