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!

space whale sculpture in downtown reno

Reno is STILL Artown

By Keith Rugg | Tuesday, August 18, 2020
The news about the de-installation of the Space Whale sculpture from downtown got me to thinking about how much art we have locally, even when we're not in the middle of one of the nation's coolest arts festivals. Reno’s annual Artown celebration has grown to hold quite a position in the local community since it came... Read More
berries and vegetables at a farmers market

From Farm to Market

By Keith Rugg | Tuesday, August 11, 2020
The Reno area has strong farming and agriculture roots and what better way to recognize that heritage than with Local Food Week, a celebration of folks and food right here in our neck of the woods? In a nod to the times in which we live, this year’s event mixes several virtual and online activities in with the onsite... Read More
books on library shelf

Booking Through the Truckee Meadows

By Keith Rugg | Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Upsy-downsy, yessy-noesy, opensy-closey. It’s some crazy times we’re living through. Sometimes it makes you just want to hunker down at home with a good book and not poke your head out until everything settles down. Good thing Washoe County has an extensive library system, right? Here’s a look at what’s available... Read More
glass and bottle of beer

Back to the Breweries

By Keith Rugg | Tuesday, July 28, 2020
A while back, my friend and colleague, Bryan Akerly, posted in the blog space to take us on a tour of some of the hot local breweries that he considered to be a part of the the Reno Renaissance of the past several years. To my mind, beer is a nice way to celebrate the good in life, to help keep one’s spirits up and to... Read More
hot springs water running through river rocks

High Country Hot Springs

By Keith Rugg | Tuesday, July 21, 2020
One of my favorite summer memories of Nevada is from a few years ago when we climbed into the car and made our way into the state’s interior. We explored the so-called ghost town of Unionville and then popped over to Kyle Hot Springs. This hot springs is Nevada to the core, with some old cattle watering tubs... Read More