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Corleone foods for celebrating 50th anniversary release of “The Godfather”

Corleone Fine Italian is the official culinary collection of “The Godfather,” widely regarded as one of the greatest films ever made. The portfolio features Sicilian olive oil, Modena balsamic vinegar, and regional Italian sauces and spirits. Beginning Feb. 25, the movie will have a limited theatrical release. To mark the occasion, Corleone is showcasing its […]

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Only on RN&R: The owner of the Gold ‘N Silver shares the real story behind its sale

By now, you’ve probably heard the news — and perhaps the pushback, nostalgia, wild speculation and general bewailment attending the news. Jeffry Paine, owner of the beloved Gold ‘N Silver Inn, has sold the property to a subsidiary of Jacobs Entertainment, developer of the Neon Line District in downtown Reno. The $6.3 million deal encompassing […]

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In Northwest Reno, a 7th Coffeebar opens, with pizza, whimsy and lockers to put away cellphones

It’s not like Greg Buchheister doesn’t already rule the roast. After all, he owns six Coffeebar shops, plus a roastery and a bakery, across Reno, Truckee and Silicon Valley (including a shop on the Facebook campus). But at his seventh Coffeebar, opening Feb. 7 on South McCarran Boulevard, he’ll rule the roast in a different […]

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For Valentine’s Day, everything’s coming up rosés! As in bubbles!

Moët Hennessy, the luxury wine and spirits portfolio, recently launched Our Cellar, a consumer site that features accessories, wine, Champagne, limited-edition releases, gift bundles and personalized products. The offerings include several sparklers that would be ideal for Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14) giving: • Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial Champagne, in gift box, $70 • Veuve […]

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Pandemic Chronicles: Shots on the open range

In Nevada’s far-flung rural counties, known for having more cows than people, livestock are routinely inoculated against a legion of diseases. But COVID-19 vaccinations have gotten a chillier reception from rural residents, many of whom hesitate to get the shots or stand fast against what they see as government overreach or unproven technology. “Every rancher […]

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Pandemic chronicles: Mask whiplash

After 14 months of looking like Old West train robbers, Northern Nevadans are slowly shedding their masks in public. In the first week following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s May 13 announcement that fully-vaccinated people no longer had to wear masks indoors, covered faces were still ubiquitous in local businesses, and, even outdoors. […]

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Missing and murdered

When Tessa McClean and other Native American women painted red hands over their mouths before they led the Women’s March in Denver in 2017, a powerful symbol was born. “The red paint on our faces represents the erasure of indigenous women,” said McClean, an activist and member of the Anishinabee Nation of Canada. She said […]

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A cinematic ‘Crime’: David Cronenberg makes an attempt to return to body horror—and fails

Director David Cronenberg returns to the body-horror genre—and the results are shockingly doll and shlocky. Cronenberg had a nice creative renaissance between 2002-2007, when he made films with deeper, dramatic tendencies like A History of Violence and Eastern Promises. Those films hearkened back to the dramatic brilliance of his masterpiece, 1983’s The Dead Zone, a […]

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Carson City hosts a steam locomotive reunion on Independence Day weekend

The public is invited to celebrate Independence Day at the Great Western Steam-Up in Carson City July 1 to July 4 at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 2180 S. Carson St. The event features several antique steam locomotives, train rides, food, live entertainment, steam-powered fire pumpers, tractors and automobiles on display, and “lost art” demonstrations […]