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!

Featured Blog

March Madness: A Weekend of Reno Sports

By Bryan Akerley | Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Reno is, surprisingly, a truly great place to be a sports fan. Think about it – geographically, the city is just a short drive to the Bay Area for huge football, baseball, basketball and hockey teams. For all other West Coast teams, well, Reno isn’t too far from Los Angeles and the Pacific Northwest either. Plus Reno... Read More

Reno's Doughnut Roundup

By Bryan Akerley | Tuesday, February 20, 2018
I know, I know. It’s only February, and anyone who chose on January 1 to commit to a wholesome, healthy and decidedly doughnut-free lifestyle in 2018 is (hopefully) still on that track. But just who could ever resist that fluffy, sweet, chocolate-and-sprinkle-covered round of deliciousness, at least once in a blue... Read More

Reno on Tap: A Tour of the Craft Brewery District

By Bryan Akerley | Wednesday, February 14, 2018
The Reno Renaissance of the past few years has brought dozens of incredible independently owned restaurants. It seems like a new one opens every couple of months, growing districts like Midtown and the Riverwalk from eclectic neighborhoods into booming cultural hot spots. What a time for Reno food lovers to be alive... Read More

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