Entries by erin

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The Real at Off Center Stage

This Friday, April 4th, four local artists are coming together for a party about Art, Nutrition and Life and inviting you to be a part of the event.  The event is called “The Real” is part of the Off Center Stage Discovery Series showcasing the work of Sheila Cameron, Kathy Frey, Victoria LaFont and Heather […]

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Yabobo

Yabobo at 107 N Pine Street in downtown Nevada City is one of those stores where you never know what you’ll find.  The world imports store carries drums, jewelry, beads, world music, bumper stickers and more.  Yabobo is mainly known for their unique and exotic musical instruments, including bongo drums and wind chimes.  Nevada City is […]

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Nevada County Weather

How many times do you wonder, “What’s the weather going to be like?”  Let me introduce you to Giovanni Paredes who has been running a weather station and webcam almost nonstop since 2002.  NevadaCountyWeather.com is the only weather site dedicated to Nevada County to feature a nonstop live streaming webcam and weather station for up to the minute […]

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HAALo

The driving passion behind HAALo is to provide health and healing alternatives.  Located at 412 Commercial Street, Nevada City the main feature of the shop are the herbalists behind the counter. Each herbalist has different training and background, from nutrition to traditional Chinese medicine.  For visitors to Nevada County, this shop presents unusual local gift […]

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HAPA, Miners Foundry

Nevada City always has something fun going on, last night the Miners Foundry brought the Hawaiian band HAPA to the stage.  The Outside Inn was honored to host the musicians, who have traveled around the globe sharing their heavenly tunes.  Described as the most successful Hawaiian music ground in recent times by the New York […]

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National Bar

Looking for a picturesque spot to have a drink in Nevada City?  Check out the veranda at the National Hotel.  The historic bar is a part of the oldest running hotel in California.  While we obviously think you should come stay at the Outside Inn, you can still stop in and see the bar, grab […]

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Sushi in the Raw

Sushi in the Raw on Spring Street in Nevada City is a great place to treat yourself to an intimate and delicious dinner.  My advice, ask your server to pick his/her favorite dishes, and then just sit back and enjoy the dining experience.  I have no idea what we ate, but I can tell you […]

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Harmony Books

Harmony Books has opened its doors in a new location, 130 Main Street, next door to the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce.  The locally owned bookstore is open 7 days a week, 10am- 5:30pm (Monday-Saturday) and 11- 4pm on Sundays.  Local author Molly Fisk shared the thoughts, “Despite in-roads by Amazon and other huge enterprises, your […]

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Enid and Edgar Vintage

Enid and Edgar Vintage has moved to 234 Commercial Street,  the former home of The Parlour (which moved in with Neva Co).  So if you’re looking for some vintage clothes, shoes or accessories, stop by and check out their new location. The shop has unique one of kind clothes, shoes and accessories ranging from the […]

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Mardi Gras Parade

Nevada City’s annual Mardi Gras parade this afternoon was still a festive occasion, despite the wet weather.  Organized by the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, local organizations and businesses took the street to street, with the parade scheduled to have 35 different participants.  I love the color from this parade, including those watching from the […]

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Nevada City Weddings

Are you getting married?  Nevada City is one of the amazing spots that offers a little of something for everyone, whether you want a rustic barn wedding, a large outdoor setting or the unique feel of the Miners Foundry. If you’re planning a wedding, or just day dreaming about the special day, check out the […]

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Sierra Stages presents Company

Sierra Stages kicks of their 2014 season with a production of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony award-winning production of “Company.”  The musical comedy debuts on Thursday, February 27th at the Nevada Theatre and continues through March 23rd.  Go check out Robert’s relationship turmoil, his 3 girlfriends and his close group of married friends.  The play is a […]

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Phoenix Obsidian Designs Trading Post

Have you been to Phoenix Obsidian Designs Trading Post in Grass Valley?  Located at 101 Bank Street near Booktown and Carolines Coffee Roasters, the shop is like a living museum for Native American Arts and replicas.  Dr. Susan Gleason’s vast archaeology background provides a great opportunity for locals and visitors to stop in and gets […]

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Mud and Pearls Car Class

Mud and Pearls, Samantha Hinrichs’ DIY, hands on learning community, has an upcoming class called “Start Your Engines.”  The 2 part class will be taught by Karl Salmonson and offers both women and men an opportunity to get the basics about your car.  No previous mechanical knowledge needed, learn how to check and change: brake […]

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Jim Rogers Memorial Ride

The fifth annual Jim Rogers Memorial Ride took place today, to honor one of Nevada City’s memories and to educate the community of safe cycling and driving practices.  Jim Rogers was killed in 2010 by a motorist who was texting and driving.  Today’s ride of the Greg Lemond loop welcomed approximately 150 riders, of all […]

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Hiking Scotts Flat Lake

Looking for another local hike idea, head out to Scotts Flat Lake and walk the “ramp to ramp” trail.  The 6 mile hike starting at cascade shores (go down Pasquale Road to the PG&E dirt road) and walk the path around the perimeter of Scotts Flat Lake to the marina past the campground and back […]

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Trattoria Milano

Love is in the air and while searching for a special place to take your sweetheart out for dinner this week, check out Trattoria Milano in downtown Grass Valley, offering authentic Italian cuisine.  Open for dinner 7 days a week and lunch on Fridays, check out their Facebook page for weekly specials including “Wine and Samplers,” “Cioppino […]

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The Parlour at Neva Co

The Parlour at Neva Co reopened their doors today after a remodel and redesign.  Neva Co Artisan Boutique welcomes Love the Parlour vintage clothing, for a combined effort of two downtown merchants.  Cynthia Levesque and Shawna James welcome you to stop by to the shop, open 7 days at week at 400 Broad Street, Nevada […]