Articles Tagged ‘downtown’

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

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...

Girls Night Out in Reno

Girls Night Out in Reno November 8, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
The ladies can have fun by themselves in the Biggest Little City just like the men. There are numerous events, bars, restaurants and nightclubs that are friendly to women and offer specials on drinks, food and other libations. So, no matter what night you decide to hit the town here are a few places...

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...

Top Five Reno Bars

Top Five Reno Bars January 17, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
The Reno bar culture is hopping with bars of all different flavors. Local bars are the most popular with Renoites usually sticking to their favorites. Many of these are within a walking distance to the downtown area, so they are easy to access. A few of these bars serve signature drinks and some even...

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...

Crawlin’ Along Downtown: Reno Beer Crawls

Crawlin’ Along Downtown: Reno Beer Crawls December 24, 2010 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
The 2010 Reno Santa Pub Crawl on December 11 attracted over 3,000 festive revelers. That’s a lot of red and white! Over the past few years, Reno has become the place to be for various beer crawls that take participants to local bars and pubs in the downtown area. These include regular beer crawls...

Reno Rink on the River

Reno Rink on the River December 17, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Reno Rink on the River opened up over the Thanksgiving holiday and is one of the most popular activities downtown during the holiday season. The rink is on the location of the former Mapes Hotel right on the Truckee River. The rink operates every day when the weather permits until February 21, 2011....

Catch the Sierra Spirit

Catch the Sierra Spirit December 14, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
For visitors and locals, the city of Reno has a free bus available that runs along the downtown corridor from the riverside Arts District up to the University of Nevada. The Sierra Spirit runs every day, including holidays, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a schedule of every 10 minutes. The bus takes...