Check out a sneak peek of The Jungle, photos courtesy Courtney Meredith.Read More
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The "Jack Bacon" building, located at 516 South Virginia, the terminus of California Avenue at Virginia Street, has been purchased by the former owners of Little House On Center Street, Alex and Esmeralda Long, and will become a restaurant with a focus on seafood, hopefully by August 1st.Read More
Permit sniffer and good friend Mike McGonagle told me that S3 Renovation Investors, i.e. Blake Smith who recently built the Starbucks on Virginia Street downtown, and is constructing the Cov and an unnamed project on Sinclair and Stewart, has snatched up the lot on 2nd and Lake, where the half-built Waterfront Sales Office sits.
It would be sweet if he built some kind of mixed use live-work units in this spot.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Participants jog, dance, bike or play through a one and one-half mile closed route.Read More