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!

Cup of soft serve ice cream on outdoor table

Ready for a Blizzard in Reno?

By Keith Rugg | Monday, September 7, 2020
News came out last week that Dairy Queen is going to add a handful of franchise locations to the Reno/Carson area over the next few years. “Huh,” I said to myself, “do they really think the market needs more DQ ice cream shops? I think we’re fairly full up as it is.…” So you can imagine my surprise to learn that the... Read More
disc golf chain basket

Reno Disc Golf from North to South

By Keith Rugg | Monday, August 31, 2020
A couple of weeks ago I posted about the state of disc golf down in the Carson area and was going to follow up with a survey of the courses here in the Reno area, but I got sidetracked by the smoke. Better late than never, let’s take a look at the offerings here in the local neck of the woods for those who like to... Read More
books on a shelf

Readin' in Reno

By Keith Rugg | Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Especially in the summertime, I like to post about the fun stuff there is to do in the great out of doors. But with the particulates rating red-lining on the air quality index due to wildfire smoke, I thought this week might be a good time to just close the windows and hunker down inside with a good book. And what... Read More
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