Entries by erin

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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 […]


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 […]


Mountain Biking Scotts Flat Trail

Scotts Flat Trail is a swooping 4 mile mountain bike trail that begins near the Old Five Mile House off Hwy 20 down to Scott Flat Lake. It was completed last spring by a group of 40 local volunteers from the Forest Trails Alliance in coordination with the N.I.D. It adds a new loop onto […]

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Valentine’s Day

Who’s ready for Valentine’s Day?  Downtown Nevada City has some great shopping options if you want to buy your loved on a present.  I’ve put together a few local shopping ideas for you, whether you want something from My Favorite Things, Kitkitdizzi, J.J. Jackson’s, Gray Goose, Nevada City Chocolate Shoppe, Nevada City Truffle Shop, Cello […]

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Chinese New Year Parade

Happy Chinese New Year, welcome to the year of the horse.  Over 100 years ago the Chinese pioneers celebrated the New Year with a parade down Broad Street. CATS is excited to bring the third annual Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration to Nevada City.  Look for the parade on Sunday, February 9th, starting at noon […]