Carson City Blog

Carson City is a complicated place. It's calm and simple on the surface with a whole lot going on underneath. For one thing, it's a nice little city with a lot of shopping opportunities, professional services, arts and entertainment surrounded by a nice rural and agricultural region. It creates another layer of activity being located in Nevada, having the casinos and gaming action going on. Throw in the fact that Carson City is the capital of the state, with all of the politics and legislation that this involves, and you've got yourself a bustling little metropolis. With all of that coming and going, it's easy to miss out on something you really wanted to be involved in. One way to stay on top of all the A-list events is to be sure to check our weekly blog. You'll get the news from people who know the capital city best, with the inside story on everything happening from Washoe Valley all the way down to Indian Hills and the Carson Valley and from C-Hill on over toward Mound House and Dayton. From the politicians and the professionals to the ranchers and the retirees, from the state workers to the casino executives, we'll keep you up to date on everything you need to know!

Blog Posts of Carson City

It could be an update of what local bands are playing the lounge circuit this week or a preview of the lineup of celebrities on tap for the Nevada Day parade. Maybe it's a highlight of several top hiking trails in the surrounding hills or some tips for fishing the Carson River. Whatever it is that you want to know about Carson City, just be sure to visit the Carson City blog on a regular basis, and you'll be the best-informed person in town!

Featured Blog

The Art of Northern Nevada Antique Shopping

By Bryan Akerley | Wednesday, August 16, 2017
In case you haven’t noticed, Northern Nevada has an abundance of antique stores. Really, there’s a ton. I guess any place that’s been around for 150-plus years is going to have places (that aren’t museums) where all the history collects. History from here, history from all over the world that happened to end up here,... Read More

Rolling Through the Dog Days in Carson City

By Bryan Akerley | Tuesday, August 1, 2017
These long, lazy days of late summer just keep rolling along. Luckily, there’s plenty to keep us entertained in Carson City. As Reno kicks off perhaps its most defining citywide event, the all-inclusive classic car show Hot August Nights, Carson City can feel a bit, well, lonelier on the August weekends. Plenty of... Read More

Meet the Animals of Northern Nevada

By Bryan Akerley | Tuesday, July 25, 2017
As a kid learning about my home state, one of the first things I remember hearing about was Nevada’s wildlife. As an animal lover myself, I became obsessed. It amazed me that just up the mountains near Lake Tahoe lived bears, while mountain lions called the desert hills home. The rivers are abundant with rainbow trout... Read More

Take a Bite out of Taste of Downtown 2017

By Bryan Akerley | Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Carson City’s biggest event of the year is finally here.   This time of summer is magically lazy. The days are long and hot, and the impending anxiety of school starting that most kids feel (and many adults still carry with them) is still a long way off. It’s like we drift through the days until they start blending... Read More

The Sounds of Carson City: Where to Find Live Local Music

By Bryan Akerley | Wednesday, July 12, 2017
There’s a riot going on in Northern Nevada. Or maybe it’s a revolution.   Just this week our area has been host to legendary soul-funk band The Family Stone (with founding Sly & The Family Stone members Jerry Martini and Greg Errico) as well as The Revolution, Prince’s unstoppable backing band famous for Purple... Read More

Keepin' It Cool in Carson City

By Bryan Akerley | Tuesday, July 4, 2017
It feels like just yesterday I was writing, in the midst of a chilly spring, that the hot sunny days and warm summer nights were just around the corner. I, like many others in Northern Nevada, was ready for the winter weather to stop dragging on so I could finally go on outdoor hikes, bike rides and picnics in the... Read More