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May
7
2015

With all the buzz about the Siena possibly becoming a Marriott, we can't forget about the other Marriott. Ground work and floodwall reinforcement looks to be nearly complete, with foundation work beginning.

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May
7
2015

Check out photos of the cozy Cottage Row at Midtown. I say cozy because the homes are as close together as they are in my neighborhood! That's not a bad thing, of course, as long as you get along with your neighbors.

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May
6
2015

SculptureFest Brings 3 Days and Nights of Art and Music to downtown Reno. Click the read more button to learn more about this event, the artists, and the five late-night afterparties surrounding the event.

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May
1
2015

Only the most hardcore Reno natives would know that the Siena, back when it was the Holiday Hotel, actually opened up in 1958 WITHOUT a casino. It was a non-gaming hotel on the river, and the casino was only added later. Hotels like Harrah's downtown are casinos with a hotel added on, but the Holiday was a hotel first, with a casino added on.

Since 1999, the casino has literally not made a dime of money. I don't need a 'source' to tell me this, it's painfully obvious when you visit the Siena on a Friday or Saturday.

Yet, during the weekends, esepcially in the summer, the hotel portion often comes close to selling out.

So, it wasn't necessarily shocking when I learned from an unnamed source that Fernando Leal, developer of the Montage and CommRow (now Whitney Peak Hotel) has bought the Siena.

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Apr
24
2015

Participants jog, dance, bike or play through a one and one-half mile closed route.

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Apr
24
2015

You might have noticed tenant improvements happening at 100 California Ave, Suite 102. It will soon be home to a new unique store, something this retail corridor needs after losing several key retailers the past couple years.

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Apr
23
2015

Reno’s first stand alone growler fill station opens today in Midtown at 555 S. Virginia St .#105. They will feature over 30 brews on tap from local and national brewing companies, all you need is a growler, which they can supply or you can bring your own. I have my trusty Silver Peak growler, would it be taboo to take it over and fill it up with other yummy beers? Heck no! Go check them out, they are in the same shopping center as Great Full Gardens, just as South Virginia downslopes into Midtown.

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Apr
22
2015

A report back from the RAAB meeting with lots of exciting items.

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Apr
22
2015

Sky Tavern has a chance at getting a new mountain bike trail, which would add to the activities offered in the region during the summer season. This would be an awesome addition to the region, and could help Reno-Tahoe draw additional outdoor enthusiasts.

It doesn't cost anything to vote, so go do it! Here's the link.

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Apr
17
2015
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