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Romantic Rendezvous: Date ideas that will make your heart melt.

The Sierra is inherently charming. With vast snow-topped peaks dotted with stunning scenery, a vibrant mecca hosting activities galore, and some truly scrumptious eateries, this is the place to sweep your love away for an amorous adventure. Whether you find yourself in Lake Tahoe, Reno or beyond, here are a few date night itineraries that…

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There’s No Place Like Home — Winter Edition

A tribute to the places in Reno/Tahoe that we miss dearly. In our Fall 2018 issue, I divulged a bit about my family and our adventure living in Kansas in a travel trailer with a two year old while my husband attends Army Command and General Staff College. (Phew, that’s a mouthful. My apologies, dear…

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Mark Your Calendars…Your guide to fun winter happenings in Reno/Tahoe.

There is never a shortage of events in Reno/Tahoe. Enjoy festivals, wine and beer events, and more! Make sure to mark your calendars and get your tickets to all of these wintry events. January 24 – 27: Eagles & Agriculture, Carson Valley Calling all nature lovers, photographers and birders! Visit Carson Valley for an opportunity…

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Ruth’s Chris Steak House sizzles at Silver Legacy Resort Casino

Downtown Reno’s newest fine dining restaurant brings signature sizzle, modern elegance and legendary service to the Biggest Little City In true Ruth’s Chris fashion, the upscale collection of local steakhouses today revealed its newest restaurant with a sizzling “steak cutting” celebration. The first in northern Nevada, Ruth’s Chris Steak House is set to become a signature dining…

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Jump Around: Fly high and get some air with these area attractions!

From the time you’re just a wee little one, the thrill of catching air and the tickle in you stomach is something most folks absolutely love. If you’re one of those adrenaline junkies looking for the breezes from high in the Sierra, then you’re in luck because we have some activities that will surely make…

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New Gaming: Fun ways to get your game on! 

Casino gaming has been around for so long, but new forms of gaming have popped up everywhere in Reno/Tahoe. Nowadays people want more when they go out, they like the challenge of an escape room, an arcade with a bar or themed events including trivia night. Here’s a look at some new places to play!…

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Fall for Flannel

Fall is the season for snuggling. Get out and start shopping for flannel — the coziest fabric —  and other closet must haves commemorating the season.   Tahoe squared Taking an afternoon to spend shopping is one thing, but to feel really spoiled you have to head to the Village Center Tahoe. This tourist and local…

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Autumn Getaways: Escape to these nearby areas for a fun-filled fall.

Summer went by in a flurry of activity, and now, as the fall colors emerge and winter looms, you’re pining for a getaway. There are plenty of easy, entertaining and relaxing autumn sojourns to explore right here in the Reno/Tahoe region that require no lengthy travel times, and often offer some good shoulder season deals.…

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Costume Capers for Fall

Part of this season’s fun are the opportunities to transform yourself and head out on the town with other costume-clad celebration seekers. Whether you’re looking to be wicked, whimsical or wondrous, here are several area places to find your alternate persona, plus some ideas on where to show it off. Arrrrrrr you ready for costume…

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Chugga Chugga Choo Choo: Explore the railways of Reno/Tahoe

Steeped in rich locomotive history, the Sierra has long been crossed with railroad tracks and dotted with depots. During your visit, explore the popular transportation of centuries past with a few fun outings. First, let’s review a quick history lesson. In the late 1800s, the Nevada-California-Oregon railway began construction of a track that would move…

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Taco Time

Tacos are life! I saw that on a shirt a while back and couldn’t agree more. Aren’t tacos the best? I mean, we have traditional street tacos, jazzed up and fancy tacos, fish tacos … the list goes on and on. And, I’ll happily devour the tortilla-wrapped goodness from many local establishments that are doing…

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Up In Smoke! A savory taste of Southern barbecue in the Sierra Copy

Southern barbecue has a long and proud tradition. There are several styles of Southern barbecue, each named for their region of origin, that garner as much loyalty and rivalry as professional baseball teams. You may want to avoid putting a Carolina sauce on a brisket in Texas, for example. But thankfully, food traditions migrate. Here…

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Up In Smoke! A savory taste of Southern barbecue in the Sierra

Southern barbecue has a long and proud tradition. There are several styles of Southern barbecue, each named for their region of origin, that garner as much loyalty and rivalry as professional baseball teams. You may want to avoid putting a Carolina sauce on a brisket in Texas, for example. But thankfully, food traditions migrate. Here…

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Meat Matters

What’s a summer without a grill, and what’s a grill without a flame-licked steak or sausage? In South Lake Tahoe, we are fortunate to have among us one of those rare specimens, the traditional butcher shop. Overland Meat & Seafood Co. has been family owned for over 30 years, and, while you could fetch a…

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Go Parking: Explore California and Nevada’s state parks this summer

When summer comes to the Reno/Tahoe area, my favorite activities happen outside. Hiking, camping, swimming, exploring, adventuring and lounging are best experienced with sunshine, fresh air, friends and a hefty dose of SPF. State parks can be an epicenter for all of the above, and luckily more than 20 parks are a 45-minute drive or…

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