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Do As The Pahrumpians

DO AS THE PAHRUMPIANS DO THE MISSION IS PURE FUN 60 MILES WEST OF LAS VEGAS. BY ERIC CACHINERO Pahrump: the only city in Nevada that will turn you into James Bond after a single visit. OK… while that statement is mostly a silly hyperbole, there is a bit of truth to it. When I first […]
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Like a Rolling Stone

Like a Rolling Stone EIGHT GREAT THINGS TO DO IN BOULDER CITY THAT AREN’T JUST SOME DAM JOKE. BY ERIC CACHINERO I must admit that I knew very little about Boulder City before visiting—an inexcusable realization considering the town’s importance to United States and Nevada history. Boulder City was once at the heart of one […]

Splendiferous Spring Festivals

Splendiferous Spring Festivals NEVADA COVERS THE GAMUT OF CELEBRATORY HAPPENINGS. BY ERIC CACHINERO There’s many charming words in Nevada’s arsenal of descriptive adjectives, festive being one of them. So it’s no surprise that the Silver State contains a separate arsenal for its superb spring festivals. Because if staring up at multicolored hot air balloons in […]
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New Year, New Vegas

New Year, New Vegas Exciting changes reenergize the north Strip. BY JOANNA HAUGEN Almost everyone has a story about Las Vegas’ iconic Sahara Hotel. Abbott and Costello appeared together for the very last time on Sahara’s lounge stage in 1956, and The Beatles stayed at the hotel in 1964 when they first performed in Las Vegas. […]
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Fascinating Facts, Rare Records, and Crazy Confabulations

Discovering the truth behind Nevada legends. BY MEGG MUELLER Researching a story on Nevada’s biggest, smallest, largest, shortest, oldest, etc., facts was a scavenger hunt, and proof that one day a new adage will be noted: Just because it’s on the Internet, doesn’t make it true. While some of the information I found had a […]
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Downtown Container Park

Innovative social hub and retail space supports Las Vegas entrepreneurs. BY JOANNA HAUGEN Before they happen upon the outdoor dining tables or quirky play area made of a maze of slides, visitors to Downtown Container Park in Las Vegas are greeted by the Mantis—a 40-foot-long, fire-breathing art project that debuted at Burning Man two years […]
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Live, Laughlin, Love

Live, Laughlin, Love 10 things we learned about this Southern Nevada gem of a town during a recent visit. BY ERIC CACHINERO CLEAR? CRYSTAL Move over Lake Tahoe, Laughlin is giving you a run for your money. We were absolutely astonished by the clarity of the Colorado River—the impressive water source flowing alongside the Laughlin […]
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The Linq

 The Linq – Open-air retail, dining, and entertainment district aims to create a new type of visitor experience on the Las Vegas Strip. BY JOANNA HAUGEN Las Vegas resort-casinos have historically been designed to keep visitors inside, without clocks, windows, or easy access to exits. With several dining options; a variety of entertainment choices, gaming opportunities, […]
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Something Grand in the Making

A reborn Lady Luck Hotel & Casino is one of many projects changing the face of downtown Las Vegas. BY JOANNA HAUGEN If you haven’t visited downtown Las Vegas lately, it may be time to take a trip. A variety of interesting museums have either opened or received facelifts over the past year. New bike […]
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Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas

Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas New waterpark promises to help Southern Nevadans and tourists beat the heat. BY CAMBRIA ROTH Las Vegas is traditionally known as an adult destination. But when Las Vegan Ted Stringer heard about the new waterpark, Wet ‘n’ Wild, opening in late May in southwest Las Vegas, he knew it would […]
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Reno’s new slogan, state of tourism

All Seasons—1,000 Reasons RSCVA CEO discusses Reno’s new slogan and the state of tourism in Northern Nevada. BY CHARLIE JOHNSTON The Biggest Little City in the World, America’s Adventure Place, A Little West of Center, Far From Expected…Reno has seen its fair share of nicknames and slogans—especially so in the last decade—and few of them […]
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Reno’s Grand Central

Reno’s Grand Central The Biggest Little City’s Amtrak station has sent passengers to and fro for nearly a century. Story and Photos By Greg McFarlane Train stations are buildings to revere and remark upon. An exceptional station reminds passengers that sometimes the destination can be as important as the journey. Unlike airports, the great railroad […]