Yarn Store Gives Back to Kids Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Written By: Farah Vitale After the tragic result of Hurricane Harvey, a yarn store in Reno is trying to help. The store, Jimmy Beans Wool, has partnered with Blue Skies Fibers, to sell Royal Petite Knit Kits and create teddy bears. Every kit that is sold raises $10 to The Knowledge Is Power Program and gives a bear to…

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Thanksgiving Side Dishes You Have to Try

Written By: Farah Vitale Thanksgiving is coming up! We found some of the so-called proclaimed “best side dishes of all time” for Thanksgiving dinner. Try them out, we think they will be well worth the shot! Chanterelle and Green Bean “Un-Casserole” This is a fresh take on the Thanksgiving green bean casserole, without the processed…

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Hard Water House Has Over 140 Whiskeys to Try

Written By: Farah Vitale If you haven’t already, you should check out Hard Water House in South Reno. Dennis Banks is a builder, shopping center owner and restaurant owner. He opened Hard Water House earlier this year in South Reno. This restaurant is a tribute to his love of whiskey, cigars, food and brown spirits.…

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Mt. Rose Ski Resort is Open Thanks to Snow Machines

Written By: Farah Vitale Mt. Rose is the first ski resort to open this season and it’s all thanks to the help of snow machines! It only costs $20 for adults and $10 for kids 15 and under. The kickoff ran both Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Right now most of the snow…

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New Bar Called Press Start is Opening Up

Written By: Farah Vitale Press Start is a new bar with a lots of arcade games and fun, located in Midtown! The bar has many classic arcade games and is set up to make you feel like a kid again. The owners spent months researching other bars with a similar concept to make sure this…

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Start to Winterize Your Home

Written By: Farah Vitale It’s time to start preparing your home for the winter!  Winterizing your home will help keep your house cozy and help prevent damage from the cold weather and ice. It will also help reduce your heating bills. A win-win. First step is to winterize your gas furnace. Make sure the area…

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The Food Banks Need Your Help

Written By: Farah Vitale The Food Bank of Northern Nevada and other local food banks have seen a decrease in donations recently. The holidays are coming soon and they need more people to donate.  St. Vincent’s Food Pantry, which is run by Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada, is also struggling. They are disheartened by the…

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Pumpkin Recipes You Have to Try

Tis’ the season of pumpkin! Here’s some tasty pumpkin recipes we found that you might not have tried yet! Get your friends and family together for some baking! Pumpkin Butterscotch Muffins Ingredients: 1 1/2 c. flour 3/4 c. sugar 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/4…

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Sprouts Framer’s Market is Open for Business

Written By: Farah Vitale The new Sprouts Farmers Market is open on South Meadows Parkway! The store has 18,000, products (many of them organic) that range from produce and meats to vitamins and supplements. There is also prepared foods and packaged goods. The best part about shopping there? All of the awesome samples! Sprouts Farmer’s Market allows you sample…

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Enjoy a Halloween Full of Spooky Events

Written By: Farah Vitale Halloween is around the corner and there are many ways to spend your month of October including “Halloweekend.” Here are some scary Halloween parties and events you can’t miss: 39th Annual Freaker’s Ball – Get dressed up and enjoy a creepy night full of dancing in Tahoe! There will be $10,000 in cash…

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