May – June 2013

Issue Cover May – June 2013

What’s Inside

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 fit right in. Stringer re ... read more

Falconry Family

Falconry Family The Moglichs have specialized in avian artistry for three generations. STORY & PHOTOS BY ERIC CACHINERO As the early morning sun paints its colors across the Carson Range, the piercing scream of a hawk slices through the serenity. We slide stealthily past rabbitbrush and sage toward the sound of mallard ducks over the next ... read more

A Taste of Tuscany

A Taste of Tuscany Reno's arte italia brings Italy's finest chefs to Northern Nevada. STORY & PHOTOS BY CHARLIE JOHNSTON "This is the best part of the whole meal," swoons Julie Mottes between spoonfuls of honey and brittle semifreddo atop Guanaia chocolate fondue. "You should write your story starting with dessert and work backwards." ... read more

Tonopah: Then & Now

Tonopah: Then & Now Photographer Jim Galli walks a mile in F. W. Sheelor's shoes—literally and figuratively. BY MATTHEW B. BROWN Tonopah photographer Jim Galli has earned quite the reputation for connecting the past to the present via his black-andwhite images. But these aren't digital pictures converted with modern computer software—t ... read more

Gravel in Our Travel

Gravel in Our Travel Dirt roads abound in Nevada's vast wide-open expanses. BY CHARLIE JOHNSTON As Nevada Magazine's adventuring duo for more than five years, Editor Matthew B. Brown and I have covered more miles crisscrossing the Silver State in search of stories and photographs than either of us can rightly recal ... read more

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