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The aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights, is a stunning natural light display that has fascinated humans for centuries. While typically associated with regions near the Arctic Circle, such as Norway, Canada, and Alaska, there are occasions when this mesmerizing phenomenon can be seen much farther south, including in Northern Nevada. But what causes the aurora borealis, and why might it occur in this region? Let's explore the science behind this spectacular light show

What is the Aurora Borealis?

The aurora borealis is a result of interactions between the solar wind and Earth's magnetic field. The solar wind is a stream of charged particles, primarily electrons and protons, that are ejected from the sun's surface. When these

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June in Reno is set to sizzle with an exciting lineup of events that promise unforgettable experiences for all. From the heart-pounding outdoor adventures of the Reno River Festival to the mouthwatering delights of the BBQ, Brews & Blues Festival, this month is packed with activities that celebrate the vibrant culture and community spirit of Northern Nevada. As summer kicks into high gear, Reno becomes a hub of festivities, offering everything from high-energy sports and music festivals to classic theatrical performances and traditional rodeos. Get ready to immerse yourself in the best of what Reno has to offer, and mark your calendars for a month filled with fun, flavor, and unforgettable memories. Whether you're a local resident or a visitor,

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Nestled amidst the awe-inspiring landscapes of Nevada lies Reno-Tahoe—a hidden gem celebrated for its vibrant art scene, cultural richness, and unparalleled opportunities for luxury living. While renowned for its bustling casinos and vibrant nightlife, Reno-Tahoe boasts a wealth of cultural treasures and artistic delights that often go unnoticed. As a luxury real estate team, we're here to unveil the hidden allure our region, showcasing why it's not just a destination to visit but a place to call home and invest in premium luxury property.


Unveiling the Region’s Artistic Charms

Reno Tahoe isn't just a city; it's a canvas where creativity thrives and imagination knows no bounds. Serving as the gateway to the renowned Burning Man festival,

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Welcome to a month of excitement in Reno-Tahoe! Throughout April, the city is alive with a diverse range of events sure to captivate locals and visitors alike. Kicking off the month, catch the Reno Aces take on the Sacramento River Cats at Greater Nevada Field from April 2nd to 7th. But that's just the beginning – on April 6th, TEDxReno will ignite minds and spark discussions at the Lawlor Events Center. And the excitement doesn't stop there! From the farewell tour of Gladys Knight to the comedic genius of Jerry Seinfeld, there's something for everyone in the Biggest Little City this April. So, get ready to immerse yourself in a whirlwind of entertainment, inspiration, and unforgettable experiences!


Reno Aces Vs. Sacramento River Cats


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In the dynamic tapestry of Northern Nevada's economic landscape, 2023 proved to be a year of both triumphs and challenges, as highlighted in the recent State of the Economy address by the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN). Held at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino, this annual gathering brought together investors, businesses, and community stakeholders to reflect on the region's progress and chart a course for the future.

Consumer Confidence and Economic Realities

Brian Gordon, principal of the Las Vegas-based economic research firm Applied Analysis, shed light on the intricate interplay between consumer perceptions and economic realities. Despite a robust median household income surpassing $75,000 nationally, Gordon

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As winter gives way to the gentle approach of spring, Reno and Lake Tahoe burst forth with a vibrant offering of events, promising entertainment for the whole family. From Broadway hits to thrilling circus performances, and adrenaline-pumping races, there's something for everyone as we bid farewell to the snowy months and welcome the warmth of spring. So, mark your calendars, gather your loved ones, and get ready to embark on a journey of laughter, music, and unforgettable experiences in this dynamic region of Nevada!


Mean Girls

March 12 - 17

Direct from Broadway, Mean Girls is the hilarious hit musical from book writer Tina Fey (“30 Rock), composer Jeff Richmond (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde) and

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Nestled in the serene enclave of St. James Village in Reno, Nevada, 197 N. Argyle Court stands as a testament to rustic luxury redefined. This exquisite property offers a rare blend of spaciousness, elegance, and unparalleled amenities.

Spanning over 5,400 square feet, tthis remarkable residence boasts five official bedrooms, plus an additional bedroom/den with stunning built-ins, and a six-car garage sprawled across a generous 1.06-acre lot. But it's not just the impressive dimensions that set this home apart—it's the meticulous attention to detail and the array of luxurious features that truly elevate it to extraordinary heights.

Upon entering, guests are greeted by the grandeur of the renovated interior. A stunning new onyx quartz

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Greetings from Reno-Tahoe!

To our friends, clients, and colleagues in 2024 - we wish you a wonderful start to the New Year! We have been the recipient of much-anticipated snow in the mountains this month and all the skiers have been busy shredding the slopes. Here in the Reno area, we've had a little bit of rain, a little bit of snow, a little bit of sunshine.

On the real estate side, 2023 was a solid year for the luxury market in Northern Nevada. In the Reno-Sparks area, sales from January to December 2023 matched the number of luxury homes sold in 2022. (At Dickson Realty, we consider $2,000,000 as the starting price for a luxury home in our region.)

In both 2022 and 2023, 98 homes were sold. Comparing the two years, sales price in 2023 saw

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As the winter chill begins to fade and the promise of spring hangs in the air, Reno and Lake Tahoe come alive with a kaleidoscope of family-friendly events that promise laughter, excitement, and memories to cherish. From the rhythm of live music echoing through the snow-covered peaks to the adrenaline-pumping action of arenacross competitions, and the mesmerizing wonder of magic shows, there's something for everyone in this vibrant corner of Nevada. So, bundle up, grab your loved ones, and get ready for a whirlwind of fun as we dive into the best events to enjoy from winter into the early days of spring in Reno and Lake Tahoe.


Magique: The Show of Shows

February 3 - 24

Magique is Reno’s resident five-star attraction that is sure to amaze

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Nestled in the heart of the Sierra Nevada, Reno and Lake Tahoe beckon winter enthusiasts with a seasonal wonderland that extends far beyond the exhilarating slopes of our world-renowned ski resorts. Whether you're a family with children, empty nesters craving adventure, or retirees seeking a serene yet vibrant community, the winter activities in this region are a testament to the diverse and enchanting experiences awaiting you.

Reno Winter Activities

While the allure of Lake Tahoe's skiing and snowboarding is just a stone's throw away, the Biggest Little City has its own array of winter delights. Grand Sierra Resort, a hub of excitement, boasts an expansive 8,000 square foot ice skating rink. Picture yourself enjoying the camaraderie around the

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