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Keep Calm and Drink Tea: Explore this steeping movement in the Sierra

Americans have a fraught relationship with tea. We like to throw it in the ocean to make a point. But, in fact, tea is the second most consumed beverage worldwide, after water. It has been around for centuries to help with whatever ails you. It is both new and ancient, calming and invigorating, solitary and…

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Now Trending: What’s new this winter

Monumental Art The City of Reno is becoming a work of art. Muralists from around the world left their creative mark on the biggest little city during the Reno Mural Expo. Thirty-one new vacant walls and alleyways have turned into an outdoor art gallery, ready to explore. Art Spot Reno has great interactive online maps…

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Mark Your Calendars … Your Guide to events happening in Reno/Tahoe this winter!

There is never a shortage of events in Reno/Tahoe. Enjoy big game displays, festivals, wine and beer crawls, concerts and more! Make sure to mark your calendars and get your tickets to all of these winter events. January 25-28: Eagle & Agriculture, Carson Valley Calling all nature lovers, photographers and birders! Visit Carson Valley for an…

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Off-the-slope Winter Thrills

Staring at the white-capped mountains scraping the Sierra sky may inspire wonder, adventure … or the need to seek out other activities this winter. If barreling down a ski hill while strapped to the various contraptions built to carry you isn’t your thing, check out these other entertaining options this season. Hang with Heroes Between…

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Couples, Cuddles and Cocktails: How to find romance this season

You can feel the cool fall season falling over Lake Tahoe and when it does nothing sounds better than a cozy, cuddly and desirable date night. There are so many dreamy options when choosing how to spend a night with your loved one: Wine by a fire, a walk along the shore or even just…

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Natural Distractions: Unplug from everyday life at Sorensen’s Resort

Whether it’s listening to the chime of golden aspen leaves as I pass on my mountain bike or watching snowflakes blanket freshly drawn snowshoe tracks as we explore 165 acres of forested backcountry in the Sierra, Sorensen’s Resort is my chance to take in all the natural distractions. This is where locals go to unplug…

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All-Weather Fun: Shoulder season activities no matter the weather

    Shoulder season — aka autumn — around here means it can be 80 degrees one day, then snow the next. Sometimes that happens in the same day. So, do you hunker down at home and wait to see the sunlight, bundle up and tackle the temperatures, or plan to do something weatherproof indoors?…

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Spend Fall Fireside: Fend off the fall chill with fabulous fireside dining

Flickering firelight is entrancing. Whether for reflection or romance, the rhythm of dancing flames creates an unparalleled ambiance, one that hasn’t escaped restaurateurs the world over. Taking the glow of candles a step farther, many establishments in our region serve food and libations fireside. Here are several to warm up to this season. Quaint and…

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Now Trending: New finds this fall

Capital momentum No, Las Vegas is not the capitol of Nevada! Nestled between Lake Tahoe and Reno is the quaint yet eccentric Carson City, the official capitol of the Silver State. Over the last year, revitalization efforts have been incredible with finalized projects including the new I-580 Freeway extension. Not only is the commute from…

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Eagles & Agriculture in Carson Valley

Picture Wintertime in Carson Valley: A Photographer’s Paradise Picture the rugged, authentic American West. Soaring bald eagles, majestic wild mustangs, and snowy mountain peaks come to mind. There’s an icy stream and a working cowboy in view. That’s winter in Carson Valley, a destination that’s become a mecca for photographers, birders, and wildlife enthusiasts. From…

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Falling into Fall

Lake Tahoe is famous for its brilliant blue and green hues. During autumn, everything shines just a bit brighter when the colors of the Sierra seem to come to life. Gold, red and orange illuminate the forests and photographers enjoy the extra special treat of capturing the foliage of the season.   Michael Eadington is…

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Tahoe’s Finest Flambé: Harvey’s Lake Tahoe Celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the Legendary Sage Room steak house

Give yourself every excuse to taste Harvey’s Lake Tahoe’s signature menu with tableside service at The Sage Room. Starting now, this year-long anniversary celebration includes a 70th Anniversary special menu featuring entertaining table-side preparations. The selections are delicious, and the show is most memorable.   The Sage Room at Harvey’s has been a Tahoe landmark since…

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Mark your Calendars…Your guide to all the holiday happenings in Reno/Tahoe

  Make magical memories this holiday season in Reno/Tahoe. These are memories you’ll look back on forever and can be enjoyed by all ages! October 19 – 20: Truckee Haunted Historic Tour (Truckee) Get spooked during the Truckee Haunted Historic Tour with the scariest of stories filled with drama, history and even some witty humor.…

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Black Rock Clean

Smooth on thebuttery green mask. Feel as it begins to cool the minute it touches your skin. Wipe away to reveal refreshed, hydrated, beautiful skin. While this may sound like an ad for the next big beauty product engineered in a lab somewhere with a slew of ingredients designed to give your face that special…

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Natural Distractions: Unplug from everyday life at Sorensen’s Resort

Whether it’s exploring wildflower-filled trails in Hope Valley or taking a fly-fishing lesson in the West Fork of the Carson River, Sorensen’s Resort is my chance to take in all the natural distractions. This is where locals go to unplug and unwind from the hustle and bustle of life. This best-kept secret is tucked away…

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