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Summer means shades, at Sacramento’s signature Kimpton Sawyer Hotel

Kimpton Sawyer, run by GM Nikki Carlson, has a summer-long sunglasses promotion.  Stay at the 250-key hotel, in Sacramento CA, and you get a complimentary selection of sun eyewear to try (best room, by the way, is the 1,291 sq ft Penthouse Suite, which comes with a dining table for eight, a soaking spa tub, and a private balcony).  The hotel is owned by JMA Ventures, which also owns Sacramento’s NBA team, the Sacramento Kings.  JMA Ventures is run by Vivek Ranadivé, and early investors were shoe designer Adrienne Maloof and her brother George Maloof, whose grandfather emigrated from Lebanon: the Maloof family has also invested heavily in Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas.