Downtown Reno and Midtown Breaking News
Things to pay attention to in the next Reno City Council meeting include adopting digital sign standards, taking the ReTRAC covers one step further, installing public restrooms at some bus stops, and more.
17 Nov 2015
Downtown Reno is now in a second wave of development, with many projects going on, perhaps more than any other point in this blog's 10-year history.
It's the perfect time to discuss downtown Reno's walkability, how far it's come in the past 10 years, and the weak areas that should be a priority for both developers and the city council.12 Oct 2015
The ReTrac train trench covers, located downtown between Commercial Row and Third Street, and between Virginia Street and Arlington Avenue, are back in play after a Redevelopment Agency Advisory Board meeting.23 Sep 2015
Reno Sculpture Fest will take place between the Whitney Peak and El Dorado on the ReTrac Plaza from May 8th-10th. The festival will feature over fifteen talented local artists including eight new commissioned sculptures for the event. The new pieces will be human sized or larger, up to 14 feet tall.11 Mar 2015
Now that the city is in a pickle, it's easy to say that it was a mistake to build it, but was it really a mistake? And who was really responsible for the project? Read on.15 Jan 2011
1/7/09 - CAC MEETING REPORT - This was one of the more contentious CAC meetings we have had in a while. Take a few newbie CAC members and add a dash of overwhelming badly timed agenda items, and you get quite a lively discussion. The meeting went so long I had to leave 2.5 hours into it. I think maybe it might have been a good idea to first brief the new CAC members on the redevelopment districts, how they work, priority projects for each district, how and what a redevelopment agency does. These new CAC members had no idea what they were stepping into, and didn't have a chance to really review the issues before them.
So let's get into the issues. We'll start with the easy ones.