Abbi Whitaker: Reno’s bottom-of-list status rings false with those who live here

Great post by my good friend Abbi: Reblogged from Reno Rebirth Blog: I received an email on Friday from the editor of PR Daily asking me if I wanted to comment on a recently released Forbes-commissioned survey which cites Reno as one of the cities with the unhappiest workers behind Boulder, Colo. Yes, that's right. Boulder. The mountain town that's home to Powder magazine and Brad Feld, and was recently picked as one of Money … [Read more...]

What it’s like living in Reno? – Lifestyles answer

Great question. In my humble opinion, moving to Reno is primarily a lifestyle choice. Overall Reno: is a pretty cool place near lots of awesomeness: Lake Tahoe Sierra Nevadas Black Rock Desert (if you are into the Burning Man scene) Plenty of skiing, kayaking, SUPing, hiking, biking, you name it. has a revival taking place in Midtown with awesome new breweries, restaurants, and bars. Lots of new startups and a … [Read more...]

Top 10 things to do in the 3rd Worst City in America

Darn right there are great attractions, activities and "all around merriment" in #Reno! Great post Alli! … [Read more...]

Even Reno Landscape Companies Kill it with Social Media Marketing!

"We sold $150,000 in one day though, can you believe that?" - Small-time Reno Landscape Guy Social Media Marketing isn't just for the chic & trendy businesses anymore. This morning I must have walked in on good 'ol boys landscaping industry meeting at Starbucks. Okay it was definitely nothing official but four guys from different landscaping companies were definitely having coffee together this morning... Collusion in Landscaping … [Read more...]

Are MBA’s a Waste of Time for Engineers?

What society thinks I do, what my former coworkers think I do, what my friends think I do, what my parents think I do, what I think I do, what I really do

I know the feeling, wanting to get out of the monotonous routine, get out from the cubicle, and get away from your boring boss that has been working for the firm for 30 years. I've been there and I am seeing more and more that many engineers get that same itch. That need to use the other half of your brain, to engage that creative nature that has been suppressed. The desire to act on a vision, build with your hands, mix it up, do what feels … [Read more...]

There are Damn Good Reasons Why I Live in Reno

[Update 2016]: **Make sure to check out the comment threads below -AND- Many people find this other Reno post even more helpful**: What it’s like living in Reno? – Lifestyles answer I know what you're thinking; there are too many casinos, too many bums, its too dry, I want some more local stores, give me some more trees... Shut It!... I don't care what you say, this is a damn good place to live!... :) This topic is something that has been … [Read more...]