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  • Change Accomplished

    History rolled into the neighborhood this weekend.  I wish the Garat/Humphrey House had stayed in its general original location and been part of a historical gateway to UNR.  But if that was not to be permitted, at least the lovely building was given a new home and not demolished.  Welcome to the neighborhood!
  • Changing Places

      Good-bye to this craftsman style, Chinese influenced, UNR gateway area house, neatly set up to move to another neighborhood, Reno’s Old Southwest.  The university is putting a massive new Business Building in the house’s place.     Porthole windows and Chinese detail grace the building.  But a piece is missing!     In pieces,…

  • Did you know that UNR is a Koch brothers core campus?

      Neither did I.  And there lies a tale.   Reeling from the Kavanaugh controversy, and after a packed day teaching and talking to students, I drove up the hill to Archie's, a bright, friendly sports bar near the university where the burgers are good, the staff friendly and accommodating, and the view of the…