Work. Live. Play. Blog

Welcome to the Work. Live. Play. Blog. Here, locals offer insights about our friendly community and why they love living in Reno, Nevada.

Reno’s Best-Kept Secret: Behind-the-Scenes at Reno Little Theater

June 17th, 2019|

One of the longest continuously running theaters in America, Reno Little Theater will celebrate its 85th season next year. It’s an impressive accomplishment that reminds us of Reno’s legendary theater scene in the 19th and early 20th centuries. While Reno Little Theater remains Reno’s best-kept secret, its reputation and popularity continue to grow. In fact, it draws [...]

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Why Move to Nevada? The Best Hiking Trails in the West

June 6th, 2019|

As a park and recreation program manager for the Nevada Division of State Parks and administrator of the Recreational Trails Program, Janice Keillor knows the best places to get back to nature. She’s also co-chair of the Eastern Sierra Trails Coalition, a member of the Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board, and an administrator of the Land [...]

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A Global Talent Acquisition Specialist’s Take on One of the Fastest Growing Job Markets in the US

May 17th, 2019|

In recent years, countless recognizable brands have moved to the Reno-Sparks area: Apple, Intuit, Microsoft, Patagonia, and Tesla, just to name a few. This influx of major companies has come with thousands of new jobs. As a result, the Biggest Little City has garnered a reputation as a hub for advanced manufacturing, cutting-edge tech, and E-commerce jobs. [...]

Billionaire Investor, Mario Gabelli States Reno, NV Is a Hotspot

May 13th, 2019|

Yahoo Finance famed billionaire investor Mario Gabelli mentioned Reno as one of the 3 “hotspots” people should pay attention to in the US. Mario Gabelli and his 'hotspots' Yahoo Finance Video  April 24, 2019 Billionaire investor Mario Gabelli breaks down his 'hotspots,' areas in the country that are heating up that investors should look to dive in.   [...]

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Penn State Grad Finds Endless Opportunity After Relocating to Nevada

May 8th, 2019|

Why move to Nevada? Ask Brenda Grace-Smith this question, and her enthusiasm is both energetic and contagious. She’s also got a list of solid reasons professionals should consider this area, from the amazing economic opportunities afforded in Northern Nevada to its diverse community activities and proximity to other West Coast destinations. But she emphasizes one main point: [...]

How Relocating to Reno Helped Lindsey Dal Porto Find Her Best Life

May 3rd, 2019|

How Relocating to Reno Helped Lindsey Dal Porto Find Her Best Life Lindsey Dal Porto has traveled all over the world, and she’s got the resume to prove it. Originally from Brentwood, California, she remembers it as a quaint agricultural town in the East Bay. One and a half hours from San Francisco, her father owned an [...]