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Feb
14
2017

Downtown Action Plan to be Presented to City Council on Wednesday

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Jan
11
2017

A few months ago, the owner of 675 Holcomb, the 'tin can' building, contacted me letting me know he was adding features to the building to make it more lease-friendly to a cafe/coffee shop/wine bar type of venue. 

It didn't take long apparently to fill the unique building straddling Sinclair and Holcomb, technically on the edge of Midtown and the edge of the Wells Avenue Conservation District, it will bridge the two neighborhoods together with a wine and beer venue called 'The Glass Die'. 

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Apr
27
2016

Siegel Group will be asking for a lease of a small portion of West Street Plaza so they can change the elevation of it and open up the east side of the building that's currently unaccessible. 

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Feb
22
2016

Calling All Developers! City Council to discuss getting RFQ's for City Plaza. Details inside. 

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Aug
10
2015

Interesting agenda items for downtown and Midtown in meetings this week.

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Mar
18
2015

In the city council meeting agenda for next Wednesday, there are a crop of cool things in the pipeline. Here's a suite of businesses applying for licenses:

- Mellow Fellow - 300 East Second Street, Suite 104-Bar...This is located across the street from the Reno Aces Ballpark.
- Crafted Palette - 130 West Street - Cabaret - This will be a high-end coffee shop and sip-and-paint venue in the evenings where Beaujalais was formerly located, on West Street.
- Derby Supply Company - 123 West First Street, Suite B - Bar - This will be an old-fashion style barbershop where you can also grab a drink at the same time! Located in one of the Ross Apartments First Street retail spaces.
- Shelter, 111 North Virginia Street - Cabaret. This is a bowling alley/sports bar/night club featured here.
- Sierra Wellness - 1605 East 2nd Street, Suite 103 -  This will be a medical marijuana dispensary going in next to Opa Deli and Suzie's Adult Books, on 2nd Street across from Renown Hospital.

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Feb
19
2015

There are several interesting tidbits coming up in next Wednesday's council meeting, including discussing closing Virginia Street from the Truckee River to 4th Street to create a pedestrian mall.

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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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Sep
24
2013

Quite a few interesting tidbits for tomorrow's council meeting.

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Sep
6
2013

Reno is cracking down on vacant properties in the downtown area, and recently promoted code enforcement officer Alex Woodley to revitalization manager. According to this story at News 4, he has already notified 25 properties of 56 code violations. Read the full story here.

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