Reno Blog

Reno isn't called the Biggest Little City for nothing. While it's true that you can get to the airport in less than a half-hour from just about any place in town, it's also true that there is more going on here than you can imagine, let alone keep track of.  So in order to stay up on all of the latest events and activities, don't miss our timely and informative Reno blog. On a weekly basis, a Truckee Meadows insider will give you the background information on all your favorite goings-on and clue you in to new opportunities to get out and about. Forget about the Reno of yesteryear, when gambling was the main focus of the area and people came here in order to get a divorce. These days, participation opportunities abound whether you are a footloose and fancy-free Millennial, a parent trying to find something to catch the interest of kids or teens or someone just coming into the prime of your life. In fact, as you become a steady reader of the blog, you'll be amazed at how diversified the community has become over the past years, with something to offer all ages and all interests whether you've lived here forever or are visiting for the first time.

Reno Blog Posts

From Downtown to Midtown and from Boomtown to Victorian Square, we know you want to dive into Reno and Sparks, you want to hear about the latest festival down on the Truckee River or find out what celebrities are playing the showrooms! You need to hear about the outdoor activities that make our area a world-class destination area, each and every season of the year. And the only way to keep up with it all is to read the Reno blog!

Featured Blog

bushy poinsettia plant

You Know How to Say Nevada, but What About Poinsettia?

By Keith Rugg | Monday, December 20, 2021
December is a funny time of year because we’re done with the harvest, the temperatures are dropping and we’re beginning to get snow. Of all the seasons, this is when it seems that thoughts of plants and vegetation should be the furthest from our minds. And yet, for a sizeable percentage of the population, now is when... Read More
corned beef deli sandwich

Celebrating the Comfort Food of the Hometown Deli

By Keith Rugg | Thursday, December 16, 2021
Anybody hungry? The Truckee Meadows has some great comfort-food deli-style eateries. Photo at left: Pixabay. One of them is just down the street, past the Sundance Bookstore and a couple blocks west on California. The Rubicon Deli is one of a trio of sibling shops (the other two are located out in San Diego) and... Read More
rural mailboxes

Pitching in with a Helping Hand

By Keith Rugg | Wednesday, December 1, 2021
I don’t know about you, but through most of December, I was getting an average of about three or four charity solicitations per day, and that’s just what came in through the post office, it doesn’t even count the emails. I know there are some valid reasons for non-profit organizations to really work hard on their... Read More
hawaiian island cliffs and ocean

Bringing the Island Food Home to Reno

By Keith Rugg | Tuesday, November 30, 2021
You know that I love Reno. The Truckee Meadows. Tahoe. The High Sierra and the Great Basin. The West in general and Nevada in particular. But just because I love one particular place doesn’t mean I can’t have fond feelings for another particular place. Especially when the first particular place gets cold and the snow-... Read More
mt. rose skyline in winter

5 Fun Facts about Reno, the Truckee Meadows and Northern Nevada

By Keith Rugg | Thursday, November 18, 2021
Sometimes the best thing I can offer up for your reading pleasure is some simple, quirky and interesting trivia. Nothing too heavy, nothing that takes too much concentration. So without further ado, may I present … 5 Fun Facts about Reno, the Truckee Meadows and Northern Nevada. Photo at left: Pixabay, Sir Traffic. ... Read More
row of slot machines

Enjoying Reno's Resorts

By Keith Rugg | Thursday, November 11, 2021
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, we’re looking forward to showing 2021 to the door and welcoming in a new year. And tell you what, once the travel restrictions ease up and tourism is back on people’s minds, there is going to be a pent-up thirst for exactly the kind of vacations upon which the Biggest... Read More