Coming Together

“If we all stick together, we’ll get what we need.” — UTAH PHILLIPS FOLK MUSIC LEGEND, PEACE activist and humanitarian Bruce “U. Utah” Phillips — a longtime resident of Nevada City — felt a lifelong calling to help those in need. The late musician’s motto: “Never put a wishbone where your backbone ought to be.” […]

Imaginative restaurant designs in Placer County and Nevada County CA

“Dining out is rarely just about food. A simple meal seems that much more appetizing when paired with appealing furniture, finishes, and alluring lighting.” —Architectural Digest WE COULD NOT AGREE MORE, and our region’s restaurants — from fine dining to casual — have some imaginative and unique designs, thanks to our local professional and artistic talent. […]

Pete’s Pizza & Tap House: fresh oven-baked pizza, craft beers

PIZZERIAS ARE BOOMING THROUGH-OUT our region. Award-winning Old Town Pizza plans to open a third restaurant in Roseville in late summer, and upscale Pizza Bar opened this spring in downtown Truckee. One of the most popular pizza restaurants in western Nevada County, Pete’s Pizza & Tap House in Grass Valley, just expanded to a new, […]

Siteline Architecture: a fresh & local designer in Nevada County

OUR REGION HAS SOME SIGNATURE architects, designers and builders: Bruce Olson for “old-style” Lake Tahoe; Michael Kent Murphy for historical renovation such as Auburn Alehouse; and Ward-Young Architects for the HGTV Dream Home in Truckee. Nevada City is home to Siteline Architecture, which has been instrumental in designing new buildings and historical renovation in Nevada, […]

ART OnSite debuts first public art project on September 7

On September 7, ART OnSite will unveil their first public art works project — aiming to bring people and the natural environment together in an innovative and artistic way. The project features works from eight international artists installed along the nine-mile Deer Creek Tribute Trail, in Nevada City, CA. Each artist was selected based on […]

Proposed locations for ART OnSite projects up for discussion

The Nevada City Council on Wednesday will consider proposed locations for the ART OnSite project, including four in the downtown city limits. The project received $25,000 in funding from the prestigious National Endowment for the Arts and its “Our Town” project to support the placement of public artwork along the Tribute Trail. Project partners include […]