Posts by Cory Munson

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The Duomo opens at Rio All-Suite Hotel in Las Vegas

The Duomo (“cathedral” in Italian), is an all-new music venue at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, will open its doors on June 16. The 300-seat club will feature a massive center bar, nostalgic arcade, and an Italian casual dining restaurant, Cupola Café, featuring a menu and flavors designed by celebrity-chef Mimmo Ferraro.  With a resident schedule […]

Circa Sports heads to Sparks with Legends Bay Casino

The Las Vegas-based sports betting group Circa Sports is coming to northern Nevada. Their sixth sportsbook location will be located inside Olympia Gaming’s new Legends Bay Casino, slated to open in Sparks in summer 2022.  Details on the new sportsbook will be announced in the coming months, which also will include access to Circa Sports’ mobile betting app.  […]
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Nevada Northern Railway TURNS 35!

Full steam ahead! The Nevada Northern Railway (NNRY) is pleased to announce its 35th anniversary, which is being marked with a celebration beginning on May 27, 2022. During the weekend there will be train rides, a silent auction, food vendors, activities for the kids and the premier of the Silver State Express.   NNRY has a 2022 calendar […]
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NPC Mother Lode Bodybuilding Contest

When: May 7 Where: Reno-Sparks Convention Center Grand Ballroom Over 150 athletes will show off the best physique of their lives at the 5th annual NPC Mother Lode presented by Private MD Labs. This is an amateur bodybuilding competition sanctioned by the National Physique Committee with a steampunk circus theme. When people think of bodybuilding, […]

Brenden Theatres Reopening in Las Vegas

Brenden Theatres, the movie theater inside Palms Casino Resort, is set to reopen on April 29, having undergone some major upgrades and renovations. Movie lovers can look forward to a new lobby, lounge, bar, and modern graffiti-style décor throughout the site.   This is one of Las Vegas’ few IMAX experiences where guests can enjoy to […]
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May in Mesquite

Heading to southern Nevada this month? Whether you want to attend a Star Wars screening, eat pancakes with the mayor, or watch a main street parade, Mesquite has spring events the entire family will love. Click the links below to access the full event schedule for these upcoming events! May 2-28 — “Animals in the […]
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‘Humanities in Nature’ Guided Outdoor Walks

Nevada Humanities, in partnership with Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation, is launching Humanities in Nature, a series of outdoor nature walks that introduce northern Nevada residents to their outdoor environment.  These walks are open to the public and will be guided by both a naturalist and a humanities expert to impart ecological education, land stewardship, and a love […]
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Great Reno Ballon Races Turns 40

This year marks the 40th anniversary of one of the area’s most famous events: The Great Reno Balloon Race. Admission is free, and with a respite from the smoke and the perfect autumn weather, it’s well worth setting the alarm clock a little earlier this weekend. This year there are nearly 100 balloons in attendance, […]
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Magnolia Gallery & Inn Opens in Austin

Most of us who drive through Austin can’t help but gawk at the relics of one of Nevada’s oldest settlements. The town is a historic layer cake with over 150 years of buildings, history, and lore to uncover. Now, there’s a new reason to spend a night soaking in the old boomtown with the grand […]