Community News

New Evans Avenue Project Begins Connecting UNR to Downtown

Written By: Farah Vitale The new Evans Avenue Project is now in progress! They are working on improving the pedestrian and bicycle access along the street from downtown to UNR easier. According to the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County on Tuesday, crews will be adding bike lanes and a new multi-use path along Evans Avenue.…

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Dutch Bros Opens in Reno

Written By: Farah Vitale Dutch Bros has finally made its way to the Biggest Little City, opening its first location in South Reno. Dutch Bros lovers no longer need to make a trip Carson City; by popular demand, the famous coffee drive-thru is here. What makes their blends so special? All the unique mixture of…

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The Reno Arch is Getting a New Look

Written By: Farah Vitale On Dec.13th, the Reno City Council voted to change the Reno Arch’s colors. The vote was four to three to change the arch color to silver and blue and replace the gold legs with a stainless brushed silver. The gold legs were easily damaged and it was hard to maintain. The City…

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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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