Truckee-based woodworker creates birdhouse replicas of landmark buildings   Arguably Tahoe’s most famous building, George Whittell Jr.’s Thunderbird Lodge was designed in the rustic Old Tahoe style, with a steep gabled roof and intricate stone and woodwork. An eclectic variety of guests—Whittell’s poker buddies, celebrity friends and...

Hyatt’s signature restaurant pairs inviting lakefront location with delectable menu   Ah, the age-old-view-versus-food-quality conundrum. Seems so often diners must sacrifice one for the other. Fret not, though: The North Shore’s Lone Eagle Grille has figured out how to do both well, in a big way. ...

Carson Pass south of Tahoe is rich with travel history, natural splendor and friendly mountain vibes   Named after famed Western frontiersman Kit Carson, Carson Pass is located on the California Trail that stretched 2,000 miles from Independence, Missouri, to Sacramento, courtesy photo   An estimated three million people...

Lake Tahoe Sailing Program a unique asset for watersports community   “This is a kid who can be on the water and be completely independent. He is in charge and totally in control. Every move has a benefit and a consequence. He finds his Zen.” These are the...

Anyone who camped as a child remembers it well—the crackle of the campfire, the smells of the woods, the sense of freedom and adventure. These are the memories that stick to the subconscious, and have uplifting powers that last a lifetime. It’s why we love...

Founded in 1964, the Tahoe Art League continues to expand its offerings to the community   The South Shore is abuzz with everything art. From art installations in pubs to gallery openings to the emergence of new art organizations, it’s clear that the residents of South Lake...

The Summer issue Social Scene spread includes photos from two events: the 64th Annual North Lake Tahoe Community Awards Ceremony at Granlibakken Resort and TQ’s Best of Tahoe issue release party at Tahoe University.     North Lake Tahoe Community Awards The North Lake Tahoe Resort Association awarded local business professionals across 11 categories at...