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!

Date Night Reno

By Bryan Akerley | Wednesday, February 7, 2018
It seems like just yesterday the new year began, and yet here we are at Valentine’s Day 2018. Valentine’s Day is a strange holiday; it’s loved by some, hated by others and shrugged off by everyone else. I think it has something to do with the idea that this date night, above all others, feels the most planned out,... Read More

The Kickoff: Super Bowl Events in Reno

By Bryan Akerley | Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Are you ready for some football? This Sunday the New England Patriots face off against the Philadelphia Eagles in the biggest game in all of football. Super Bowl LII is here, and while citizens of Philadelphia and Boston will be taking it to the streets, we all the way on the West Coast just have a great game of... Read More

Chasing the Laughs: Live Comedy in Reno

By Bryan Akerley | Wednesday, January 24, 2018
I love comedy. I’m always checking out what new stand-up specials have hit HBO or Netflix, watching YouTube clips of my favorite comedians and listening to comedy podcasts. But watching these people vent about their lives and tell jokes on screen is one thing; watching them live is another entirely. There’s nothing... Read More

Reno's World of Wine

By Bryan Akerley | Wednesday, January 17, 2018
As I’ve written before, Reno these days is a food-lover’s paradise. In just a few short years, the city has matured into an extravagant yet quirky and eclectic culinary scene with craft breweries, distilleries and new dining establishments. The character of Reno is felt in its food. And as much as we love food, wine... Read More

The Great Reno Cannabis Crawl

By Bryan Akerley | Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Marijuana, cannabis, weed. Six months ago Nevada was one of the newest states to legalize the recreational use of cannabis, with medical dispensaries pivoting to become one-stop shops for multiple types of marijuana available to those 21 and older. For weeks, even months, the lines were out the door at each of Reno’s... Read More