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Topic: New Projects Crawling Out of the Woodworks
Posted by: Save the Bees Reno - 9/18/2014 11:34:16 AM
Would have been a good idea to design around the existing 100 year old ever greens that helped to filter pollution out of Virginia Lake. We are now faced with total devastation in this area thanks to the clear cutting that happened last month.

Topic: Siegel Group to Acquire El Cortez Downtown
Posted by: Prifitz - 9/17/2014 10:31:02 AM
Fernando Leal is a wonderful man full of heart and a true man of vision. He did great things for Reno even though many of his ideas were shot down by the City of Reno. Sometimes is not enough having a savvy businessman loaded with cash and some innovative perspective come our way. We also need to give them support and put the petty politics on hold.

Topic: Heritage Bank Building Construction Progress
Posted by: doofus - 9/13/2014 7:16:27 PM
COV = Coefficient of Variation? City of Vandals? Just wiki suggestions. If there was a wait list for the lofts, I'd be on it! Brick walls, high ceilings with sleeping lofts, roof decks overlooking Piazza Ste. Rene'. SOHO/SOMA/ RENO!

Topic: Siegel Group Proposes to Enhance West Street Plaza, Fulton Park
Posted by: Ken - 9/11/2014 11:47:14 AM
So they ended up authorizing the staff to work on an agreement, but major stakeholders will be consulted (parks dept, neighbors, RAB) in crafting the deal. The Siegel Group didn't actually show up with a proposal, and the mayor said "transfer" was probably the (paraphrasing) "wrong wording" on the agenda item. The council members seem to have declined for the time being to let us know where they stand on the ownership of the plaza. The city should not sell or transfer interest in the plaza to any other party. If you agree, let the council know. That being said, the city should work with the developer on specific changes if those changes make sense, while the city retains ownership of the plaza.

Topic: Provisions Sneak Peek at 100 North Sierra
Posted by: Woodrow - 9/10/2014 9:18:58 AM
Dean and DeLuca is also relatively close by in Napa Valley. Saying you're going to do something like that is a very, very tall order indeed.

Topic: Siegel Group Proposes to Enhance West Street Plaza, Fulton Park
Posted by: Alyssa Parks - 9/9/2014 10:19:51 PM
Will the current businesses be able to stay in business with the makeover? Or will the new building be unaffordable? Java jungle is the best coffee in Reno I would hate to see it go under due to new building structures!

Topic: Provisions Sneak Peek at 100 North Sierra
Posted by: SGonzalez - 9/9/2014 1:27:21 PM
The elevator is currently SUPER slow and there is only one tenant in the entire building on the 3rd floor (the stairwells are for emergency use only). What are the plans if any for improving access between floors now that the basement through 3rd floors will be populated?

Topic: Provisions Sneak Peek at 100 North Sierra
Posted by: Marc - 9/9/2014 12:03:28 PM
That building has come a long way from when my mom used to take me shopping there in the early 80s, punk shows in the Fallout Shelter (basement) in the 90s, to now!

Topic: Provisions Sneak Peek at 100 North Sierra
Posted by: Justin - 9/9/2014 10:09:50 AM
This sounds wonderful, even though the smells from the kitchen are going to make my workouts even harder. ;) I do hope that Mr. Estee isn't spreading himself too thin though. I've been to Heritage twice now. Service was poor both times and the food went from being superb to subpar on my second visit. Still, looking on the bright side, I am glad Reno has someone like Mark to elevate the food scene and enhance downtown's dining/retail component. We need more people like him!

Topic: Siegel Group Proposes to Enhance West Street Plaza, Fulton Park
Posted by: geopower - 9/7/2014 10:05:40 PM
How much are they offering the city for this prime downtown real estate? They paid $2M+ for the Truckee Lane building on 0.2 acres. Surely the 0.55 acres they are asking for are worth a good fraction of that.

Topic: Siegel Group Proposes to Enhance West Street Plaza, Fulton Park
Posted by: Kristy Dalton - 9/7/2014 7:29:59 PM
If the city gives the property to the private developer, does that mean it is no longer public property? Are special events ever held in this location, and if so, would they now need to get approval by the property owner to be held there?

Topic: Fitness for 10 Takes over KOR
Posted by: lindsey - 8/25/2014 12:11:00 PM
pfhewww.. whistles.. it that isn´t filler content then I don´t what is!! What´s next.. The white orchid paints new lines on its parking lot???

Topic: Fitness for 10 Takes over KOR
Posted by: lindsey - 8/25/2014 12:10:39 PM
pfhewww.. whistles.. it that isn´t filler content then I don´t what is!! What´s next.. The white orchid paints new lines on its parking lot???

Topic: Cottage Row at Midtown Breaks Ground
Posted by: Uncle Tom - 8/14/2014 9:43:39 AM
I wish they could put those overhead utility lines underground, it would sure look nicer.

Topic: Permit for 100 North Sierra Building
Posted by: Sara Lee - 8/11/2014 4:53:11 PM
FYI: This a Mark Este production / expansion that has the potential to be very cool based upon everything I've heard from multiple sources.

Topic: Cottage Row at Midtown Breaks Ground
Posted by: Banana Rama - 8/11/2014 3:44:13 PM
So is Old SW Reno now being called Midtown, too? Or did I just miss the trolley on this one?

Topic: 4-3-12 Kor Fitness Downtown
Posted by: Reno native - 8/9/2014 9:36:24 PM
Bryan Eidem is a felon with a history of vicious behavior concerning women. He is on probation for domestic assault. Do not trust him with business or personal interests

Topic: Center Street Reconfiguration Meeting
Posted by: geopower - 8/6/2014 8:40:53 PM
Sorry, that last comment to doofus was from me.

Topic: Center Street Reconfiguration Meeting
Posted by: doofus - 8/6/2014 7:58:34 PM
doofus, RTC is too busy planning major arterial roads through ag flood plains to alleviate nonexistent congestion and taking two years on a simple 5 block resurface and sidewalk job. Griping aside, they seem to have pretty good community outreach (if poorly publicized,) but I guess we missed the last round of community workshops on the Virginia Street Corridor Plan, back in April.

Topic: Center Street Reconfiguration Meeting
Posted by: doofus - 8/6/2014 6:17:05 PM
Completely agree to SVA needs to go one-way at least from Vassar/Center, and probably to Holcomb. RTC is not considering this in the Virginia Street Corridor Plan http://www.rtcwashoe.com/Planning/documents/03005-VirginiaSt%20Corridor_Report_FINAL_043014_REVISED.pdf Warnigng- it is a HUGE file and don't try to email it.

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