About Us

Do you own a small local business in the
Central City or Arden?… Join the Grid!

Downtown Grid – Sacramento Contacts:

Main Office
3112 O Street # 19
Sacramento, CA 95816

Office (916) 455-0460
Direct (916)  410-6168
info@downtowngrid.com

Rebecca Sykes, Central City Manager
(916) 410-6168
rebecca@downtowngrid.com

Julia Seebach, Co-founder
(916) 595-8850
julia@downtowngrid.com

Leslie Anthony,  Technical Support
leslie@downtowngrid.com

DowntownGrid is now on Twitter!

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 Downtown Grid Recent Awards

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sacramento.downtowngrid.com  voted
Best Local Sacramento Website
!
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

 

Downtown Grid was Awarded Small Business Member ’08
by the Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber.


ABOUT US

Downtown Grid started in 2004 and was inspired by the rich combination of independent businesses and local culture, arts, music and events of the Sacramento City.

Whether you are a visitor or resident of the Sacramento region, we hope that this site serves as a useful guide to Sacramento’s Central City. Find shops, restaurants, nightlife, events, coupons, ArtWalk information and local services all within the Central City.

How We Got Started: downtowngrid.com was started in 2004, when Julia Seebach and her now husband Scott Smithline moved to Sacramento from the Bay Area.  Living away from the Central City, Julia tripped into Midtown and went home excitedly to show Scott online.  There was a lack of information about Midtown and its abundance of independent boutiques and restaurants.  After seeing Midtown with his own eyes, Scott and Julia picked up and moved to the heart of it.  As a graphic design student at Sacramento State University, Julia developed a community directory with profiles of small businesses that she and Scott hoped to turn into a viable business. The Grid maps were developed to complement the online directory and a viable business was in the works.

Six years into the model, sacramento.downtowngrid.com has become the best online resource for the Central City. On the ground, The Grid Maps are the most popluar local guides for shopping and dining in the area – and they are distributed to over 350 locations around town.

Enjoy our site and our local map guides.

-The Grid Team

Building Community… “I live and work in midtown/downtown Sacramento and I absolutely love sacramento.downtowngrid.com! I visit your website often (at least 3-4 days per week) mostly to find new places for lunch, but for other businesses and services as well. I have also recommended your site to almost all of my friends and co-workers and they all seem to enjoy it as well. I just wanted to say thank you for providing a great directory of such a wide variety of local businesses! Thank you, thank you, thank you!” ~Carren Christensen

downtowngrid.com in the news…

“Small Business Member of 2008”
downtowngrid was awarded 2008 Small Business Member of 2008 by Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber. See blog for details.

“Best of Sacramento” by News & Review
downtowngrid.com: Winner of Best of Sacramento by News & Review for best Sacramento website since 2005.

See our blog for more articles

FOLLOW US

The Virgin Sturgeon Floating restaurant on the Sacramento River. Open for lunch & dinner daily and breakfast on the weekends. Beautiful sunset dinner right here. 1577 Garden Hwy http://tinyurl.com/gsdnuhk

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Tapa the World Serving Sacramento for 25+ years! Spanish and World Cuisine, open late nights, Spanish Classical & Flamenco Guitar. 2115 J St. https://tinyurl.com/zl7luc6

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Super Pan Teppanyaki, noodle soups, hot pot, ramen, teppan pasta bowls, boba tea and much more! Bring your family and friends and dine with us! Downtown at 900 15th St. https://tinyurl.com/y8u7xaes

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Your premiere art and framing supplier University Art - Begin the new season with an art journal - like secret treasure where you can play, practice, and create with abandon – and it’s just for you. Snag your spot for Jennifer Keller's Art Journaling Workshop on Friday, March 29th from 11-4. See website for more events. 2601 J St. https://tinyurl.com/hymuzk7

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