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Apr
4
2014

Check out some photos of the exterior finishing on the two Sticks buildings being constructed. I'm hearing an Italian deli and Two Chicks are planned for the spaces.

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Apr
7
2014

Intro by Mike Van Houten...

The 2014 elections are just around the corner if you go by the political calendar, and the primaries are just 8 weeks away or so. The reality has set in that we have 20 candidates for what is undeniably the most important political race during one of Reno's most crucial moments in history. As we slowly rise out of the ashes of the worst real estate crash and recession to hit Reno in my lifetime, the next mayor will be the face and leader of this city and, as guest blogger Abbi Whitaker so eloquently puts it in this guest piece, help push Reno over the hill to success, or pull it back to failure.

Click the read more button to check out her great piece on what makes a great mayor. This election is so crucially important.

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Apr
10
2014

Siri's Casino grand opening is tomorrow. Here's a sneak peek courtesy Siri's Casino, and I also included a video from News 4.

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Apr
14
2014

Some quick news: Looks like a permit was pulled for 760 South Virginia, to join the Sticks Project, presumably next to Chuy's Mexican Chicken will be Chuy's Deli. The permit's for $160,000.

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Apr
22
2014

Whitney Peak Hotel will be hosting a job fair tomorrow. Click the Read More button for full details!

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Apr
23
2014

Pies with a Purpose is a culinary showcase in support of The Eddy House, where Downtown Reno's top chefs, including Larry Dunning of Bowl, Joseph Bell of Wild River Grille, as well as chefs from Noble Pie Parlor, The Jungle, Brewer's Cabinet, Jax on the Tracks, Homage Bakery and more come together to support the Eddy House. It will be this weekend, Sunday April 27. Click the Read More button for more info!

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Apr
24
2014

Wow so much going on! Click the read more button to find out what's happening this weekend!

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Apr
28
2014

The Riverwalk Dining District is Reno's premiere corridor of amazing restaurants. These venues of deliciousness are teaming up for the Dine the District Food Tour Saturday, May 3 from 1 to 4 pm.

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Apr
28
2014

Several groups are hard at work downtown to change Reno's perception of being purely a gambling town. One of these groups is Reno Art Spot. Check out this new event that will showcase local art downtown!

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Apr
29
2014

Vote for local favorites Sil Shoda in a Competition called "Hard Rock Rising" run by the Hard Rock Cafe. They recently competed in Lake Tahoe and won our region! Out of 12000 submissions world-wide they are one of 80 bands left in the competition. Voting has now gone to the "Global Stage" and is done via Facebook. Voting went live on April 28th and finishes on May 7th. The winner gets an all expenses trip paid to go to Rome Italy to play in front of 40,000 people and the two runners up will receive $10,000 in music equipment. So let's support our local talent and get these guys to Rome!

Click here to vote!

Since the formation of the band in late 2008, the boys in Sil Shoda have been up and down the West Coast playing with such acts as: Buck Cherry, Hell Yeah, Royal Bliss, Halestorm, Rev Theory, Hurt, Big Elf, Since October, Divide the Day, Puddle of Mud, Queensryche, All That Remains, Steel Panther, Bobaflex, Framing Hanley, Eddie Money, as well as many Extremely talented local and regional bands. Band members consist of: Robert James-Vocals/Strings, Anthony Vairetta-Backing Vocals/Lead Guitar, David Kellers-Backing Vocals/Bass Guitar, Scott Curtis - Drums. Sil Shoda Released their full length debut album "Aces and Eights" in June of 2011.

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