Category Archives: Local Businesses

Bistro 221

I was honored to be invited to a “friends and family” dinner at Bistro 221. It’s the newest eatery in downtown Nevada City located at the old Lefty’s site. Melissa, the owner, along with her wonderful staff and chef, Christian, … Continue reading

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Cool Runnings Jamaican Grill

Cool Runnings Jamaican Grill, a new restaurant with a reggae feel, opened in Nevada City this week on July 27th, the opening day of the Olympics. This new grill has a unique menu unlike any other in town. Cool Runnings … Continue reading

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The Curly Wolf Espresso House in Nevada City

Nevada City local, Joshua Henry, has opened Curly Wolf Espresso House, a fun new coffee shop on Broad Street, near Lefty’s Grill and the National Hotel. They got the name “curly wolf” from old miner slang for a tough or … Continue reading

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Summer in Nevada City

It’s really starting to feel like summer in town! With temperatures rising, it’s a great time to hit the Yuba River. We went to a little swimming hole this week and made rock art!   In the back patio at … Continue reading

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March 2012 Events

Ewing Venture Productions presents Harold & Maude from March 1 through March 25 at Nevada Theatre. Based on the 1971 film, this cult comedy tells the tale of Harold, a young man obsessed with death, falling in love with Maude, a … Continue reading

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Local Roots Food Tours

Looking for a way to learn about Nevada City? Whether you’re a local, a first time visitor, or a regular in town, a food tour is a great way to learn about the history of Nevada City, try the different … Continue reading

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SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Come into town for SYRCL‘s 10th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival! The three-day environmental film festival takes place on January 13, 14, and 15 in and around Nevada City. Each year, the Festival draws in top filmmakers, celebrities, leading activists, social innovators and well-known … Continue reading

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Stack’d Everyday Napkins–Now at Broad Street Inn!

We love to reduce, reuse, and recycle as much as we love promoting local businesses. Now we’ve found a way to do both! We have supplied our rooms with Stack’d reusable party size napkins. They’re eco-friendly, very practical (they make great coasters!) and … Continue reading

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Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm

One of the greatest things about this area is the abundance of farms. This weekend we visited Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm in Wheatland, which is only about 45 minutes from Nevada City. Bishop’s has a ton of fun activities for the … Continue reading

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Winemaking at Nevada City Winery

  Have you ever stopped to think about the work put into the making of your glass of wine? Today when I was downtown, I saw the staff at Nevada City Winery work on one of the first steps of winemaking. … Continue reading

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