July is Artown in Reno—Here’s What’s Coming and Where to Buy Tickets


The month-long festival known as Artown is one of Reno’s biggest summer events. Kicking off July 1, the 28th annual festival will feature 500 headlining performers, along with multicultural and children’s events, at over 100 different venues and pop-ups throughout Washoe County. Even better, 75% of the exhibits, plays, shows, concerts, performances, readings, recitals, lectures, workshops, historical tours, programs, and classes are entirely free to the public. The event is hosting a media day on May 1 with a preview

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Comparing Reno’s Caughlin Ranch, Arrowcreek and Somersett Neighborhoods


For newcomers to Reno, I’m sharing a few differences among three of Reno’s most commonly looked-at neighborhoods in town. Caughlin Ranch, Somersett, and Arrowcreek are three master-planned communities in the area, each one offering unique amenities and a distinct lifestyle that make them popular choices to purchase in Reno. In this neighborhood spotlight, I’ll break down all the things that make them great places to call home, plus average sold listing prices and time spent on the market. Caughlin Ranch

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5 Thing to Know before Hiring an Interior Designer


If you’re thinking about hiring a designer, you might have a whole list of questions and details and ideas you want to share. But as a group, interior designers generally wish prospective clients were clear on some specifics before that first meeting. I sat down with lifelong friend Shannon Barter of the award-winning design firm in Lake Tahoe Id.3 Interior Design Group for her expert insight about what clients should know before hiring an interior designer.  Know Your Budget The budget

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Improve Curb Appeal Before Listing


The spring selling season is right around the corner, and if there’s one thing real estate agents agree on, it’s what homeowners should prioritize when they’re thinking about selling. According to a recent survey, the vast majority of agents (925%!) recommend improving curb appeal before listing. Here’s what exactly that means. By Curb Appeal, We Mean Landscaping The general understanding of “curb appeal” is how attractive a particular property appears from the street view. Almost always, landscaping is going to

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