There will be a stage in the food hall that will have performances like poetry readings, cooking and art demonstrations, and more. There will also be an LED screen that will stream sports and programming for children. Oliverio says this kind of gathering place is what is needed in the area right now.
“We have so few places for people tor really gather and discover each other and discover surprises that they didn’t anticipate,” she says. “To walk in for a cup of coffee and discover an artist making a painting on the corner. And so it’s fantastic to see this. It’s like fairy land to me.”
Reno Public Market is opening in phases. The Port of Subs and Cold Stone Creamery are expected to open soon. The CVS will open at its new location in April. Developers expect to add more retail shops and offices later on.
Sprouts Farmers Market is opening its newest Reno store this May. The store will be located inside the Reno Public Market — formerly known as Shoppers Square — on Plumb Lane. The store will open its doors at 7 a.m. May 12. Sprouts credited the positive reception to its first Reno store for its decision to open its latest location.