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Feb
26
2015

Just a quick rumor I heard at Shea's Tavern in Midtown; Midtown Eats will eventually be moving over to Cheney Street to a new building near Death and Taxes. This, I  knew already. This makes sense, since both venues are run by Sadie and Ivan.

Then I heard that Shea's will be taking over Midtown Eat's restaurant space, opening a new restaurant, and the new kitchen wil serve both Shea's and the new restaurant.

This way, Shea's can remain a smoking venue.

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Feb
18
2015

Truckee Bagel Company is currently renovating the old Starbucks location at the terminus of California Avenue at Virginia Street.

With a near-five-star rating on Yelp for their other Reno locale, this is sure to be an awesome, delicioius addition to downtown. I do love bagels!

 

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Feb
12
2015

It's amazing how many projects are happening right in a three-block radius of me. I took my dog for a walk through my very active neighborhood ... check out the photos!

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Jan
22
2015

It's going to be a jam-packed fun and perhaps fiery Reno City Council meeting. Check out the highlights from next week's meeting! From bowling to baseball to STAR Bonds, it's all there.

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Jan
21
2015

Lots of updates on some of downtown's biggest projects. Click to read!

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Jan
21
2015

Various news around downtown Reno and Midtown

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Jan
16
2015

A new art gallery in midtown, connected with a tattoo shop, opens this Saturday.

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Jan
15
2015

WHEN: Tonight, January 15, 6 pm

WHERE: 777 Sinclair Street, Reno, NV 89502

Unbeknownst to many in the community, the city recently started a new graffiti program in MidTown as a pilot project which will expand to the rest of the city, where graffiti abatement teams are up at the crack of dawn, before most of us even rise out of bed, to remove tags from the night before.

This of course relies on the tags still being reported via Reno Direct, however the program is yielding stellar results in MidTown.

The program is called GET (Graffiti Enforcement Team) and they've recently been hyper-focusing on MidTown by cleaning and providing awareness in the most vandalized areas.

Tonight the GET will be sharing the most recent developments for the MidTown District. This includes the introduction of an 'adopt a block' program, graffiti identification, and new innovative ways to approach graffiti abatement. The Children's Cabinet will also introduce a new and exciting program to combat graffiti, which will benefit our youth and redirect bad habits.

The City of Reno 'gets it' now, and is refocusing efforts on graffiti after budget cuts nearly gutted the graffiti program in 2012/2013. At one of our recent West of Wells Neighborhood Groups, we were informed by our beat officer that the city has re-budgeted the Graffiti Tag Investigator position, though I am not sure if it's been filled yet or not.

If you live in MidTown, West of Wells, or own a business in these neighborhoods, I encourage you to attend tonight, and meet the hardworking team that has made a visible difference in MidTown.

 

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Jan
13
2015

Check out this photo tour.

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Jan
13
2015

Check this out...Spectre Records?

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