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

Welcome to the New Carson Mall

By Bryan Akerley | Tuesday, January 16, 2018
I remember the old Carson Mall. The one-story shopping center was a huge part of my life growing up. I remember the Christmas shopping frenzy at Gottschalks department store, visiting Santa in the midst of a holiday pop-up extravaganza, the weekly trips to Joann Fabric & Craft store with my aunt. My mom used to go... Read More

Fun, Fitness & Meditation in Carson City

By Bryan Akerley | Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Nevada’s capital likes to slow things down in the middle of winter. When downtown patios are packed up, restaurants and bars crank the heat or light bonfires to keep visitors warm while everyone else spends the evenings and weekends inside, curled up with a book or watching TV in the warmth of home. Then, when the... Read More

Embracing the New in 2018

By Bryan Akerley | Wednesday, January 3, 2018
The beginning of a new year is an exciting time. Fresh off the hectic holiday season, you have all of 2018 to look forward to, and there are so many possibilities. Of course the new year always arrives in the dead of winter, and Northern Nevada always has a few winter storms and gloomy days headed its way before... Read More

A Carson City New Year's Eve

By Bryan Akerley | Thursday, December 28, 2017
2018 is here. For much of the past year, we’ve seen the very best and brightest of Carson City. We’ve visited the city’s burgeoning food culture, where delicious homemade meals can be found in a new, buzzworthy farm-to-table restaurant as well as family-owned tamale shops where word of mouth still reigns supreme. We... Read More

Home for the Holidays: Visiting Carson City's Iconic Businesses

By Bryan Akerley | Wednesday, December 20, 2017
As we’ve discussed many times over the course of 2017, Carson City is a place so full of historical life, so dense in its stories of western adventure and modern expansion that the capital city truly has a life of its own. And also as we’ve seen so much this year, the town is changing constantly. New businesses are... Read More

The Warmest Cup in Carson City

By Bryan Akerley | Tuesday, December 12, 2017
It’s cold! Carson City in the middle of December is a chilly place to be. In what’s been a relatively snowless winter (so far!), you still need to bundle up before going outside into the frozen air. This is normal, sure. But the problem is that the city is so beautifully decorated for the holiday season, with... Read More