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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

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...

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...

Pumpkins at Nevada Lynn Emporium

Pumpkins at Nevada Lynn Emporium September 30, 2011 | What's New | Read More
On your way back on Hwy. 395 North to Reno from South Lake Tahoe you will see what looks like a cute, yellow general store surrounded by friendly wooden bears, cigar Indians and maybe a moose or two. During the month of October the Nevada Lynn Emporium is also home to a large pumpkin patch and play area...

Haunted Places: Gold Hill Hotel

Haunted Places: Gold Hill Hotel September 19, 2011 | What's New | Read More
The Gold Hill Hotel near Virginia City is the oldest hotel in Nevada (built around 1862) and home to an excellent French restaurant, a bar, bookstore and several ghosts. The hotel has been refurbished and added on to, but the older part of the hotel also still has rooms available. Room Four is said to...

Reno on $50 a Day

Reno on $50 a Day July 19, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Visiting Reno, especially during the summer, can be a fun and fairly inexpensive trip. Hotel deals can usually be found from midweek into the weekend and getting around the city can be easy on the public bus system. Hotel deals can be found for around $30-$50 a night depending on the day and what events...

Reno River Festival

Reno River Festival April 26, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
The very popular Reno River Festival will be held at the Truckee River Whitewater Park in downtown Reno May 6-8, 2011. This event attracts nearly 40,000 people, and the Truckee Whitewater Park is known around the globe as one of the paddle sports industry’s top whitewater events. Because of...

Itty-Bitty Cars at the National Automobile Museum

Itty-Bitty Cars at the National Automobile Museum January 24, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
A few new bouncing bundles of joy have come to the National Automobile Museum in downtown Reno. “Quirky Rides” is the museum’s latest exhibit which features cars created by British customizer Andy Saunders and other designers. These cars are so cute you will want to take them home with...

Funky Reno

Funky Reno January 4, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
A few years ago Reno was voted one of the funkiest cities in the U.S. It’s true that Reno is an interesting mix of gaming, family activities and alternative lifestyles, but what exactly makes it funky? There are some hidden and unexpected little places in Reno that cater to oddball art, interesting...

Reno New Year’s Events

Reno New Year’s Events December 27, 2010 | Events, Hotels, What's New | Read More
New Year’s Eve events in Reno run the gamut from lavish to laid back. The biggest event will be the downtown fireworks show at midnight right underneath the famous Reno Arch. However, because it will probably be freezing cold, there are plenty of indoor events going on around downtown Reno and...
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