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Reno Outdoor Recreation

Reno Outdoor Recreation April 30, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
All year long, Reno is a center for outdoor recreation. From the mountains and the rivers to the lakes and the desert, there is a multitude of outdoor sports to choose from in the Biggest Little City. Some of them (like fly fishing) can even be done downtown on the Truckee River. Photo by RenoTahoe

Reno’s Public Art

Reno’s Public Art April 29, 2012 | What's New | Read More
The City of Reno has a nice selection of public art scattered around the town. From graphic murals to statues of colorful fish, the city (which becomes Artown during the month of July) has been adding in more displays of art every year. Photo by Christina Nellemann

Reno’s 10 Best Hikes

Reno’s 10 Best Hikes April 17, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Reno is a natural place to take a hike. The city is surrounded by mountains on all sides and any level hiker will be able to experience high mountain desert and sagebrush or alpine meadows, waterfalls and lakes. Animal life such as coyotes, squirrels, bears and birds are also abundant in these hiking...

Reno is Artown

Reno is Artown April 9, 2012 | Events | Read More
During the month of July, the city of Reno becomes Artown. This month-long celebration of art, theater and dance features hundreds of events for all ages…most of them free. Photo by shortCHINESEguy/Flickr

Reno Food Truck Fridays

March 22, 2012 | Events, Food | Read More
Fridays in Reno have just gotten a bit more delicious…on wheels. The very popular food truck trend has skyrocketed in the Biggest Little City and the city will be celebrating this spring, summer and fall with Food Truck Fridays. These weekly events will take place at the old CitiCenter site on...

Reno Brothels

Reno Brothels February 22, 2012 | Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
There are approximately 28 brothels in Nevada, the only state in the U.S. that has legalized prostitution. Two of the most famous brothels in the state (and maybe the world) are located just outside of Reno and Nevada’s capital, Carson City. In Nevada, legal brothels are not allowed in counties...

Nevada Discovery Museum (not just for kids)

Nevada Discovery Museum (not just for kids) January 27, 2012 | What's New | Read More
A group of small children were busily playing in the flowing water of the Truckee Connects interactive watershed, one of the exhibits at the Nevada Discovery Museum. A young mother came over to one of the boys to tell him it was time to open his birthday presents. Without looking up he forcefully told...

10 Off the Beaten Path Things to Do in Reno/Lake Tahoe

10 Off the Beaten Path Things to Do in Reno/Lake Tahoe December 20, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Anyone can go to a casino buffet, ski the slopes of Lake Tahoe or go to a special event downtown, but look just beyond the typical tourist things to do you and you will find that Reno and Lake Tahoe offer a wide range of off-beat and fun things to do for the whole family. Hang gliding or a stream train...

Five Best Desserts in Reno

Five Best Desserts in Reno December 8, 2011 | What's New | Read More
When the weather in the mountains starts to get cold, one of the best ways to warm up is with a cup of coffee or tea and a sweet dessert. Reno has several great coffee shops, caf├ęs, bakeries and restaurants where you can get a wide range of chocolatey, creamy and decadent desserts. Here are the top...

Shop Local in Reno

Shop Local in Reno November 28, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Pickled Tink Now that the craziness of Black Friday has ended, take what you have saved and do some shopping at some of your local merchants. There are some great local shops in the Reno area to get that perfect holiday gift. The prices are great and you will be helping out a local store that can really...
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