In case you missed it, here are links to a few national news articles announcing that Reno is on it’s way to becoming the best for business and lifestyle. National news is paying attention and now everyone is starting to recognize the New Reno! We’re interesting around the country which definitely makes stories like this go viral [at least in my social network].

Reno is Starting to Look More Like Silicon Valley: “Are you with Tesla or Panasonic?” the waitress asks with a smile. It’s morning in Reno, and it’s natural to assume anyone eating breakfast among the rustic wood walls and Instagram-worthy succulents of the Whitney Peak Hotel would work at the mammoth Tesla Gigafactory, jointly run by the two tech companies. For transplants landing in Reno, the boutique hotel, formerly a casino, has become a common crash pad—albeit one wrapped by an outdoor rock-climbing wall… Read more via Bloomberg.

Reno is One of America’s Best 25 Towns Ever: Reno was listed as America’s “best low-key hideout,” with the magazine writing: “Reno is home to the world’s tallest climbing wall (164 feet at BaseCamp, located at the Whitney Peak Hotel), year-round desert mountain biking, a half-mile long downtown whitewater-kayaking park and the 55-degree chutes at Mount Rose, just 25 minutes uphill from the slot machines.”… Read more from RGJ via Outside Magazine.

Reno Mayor Schieve is one of America’s Most Interesting Mayors: Tucked in the desert just east of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Reno is best known for its casinos, lax divorce laws and “Reno 911!” But these days it’s also becoming a hub for tech entrepreneurs and companies, pulling coders and data analysts from far more expensive Silicon Valley four hours to the west. The woman now at the center of this transformation is Hillary Schieve, a 46-year-old political outsider who has her own remarkable transformation story… Read more via Politico.