By guest blog writer Chris Galli.
Did you know that Nevada is home to more ghost towns than actual populated towns? With more than 600 ghost towns scattered through the Silver State, there are many places where you can explore the vestiges of history. Here are four ghost towns that are less than a day’s drive from Reno:Photographer: Sydney Martinez/Travel Nevada
Ghost Towns: Berlin Ghost Town
Preserved by the state of Nevada, Berlin gives visitors a peek into what it was like to live in a turn-of-the-20th-century mining camp. A self-guided tour features signs with information about the dozen remaining buildings as well as Berlin’s history. Visitors can see a 30-stamp mill where ore was processed and an assay office where the quality of the…
Article courtesy of guest writer Chris Galli.
About 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. These are mothers, sisters, aunts, friends, spouses, significant others, co-workers.
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, national and local organizations work together to increase awareness of the disease. Awareness is key, because when it is detected early, and is in the localized stage, the 5-year relative survival rate is 100%, according to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Early detection includes doing monthly breast self-exams, and scheduling regular clinical breast exams and mammograms. This year, Dickson Realty will help raise awareness by changing our logo to pink for the…
This week not only marked the Autumn Equinox, but also the celebration of another holiday – National Cooking Day! On September 25th, we honor and commemorate the joys of home cooking.
Need some inspiration for a delicious recipe to warm your belly? Look no further than this gem from Brooke Sullivan’s very own kitchen. Mulligatawny is a soup which originated from South Indian cuisine, and this version is a family recipe that has been passed down from four Sullivan generations.
Ready to put on your apron and get cookin’?
- ¼ cup butter or oil
- ½ cup diced onions
- 1 diced carrot
- 2 stalks celery diced
- 1 ½ TBS flour
- 2 tsp curry powder
- 4 cups chicken broth
- ½ cup diced tart apples
- ½ cup boiled rice
- ½ cup
Prepared to be impressed with this home’s luxury upgrades and designer finishes. The Gourmet Kitchen is a work of art with its Sub-Zero wine fridge and built-in refrigerator, Monogram 6-Burner range with grill, pot filler, copper apron sink, and inventive cabinet organization. The granite slab counters are remarkable, with their unique custom roped edging, and the matching granite slab backsplash complements the kitchen’s upscale aesthetic.
The interior Atrium is the heart of the home and is accessible from the Living Room, Formal Dining Room, and Great Room. The wood-burning fireplace in the Atrium makes for perfect protected outdoor entertaining.
There are three Ensuite Bedrooms, plus a 4th bedroom (currently used as an office) and a…
As you approach the entrance of this stunning home, you will be enchanted by the expansive paver driveway and ivy-blanketed stonework. Once inside, your gaze will be immediately drawn to the impressive floor-to-ceiling windows in the elegant Sitting Room that showcase outstanding, gasp-worthy golf views.
The functional floor plan offers the Master Bedroom, Den, and Private Guest Suite on the first floor. The Dining Room features a Wine Closet, and there are two half-baths conveniently located on opposite ends of the home. Newly-installed Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors welcome you upstairs, where you’ll find a Mezzanine, Game Room and two En-suite Bedrooms.
The Gourmet Kitchen boasts the finest upgrades, including a Viking refrigerator, double
September Events in Reno/Sparks: Barrels & Bites 2019…
Want a front-row seat to Montrêux’s resort lifestyle? Look no further than this stunning custom home at 6685 De Chardin Lane in Reno, Nevada. The unobstructed views of the 1st and 2nd Fairways, plus a glorious vantage of Mt. Rose are simply spectacular.
The open-concept floor plan features the Master Bedroom and Guest Suite on the main level, with two additional en-suite bedrooms upstairs. The Bonus Room with a Wet Bar and balcony provides inspiring entertainment options. The Living Room, with its soaring ceilings, showcases an impressive 2-story custom stone fireplace.
Designed with cozy elegance, this home also includes a 700-bottle Wine Room. The Gourmet Kitchen is appointed with all upscale Thermador appliances: microwave, double ovens,
Photo courtesy of Chris Neal
The East Shore Trail between Incline Village and Sand Harbor State Park is now open!
The three mile route features 17 designated vista points, 11 designated shoreline access points, eight bear-proof trash stations, more than 30 bike racks, three bike repair stations with air pumps and tools, five bathrooms and five benches with more on the way. There are also six bridges, one of which is the longest bridge in the Tahoe Basin at 810 feet.
The parking is currently free. At the trailhead, there are three new parking lots with about 90 spaces near Ponderosa Road right off of State Route 28. In the coming months, it will be converted to paid parking through the Tahoe Transportation District, with revenues to be used…
Guest Blog courtesy of Chris Galli, Dickson Realty
One of the best summer activities in Northern Nevada is to go to one of the many outdoor concerts in Reno. Can’t you feel the warm air, smell the fresh cut grass, hear the live music and see the sun setting in the background?
To help bring more music, art, and culture to the Biggest Little City, Dickson Realty and several of our agents are sponsoring several summer concerts in Reno. With a variety of artists, dates, and locations, you’re sure to find one that works for your schedule!
Concerts on the Village Green
From 6 to 8 p.m., every Sunday in Village Green Park, everyone can enjoy live music, food trucks and fun at Concerts on the Village Green. These concerts in Reno are…