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Summer at Northstar: A Path for Everyone

Summer has officially come to Lake Tahoe and while there are seemingly limitless amounts of choices available for those in search of outdoor adventure and recreation, one need look no further than the resort at Northstar, California for a concentration of world-class amenity in one awe-inspiring locale.

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Ready, Set, Rock! Music Events Kick Off the Summer Season in Truckee

One thing is for certain about the town of Truckee, not to mention all those who choose to live here, and that is that there is absolutely no shortage of vitality—there’s just something in the water. With that being said, there are several outdoor events taking place over the next few weeks which might have to be enjoyed in the cold rain (and perhaps snow), but which will be enjoyed fervently nonetheless, for they will be attended by the spirited locals and visitors that make Truckee such a vibrant and special place.

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Boundless Opportunities at Northstar—by Don Carr

Here it is, mid April, and Northstar is officially reporting over 599 inches of total snowfall on the season. The magical winter scenery that enveloped us this year certainly inspires optimism as we move further into 2019, where new leadership of some entities in Northstar combined with a very effective real estate design makeover makes me sense boundless opportunities.

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The Keto Diet Comes to Truckee

Have you ever wondered why some nights provide you with a long stretch of uninterrupted sleep, whereas others leave you tossing and turning? Do you ever notice that sometimes when you exercise you seem to have a bottomless reservoir of energy, as opposed to other instances when you find yourself hopping off the treadmill almost as soon as you’ve jumped on, fatigued and out of breath? These are questions you may or may not be interested in answering. To the biohack, however, there are none more compelling.

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Foodie at Northstar: The Best of the Village Eateries

There is nothing quite like sitting down to a meal after a day spent out in the wild, exploring the world-class terrain available here at Northstar. There is surely something about skiing (or riding, if you’re into that) that makes for a ravenous appetite. As that first bite of nourishment is enjoyed, the senses seem to be exaggerated in their gratitude; brought to bare from a sustained and focused effort made out in the elements, engaging in one of the world’s most challenging and rewarding sports. Here, in the Village at Northstar, a wide variety of eateries are available for you and your family to dine at after that last exhilarating run has been taken. From the authentic Mexican cuisine served up at Los Arcos Mexican Grille to the Hawaiian-inspired menu at The Grille at Sawtooth Ridge, you simply cannot go wrong in where you choose to dine.

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Home Ownership In Tahoe: A Safe Alternative to the Traffic Event

Over the past several weeks, the Tahoe community has welcomed record numbers of tourists into its majestic arms. During these influxes, local businesses make their quotas and, in doing so, hope to build repeat business. That’s the upside. The downside is that those who travel to Tahoe by car have found themselves sitting in seemingly interminable lines of gridlocked traffic in their attempt to return home, souring the experience of spending time in such a magical place as the Tahoe Basin.

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Valentine’s Day: It’s Never Too Early

It’s never too early to start planning that perfect Valentine’s Day event for you and that special someone. Luckily for you the town of Truckee and the expanse of wilderness that surrounds it are at your disposal, offering up the finest in dining, adventure, and entertainment.

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Last Sunday’s Disastrous Traffic Event: What Happened?

Last Sunday’s disastrous traffic event, one that saw approximately 80,000 departing motorists stuck on the roads in and around Truckee for hours, has left many people talking and asking questions. Untimely would be the word to describe the unfortunate sequence of events which took place on Sunday, with a mass exodus of westbound travelers departing the town of Truckee just as an aggressive winter storm hit. How was this crisis not averted?

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What’s so Great About Truckee?—by Nick Cisik

Here’s the thing about Truckee, it’s awesome. If you don’t know that, now you know. I could end the blog here, but in these days and times, it is best and honorable to back up your claim with supporting evidence, wouldn’t you agree? Here you are then.

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Après at Northstar: The Essence of Joy—by Nick Cisik

Après is a versatile term, a French word meaning “after.” Used in the parlance of our times, not to mention our region, it implies enjoyment of life through socializing and merry-making, but only after an activity has been completed. In this case, the activity is skiing, and ski we do. How one goes about enjoying her après can be as personal as how she goes about ordering her latte. Lucky for she who happens to be so particular that the resort at Northstar, California rolls out a daily variety of après offerings from 3-6 PM right in the heart of the Village.

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