Tahoe Tasting: Cruise Big Blue and sample our region’s wines

TOURING BIG BLUE ABOARD TAHOE TASTINGS’ Golden Rose — a 1953 Chris-Craft Venetian Water Taxi — and tasting fine wines is the quintessential “what’s old is new again” experience. Guests board the Golden Rose in the Tahoe Keys Marina, receive a glass of Domaine Carneros Brut Cuvée, and embark on a two-hour cruise that showcase […]

Explore the East Shore Trail and the Water Trail at Lake Tahoe

New adventures await on Lake Tahoe this summer — on foot, on a mountain bike, or in a kayak. The three-mile Tahoe East Shore Trail in Incline Village opened earlier this summer, completing a major step in a multi-use trail that circles Lake Tahoe. The 10-foot-wide paved path between southern Incline Village and Sand Harbor […]

“Saga,” featured on our cover, wins “People’s Choice” award at Tahoe Concours d’Elegance

“Saga,” the 1930, 38-foot Chris Craft commuter featured on the cover of our summer issue, won the People’s Choice award at the 47th annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance this weekend.  Saga is owned by Ed and Deborah Scott. The Scotts named their classic wooden boat after the book “The Saga of Lake Tahoe,” written by […]

Wine vs. Beer at Lake Tahoe’s West Shore Cafe

You came, they poured. We’re nearing the end of our five-week music series, Wine vs. Beer! Every event showcased local wine/beer vendors and now we’re asking you to help us choose a winner. From 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm this Wednesday, all the brewers and vintners you’ve sampled from will join us on the lawn […]

Tahoe Maritime Museum recounts Big Blue’s past

The Tahoe Maritime Museum & Gardens provides a cultural experience where Big Blue’s maritime heritage is preserved, enjoyed and passed on to new generations with innovative exhibits and public education. The museum — a two-story log lodge on a 10-acre campus — showcases a collection of about 30 antique and wooden boats, as well as […]

“Old Tahoe” is new again

MARK ZUCKERBERG HELPED USHER in the era of social media when he co-founded Facebook in 2004 — and his success made him a multi-billionaire. But when it comes to his own lifestyle, Zuck has embraced the theme of “what’s old is new again,” spending $59 million this spring to purchase two circa-1920s properties on the […]

Winter 2019: WinterWonderGrass, Tahoe Snowfest and more

WinterWonderGrass The 5th annual WinterWonderGrass returns to Squaw Valley March 29-31, featuring over 20 bluegrass and roots artists on three heated tent stages and one outdoor main stage. Enhancing the music will be tastings of California local brews, ciders and eats. Headliners include Greensky Bluegrass, Trampled by Turtles, Leftover Salmon and the Sam Bush Band. […]

Tahoe resorts invest, host unique events this winter

For the 2018-19 winter season, the resorts have made significant capital investments to enhance their snowmaking, grooming, lifts, snowboard and ski school operations, resort facilities and more. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, Truckee visitors can participate in a variety of unique outdoor resort activities. • Go Disco Tubing at Squaw Valley during select times […]

Fresh, local feasts

IN THE FOOTHILLS AND TRUCKEE-TAHOE, the possibilities abound for preparing a fresh, local feast for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah or New Year’s. We are blessed with local farmers and ranchers, farmers markets, a growing number of artisan food makers, and stores that feature local produce and meats. Here are suggestions for finding the ingredients and preparing […]

Sugar Bowl to open Wednesday

Sugar Bowl Resort announced it plans to open tomorrow, Wednesday, December 6, 2017, for the 2017-18 winter season. Seven trails accessed from the Nob Hill and Lincoln chairlifts will be open, with top-to-bottom skiing and snowboarding for all ability levels. The resort has received 60 inches of snow so far this season, and currently has […]

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