Explore Reno/Tahoe’s past, present and future through the words of local authors. By Annie Flanzraich In his 1871 book, “Roughing It,” Mark Twain famously described Lake Tahoe as “surely the fairest picture the whole world affords.” Almost 75 years later, Walter Van Tilburg Clark called Reno the “city of trembling leaves,” in his novel of the same name. Reno/ Tahoe’s beauty and complexity have ignited the creativity of writers in all generations, so it would be impossible to list all of them in a single article. However, it is possible to recommend a few recent reads that capture the region’s history, spirit and imagination.
The best small plates in Reno/Tahoe by Jen Peng After a day enjoying the great adventures the area has to offer, there’s nothing better than celebrating your achievements with friends over a few drinks and some tasty bites. Sharing is caring, and here are my favorite picks for some of the best small plates, bites and appetizers in the Sierra.
Entertainment aplenty that won’t break the bank in the Sierra. By Jason Lopez Whether you want to catch an open mic night, do a little dancing or enjoy the arts, Reno/Tahoe is a mecca for inexpensive entertainment. Here are a few of my favorites you should definitely checkout!
Your guide to finding the perfect gift. By Holly Zynda. Whether for a special occasion or to commemorate your trip, here is our roundup of must-have products sold locally, so you can share the gift of Reno/Tahoe.
Quick and quaint regional escape ideas. By Natasha Bourlin. After the hectic summer pace, a leisurely regional getaway may be just the thing to ease you into autumn. Within about an hour’s drive, several charming towns welcome visitors with open arms, and a multitude of ways to keep entertained.
Explore the Sierra with fun for the little ones. By Heidi Bethel. For the first 15 years that I lived in Reno, I did not have children. Sure, my wonderful nieces and nephews (there are nine of them) came for visits and several even spent a few years living nearby, but a majority of the time it was my husband and I adulting away in the Biggest Little City.
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.
From the beaches of Lake Tahoe to large amphitheaters, enjoy the area’s outdoor music scene.…
Relax and unwind with signature massage experiences in Reno/Tahoe. By Annie Flanzraich. Being a freelance writer is not the glamorous gig that movies and TV shows make it out to be. Rather than lounging in Louboutins while dreamily perfecting prose, my life more resembles that gif of a cat slamming its paws on a keyboard.
Local retailers that’ll keep you warm this winter. By Heidi Bethel. If you’re anything like me, I like options … especially when it comes to braving the wintry air outdoors. Adding a layer, or two, is one of the best ways to ensure an enjoyable day on the mountain. This season, as you’re out trekking down the snow-lined trails of Tahoe and beyond, be sure to keep those body temperatures comfortable with clothing and gear from some of our favorite local purveyors.