Social Hangs, By Mikaila Bird. If you’re looking for a great place to grab a drink and have some fun, then Reno/Tahoe aims to please. Interesting bars and restaurants with creative concepts are popping up everywhere!, Here’s a peek at some of the best spots to socialize, drink and play in the Sierra.
Getting in touch with arts in the Great Basin By Mikaila Bird Public art humanizes…
Surfs Up. Shred the gnar this summer! Perhaps you went surfing last year in Hawaii and now you’re in love, maybe you recently moved from SoCal, or you’ve lived in the area for years and always wanted to try it, lucky you surfing is in extreme pursuit by visitors in the high desert.
Get trendy with local brands and shops celebrating all things headwear. By Ashley Polan. Hats are everywhere. Look around, I bet you see someone rocking some headwear right now. Or, maybe you have one on! Hats are a great way to express yourself and show off your favorite team, a place you’ve visited or where you’re from.
A lineup of favorite free-flowing beverages in Reno/Tahoe. By Rae Matthews, Elevation Eats. Welcome to the draft, though this is not every college athlete’s dream, I’m referring to some tasty draught drinks right here in the Sierra. Beverages from the tap, of course, started with beer, and date back as far as the 17th century (possibly further). Originally, the beer was in wooden casks and gravity was the primary mode of conveyance.
Explore the region’s most interesting and out-of-the-box happenings. By Natasha Bourlin. Eclectic events dot the Sierra annually. Reflections of the area’s quintessential quirky character, they range from, “Wow, never seen that before … ” to, “I’ve always wanted to do that!” Get your dose of weird and wonderful at these annual gatherings.
Top Things To Do This Winter. By Jen Peng. The Reno/Tahoe area may be known as a winter wonderland, especially on a bluebird day after a snowfall. But sometimes it’s just too cold and blustery to get outdoors. Luckily, there are plenty of options, both indoors and out, to keep the whole family occupied no matter the weather outside.
Shopping For Summer Fashions – Summer tips and trends from area pros. By Natasha Bourlin. Each summer, wardrobes bloom like the colorful flowers outside. Since summertime shopping can seem overwhelming, this fashionable guide will share current trends and help you hunt down everything from haute couture to affordable attire this season.
A savory taste of Southern barbecue in the Sierra. By Rae Matthews, Elevation Eats. Southern barbecue has a long and proud tradition. There are several styles of Southern barbecue, each named for their region of origin, that garner as much loyalty and rivalry as professional baseball teams. You may want to avoid putting a Carolina sauce on a brisket in Texas, for example. But thankfully, food traditions migrate. Here in the Sierra, you can sample all the Southern flavors right at your fingertips (or, should we say on your fingertips?).
Where to relax on the water this summer. By Natasha Bourlin. Cool water beckons on hot summer days. With many opportunities to drift your days away in the area, let the season float by blissfully at any of these refreshing area waterways.