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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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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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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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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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Be a Part of Super Pet Adoption Day

Written By: Farah Vitale Northern Nevada’s animal welfare groups are going to hold “Super Pet Adoption Day” in Reno on Saturday, October 14th. The event is scheduled at Rancho San Rafael Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be dogs, cats and small animals available for you to give a home. The organizations involved…

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Check Out Cheetahs and Tigers at Animal Ark

Written By: Farah Vitale The Animal Ark wildlife sanctuary and education center has animals including tigers, cheetahs, bears, wolves, birds of prey, big cats, and many other species. The Ark runs across 38 acres of land with trails for people to walk while watching their favorite animals and exotic species roam.  Animals from disadvantaged situations come…

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Apple Reveals Bigger Store

Written By: Farah Vitale Apple is changing the way you shop for their products. They reopened the Reno Apple store at the Summit Sierra Mall. Now the store has classes and lessons for both hardware and software. There are basic product tutorials and Studio Hours for working on multimedia projects. There will also be a special “Teacher…

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Grocery Shopping Just Got Way Easier With Instacart

Written By: Farah Vitale Finally, you can have your groceries delivered to your house! Reno and Sparks now have Instacart, an online grocery delivery service. It supports stores like Cash & Carry, Costco, CVS Pharmacy, Natural Grocers, Smith’s, and Smart & Final. You can access Instacart through its app or website, click on the items they want…

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Homegrown Gastropub Joins Midtown

Written By: Farah Vitale The food truck Homegrown Gastropub is turning into a new restaurant in Midtown! The space at 719 S. Virginia St., formerly occupied by the original Sup location 10 years ago, will continue to stay in the food business. Midtown Eats used to occupy the spot and most recently, Midtown Tacos. They…

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