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El Dorado means ‘ the golden one’~ and I found it at the El Dorado Resort Casino, Reno, Nevada

I’ve been wanting to visit the El Dorado Resort Casino for years and finally it was assigned to me by my Editor. So, with my luggage packed, I flew in to Reno as fast as I could! “Taxi driver, get me to the El Dorado. I have an Italian Festival to attend and a Resort to review.” Relax in one of the newly remodeled luxurious hotel rooms and suites. The new rooms feature sleek, high-quality furniture in rich, dark woods; all new eye-catching lighting to brighten the overall ambience; new carpet in a striking black and gold pattern that adds a modern flair; and plush side chairs to add an extra touch of warmth to the fresh new style. King rooms now have a sleeper sofa for added comfort and convenience. The rooms also feature fine linen bedding with triple sheeting, HD televisions and ergonomically designed desks with a convenient data port for charging personal electronic devices. Experience timeless luxury and friendly, personal service in the heart of Downtown Reno. Es
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Virginia City, Nevada~ What are you waiting for? Let’s go!

  Step back in time in Virginia City!! I’ve always had a special place in my heart for Virginia City. If you’re like me, you want to go back in time and have a great experience whether it’s dining, entertainment or lodging. You certainly don’t want to leave too early. Three days is perfect to get away to this famous historical western town where you walk the streets with buildings dating back to the 1800’s; some refurbished. There is great shopping! Find yourself a dynamite western hat, or leather boots, or a beautiful victorian blouse, or get some candy and memorabilia at the Virginia City Mercantile Shop. Some of the best food you will ever eat is at the Sawdust Corner or the Bonanza Cafe. Here are some hard facts about Virginia City:  At 6200 feet on Mount Davidson, historic Virginia City is 25 miles from Reno and 45 miles from Lake Tahoe. Like many cities in Nevada, Virginia City was a mining “boomtown” with more than $400 million in g
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Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival does it again!! Mindi Abair Acclaimed Powerhouse Saxophonist/Vocalist

Although I’ve attended many Mindi Abair concerts in the last 10 years, I have to say, this was one of my favorite settings. Once again, I’m seated in one of the most beautiful Amphitheaters in the world; I’m at Lake Tahoe. The sun is setting and Mindi Abair is applauded as she comes on stage dressed in skin tight leather and as dazzling as the star that she is!! She starts blowing that saxophone and everything becomes electric with music. From the keyboardist, to the bass player and the fantastic drummer, it was a jaw dropping performance. Mindi played many of her new songs off her latest CD, ‘Wild Heart’. At one point, Mindi saw me in the audience and blew an extra note for me! This is what I like about this amphitheater. It’s so personal and warm. The staff, treat you like a VIP, no matter where you’re seated. I felt the tickets were affordable and worth every dime. The food catered by Brimm’s catering is outstanding and delicious! In a
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