Reno - N. McCarran Blvd. & Northtowne Lane
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The northern edge of Reno-Sparks – US395 Exit # 70 at Northtowne
From I-80, take US-395 northbound at Exit #15 toward Susanville to reach this shopping hub. You will then soon come to Exit #70 at North McCarran Blvd, and this is Northtowne.
WinCo Foods, WalMart, and Party City will be on your right, and then Home Depot will be on your left, with various other stores, gas stations, and fast-food eateries also in the area.
Or if entering Reno on US-395 from the north, as you first begin to see the entire vista of the city, this will be your first exit.
Groceries & Merchandise
2855 Northtowne Lane – 775-331-6966 – map
Open 24/7. Newly expanded and cleaner store, lots of bulk foods with produce and beer and booze as well. Some organic and natural foods selections. Can also fill your water containers here too.
2825 Northtowne Lane – 775-358-2228 – map
Open Mon-Wed 9:30am-8:30pm, Thur-Fri 9:30am-9pm, Sat 8:30am-8pm, Sun 10am-6pm. Carrying general party supplies.
Black Rock Bicycles
7875 North Virginia Street, Unit B – 775-972-3336 – map
New location. Regular hours Tue-Sat 11am-6pm. Burning Man hours: August 23 and 24 8am-8pm, Aug. 25 9am-midnight, Aug. 26 Open 24 hrs, Aug. 27 9am-Midnight, Aug. 28-Sept. 4 9am-9pm.
Black Rock Bicycles offers a variety of new and used bikes for rent or purchase that are specifically designed with burners in mind. There are two different options to getting your hands one one of these great bikes:
You can either pick up/drop off a bike from their facility just north of Reno. You will need to contact these fellow burners ASAP at randy (at) blackrockbicycles (dot) com
The other option is, Black Rock Bicycles will also be cooperating with local stores, selling new cruisers and accessories at some of the stores at rock-bottom prices. Check out the Keystone, Plumb, and Pyramid Save Mart locations for further details.
Also! Burners are welcome to have items shipped to us and we can store them for free until they pick them up for Burning Man. Call for details.
Ben’s Fine Wine & Spirits
2990 Sullivan Lane – 775-337-2367 – map
Open Sun-Thur 9am-9pm, Fri-Sat 9am-10pm. Good wine, spirits, and beer selection with some really good prices. Ben’s can special order anything you want for you to pick up on your way to the playa — call to find out more.
Please send your feedback and suggestions to renopages(at)burningman(dot)com.
Need more info? Try: Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority, Reno News and Review, Reno Gazette-Journal, Reno Magazine, Reno Tahoe Tonight, National Traffic and Road Closure Information, PlayReno, NevadaNet, goTahoe.com, Tahoe.com, Fernleynews.com.