Nevada City & Grass Valley

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Art award winners at 2015 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Art award winners at 2015 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Here are the winning artists for the 2015 Wild & Scenic Film Festival art exhibit. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival partnered with Nevada County Arts for the fourth year in an effort to increase awareness of the intersection between arts and the environment. Local and regional artists submitted their environmental artwork for possible inclusion...

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A visit to DANK at Osborn/Woods in the Miners Foundry in Nevada City

Jan 16, 2015
A visit to DANK at Osborn/Woods in the Miners Foundry in Nevada City

We were excited to visit the new DANK at Osborn/Woods gallery at Miners Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City on Friday. The gallery is debuting at the 13th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival. The new visual arts space on Spring Street in the historic downtown is freshly painted, bright and airy, and bathed...

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Nevada City featured on Amgen Tour of California website

Nevada City featured on Amgen Tour of California website

Nevada City is featured on the Amgen Tour of California website. It will be the “Stage 2″ start of the race on May 10-17, as we reported in October. The eight-day stage race will travel a north-to-south route and span nearly 700 miles through many of California’s most breathtaking roads and sceneries. The article...

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Pulled pork, ribs and chicken at Bam Dazy BBQ in Auburn

Pulled pork, ribs and chicken at Bam Dazy BBQ in Auburn

FOOTBALL AND BBQ GO TOGETHER: Besides tailgating, Heisman Trophy winner Billy Simms, NFL Hall of Fame player Randy White and Pro Bowl player Al “Bubba” Baker all own popular BBQ joints. Our region has its own top-notch BBQ restaurants, with their “low and slow” smokers primed for the football season. Some of our favorites are...

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Eat like a local in Grass Valley, Nevada City and Auburn

Eat like a local in Grass Valley, Nevada City and Auburn

LUNCH AT BRIARPATCH DELI The deli at the BriarPatch Coop in Grass Valley offers fresh ready-to-eat meals, light meals, a salad bar, drinks and baked goods, all from the same ingredients sold in the store. A hot bar offers theme days, such as Indian cuisine. The “Patch” also is open for breakfast and dinner. BriarPatch.coop A...

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Gastropubs thriving in Sierra Foothills

Gastropubs thriving in Sierra Foothills

THE BOOMING CRAFT BEER SCENE is contributing to a growing culinary trend called gastropubs. These eateries offer gastronomy, or the art of eating good food, in a bar or pub setting. Besides offering exceptional craft beer, gastropubs often emphasize the use of fresh, local ingredients in their cuisines. Gastropubs originated in Britain in 1990 when...

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Coffee house boom: Foxhound Espresso to open in Nevada City

Coffee house boom: Foxhound Espresso to open in Nevada City

We like to write about local entrepreneurs and job growth in our community, so we’re glad to report that Nevada County native Steffen Snell plans to open Foxhound Espresso (d.b.a. “FoxHound Expresso & Coffee Broaster”) on Spring Street in Nevada City, next to Nevada City Winery and Sushi in the Raw, in January. With sushi,...

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Legendary guitarist to jumpstart new year

Dec 10, 2014

Slide guitarist Roy Rogers and his band will perform at 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve at The Center for the Arts in downtown Grass

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Thai cuisine reflects a beautiful, complex society

Dec 10, 2014

The customs declaration you are given to fill out on the airplane before landing says, “Welcome to the Kingdom of Thailand” It is a beautiful

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Fair CEO selected for honor

Dec 10, 2014

  The CEO of the Nevada County Fairgrounds will soon be a hall of famer. The Western Fairs Association announced in mid-November that it will induct

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