Posts Tagged ‘Reno’

Celebrate the American West with the art and song

The Nevada Museum of Art, Donald W. Reynolds Center for the Visual Arts, E. L. Wiegand Gallery recently opened an exhibition that pays homage to one of the twentieth century’s greatest American artists. Drawn from the collections of Bruce C. Paltenghi and Dr. Richard  Paltenghi, Maynard Dixon: The Paltenghi Collections features drawings and paintings by…

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Sweet Confections

I have always had the biggest sweet tooth. My fondness for sugary treats is something I definitely got from my dad and I have no shame in admitting it. This is why I was so excited to share all my favorite places to go when I have those cravings for chocolate, ice cream, cakes and…

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Snow, sleet or shine: Make the best out of your wintertime Reno/Tahoe day

With the arid high desert and alpine terrain, the weather can go from balmy to blustery within the matter of a few hours. Here you’ll find some great activities keeping the ever-changing forecast in mind. Blizzardly pastimes The days that locals adore, when Mother Nature means business your best bet is to stay indoors. Luckily…

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Game Day Deals: Watch some football and get some good grub this season

  It’s that time of the year again, EAT, SLEEP, FOOTBALL! Born and raised in the Bay Area, I’ve been a lifelong football fan. There are so many awesome bars, lounges and casinos that have touchdown deals in Reno/Tahoe. Here are some of my game day picks that will surely leave you cheering long after…

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Big Museum in the Biggest Little City

  True to its moniker, despite being a “little” city, Reno does things bigger. The Discovery in downtown Reno follows this formula representing a hands-on science center that is monumental for the region. With 67,000 square feet of galleries, exhibits and labs, The Discovery offers visitors of all ages a chance to explore everything from…

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Your Style of Shopping: Centers and stores fit for every personality

  If you’re like me, I tend to match my clothing and decor with my mood and the season. I can switch from happy, crisp colors to cool and calm depending on the vibe. There are several great stores and shops in Reno/Tahoe that embrace these individual styles with goods, clothes and adornments for every…

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Take It to the Track

“It felt like I was in the movie The Fast and the Furious!” This was how my teen nephew described his first race around the track at Need 2 Speed. And I couldn’t agree more. If I were to recount my first time in the driver’s seat, I’d have to tell you a new competitive…

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Spooky Sierra Haunt

Nevada has seen its fair share of gold rush towns left deserted with nothing but tumbleweed blowing down empty (and spooky) streets. The Reno/Tahoe region has many places that will give you goosebumps and leave you coming back for more. Take a haunted tour with us through historical bars, hotels that you can never leave,…

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Family Fun Days

Reno/Tahoe is a one-of-a-kind destination that has something for everyone in your family to enjoy! Take advantage of these adventures sure to create lasting memories. Wheeled Fun Get ready for heart-pumping fun the whole family can enjoy. At Need 2 Speed, their electric indoor karts reach speeds up to 45 miles per hour. Race your…

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Summer’s Favorite Hour!

It’s the hottest time of day and you’re winding down from a morning of exploring Reno/Tahoe, but where do you go? The area is full of one-of-a-kind restaurants and bars, and what better time is there to get a taste — or a sip — of these incredible places than during happy hour. Take full…

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Tilting the Basin reveals a Nevada state of mind

Last week, the Nevada Museum of Art, Donald W. Reynolds Center for the Visual Arts, E. L. Wiegand Gallery opened an exhibition that surveys Nevada’s contemporary art scene. An explosion of color and media, Tilting the Basin: Contemporary Art of Nevada showcases innovative work by 34 artists living and working across Nevada today, from Las…

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Dive into Reno/Tahoe’s Art Scene: Do it, view it, prove it

By definition, art is a direct reflection of human creative expression. Art allows your imagination to wander and provides opportunities for humans to interact and connect together. Our beautiful region plays home to a thriving art scene with so many amazing opportunities to check out. Here’s some inspiration to finding your inner artist. Do it Who doesn’t…

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Mark Your Calendar…Your guide to the hottest summertime events in Reno/Tahoe

It’s summer in Reno/Tahoe. That means the sun is out and it’s time to explore all those outdoor adventures you’ve waited for. There are so many fun events going on throughout these summer months, check out some of our favorites. Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival: July 10 – August 23 (Tahoe) Enjoy extraordinary entertainment at the…

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The Right Souvenir: Italian Hearts Pasta Sauce

Looking to take home that perfect memento to celebrate your time in the Sierras? Well, we might have just the item … Pasta sauce made with love from the sweetest local Italian couple, Val and Papa Sal Gray. Italian Hearts Pasta Sauce tells the story of how a little perseverance and support from those who…

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A Bridge Across the Eras

In 1861, when Myron C. Lake first built a small hotel adjacent to the Virginia Street Bridge to provide shelter and feed passing travelers and teamsters, he probably didn’t expect food and libations to still be flowing within its walls. Today, more than 150 years later, that is exactly what’s happening. This spring, a ribbon…

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The Perfect Pair: Two-for-one experiences in Reno/Tahoe

  Reno and Tahoe are often referred to as the perfect pair. You can enjoy activities in the beautiful mountains in the morning followed by rolling those dice in a high-class casino at night. Within these two diverse communities, it’s no surprise that there are so many great two-for-one options. Two adventures, one location Some…

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Sounds of Spring! Local dining and live music scene

  You know how great the food and cocktails are in the Reno/Tahoe area, but are you looking for a little something extra? Perhaps it’s relaxing to the melody from a lounge piano while you sip your martini or maybe it’s amplified rock tunes to soundtrack your beer flight. If you’re looking for night of…

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Reno Sports: Root, Root, Root, for the Home Team!

For the avid sports fan, there are a lot of options in the Biggest Little City. Aside from the leagues they play in, there’s nothing minor about the experience you’ll have watching any of our home teams including the Reno Aces, Reno Bighorns or Nevada Wolf Pack. Offering hours of action-packed entertainment, great food and…

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