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  Topic: Post a random Reno pic
BC Dave

Replies: 12
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PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Mar Sat 25, 2017 1:41 pm   Subject: BB Diner
I've never been to the Black Bear diner in Reno but Janice and I had a pretty good meal at one in Northern California. I 'Google mapped" the Reno location and you can just make out the carvings in th ...
  Topic: Post a random Reno pic
BC Dave

Replies: 12
Views: 199

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Mar Sat 25, 2017 11:26 am   Subject: Mapes and Holiday
Late 80's or early 90's. The (closed) Mapes and the Holiday (later the Siena).

https://s25.postimg.org/ql1mymtxr/Mapes_and_Holiday001.jpg
  Topic: Post a random Reno pic
BC Dave

Replies: 12
Views: 199

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Mar Fri 24, 2017 7:58 am   Subject: VP location
This might be a good time to ask if anyone's having trouble with photobucket being awfully slow? I've hunted around for an alternative and found it's not easy to find a site that'll give you image cod ...
  Topic: Post a random Reno pic
BC Dave

Replies: 12
Views: 199

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Mar Thu 23, 2017 9:35 pm   Subject: Keep 'em coming!
Good pics and stories. I too got lucky with a random draw ... at the Fitz! It was one of those birthday draws. They had my Month and Day drawn, but not the year. But, hey - they still handed me a cool ...
  Topic: Post a random Reno pic
BC Dave

Replies: 12
Views: 199

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Mar Wed 22, 2017 9:34 pm   Subject: Good idea!
A great idea MJames! I'm afraid I missed out on 'Joe's Diner' and it's offspring 'MTO fresh'. Here's my contribution - from 1985.

http://i579.photobucket.com/albums/ss235/BCDave/Eldo.jpg
  Topic: New post of old stuff
BC Dave

Replies: 3
Views: 135

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Mar Tue 21, 2017 9:55 pm   Subject: Good find
Good find Alison - funny, it has just a passing reference to Reno's 'Night Clubs'.

My memory had a bit of a flash and I remembered John Evanoff had several interesting posts on the Palace Club and ...
  Topic: New post of old stuff
BC Dave

Replies: 3
Views: 135

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Mar Tue 21, 2017 1:44 pm   Subject: New post of old stuff
The board has been sleeping for nine days. Time for something.... Here's a couple of pics from Reno's early glory day (50's .. 60's?).
They were black and whites and I have added some color to live ...
  Topic: Belated trip report...
BC Dave

Replies: 10
Views: 638

PostForum: Trip Reports   Posted: Mar Fri 10, 2017 7:02 am   Subject: Hof Brau!
Another Cal Neva eatery for weary, blood shot eyed gamblers was the great Hof Brau, a no nonsense cafeteria. Hundreds of 99 cent breakfasts served daily. I think it was at the top of the escalator in ...
  Topic: Belated trip report...
BC Dave

Replies: 10
Views: 638

PostForum: Trip Reports   Posted: Mar Thu 09, 2017 12:03 pm   Subject: Drink prices may vary
Hey Stan, thanks for the report. Sorry to hear that the Treasures of the Eldorado has gone in to the dustbin of casino giveaways history. They were almost always good for a free pen. Janice and I step ...
  Topic: Annual Teste Fest Trip '17
BC Dave

Replies: 12
Views: 703

PostForum: Trip Reports   Posted: Mar Tue 07, 2017 10:51 pm   Subject: The moderator steps in!
Ah, what was I going to say? Oh yeah, CaSwede, a couple is OK. You definitely don't want a 'bucket' full!
  Topic: Silver Legacy - February 25-28, 2017
BC Dave

Replies: 15
Views: 1020

PostForum: Trip Reports   Posted: Mar Sat 04, 2017 9:59 am   Subject: A Classic Reno Trip Report
Thanks very much for the really great trip report! Love the pictures! Hard to believe the old Sundowner's poster "Best Rest In The West" is still there.
  Topic: Super Bowl Weekend: a good time to visit?
BC Dave

Replies: 13
Views: 1286

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Feb Sat 04, 2017 1:27 pm   Subject: Are we there yet?
"Knock, knock, knock!" (Check trunk please!)
  Topic: Super Bowl Weekend: a good time to visit?
BC Dave

Replies: 13
Views: 1286

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Feb Thu 02, 2017 11:42 pm   Subject: Stanta Claus is comin' to town!
Yee Haw! "Have a beer for me at the Cal Neva, then make sure you slam a few more at Shooters and then have a whole bunch more at all them other watering holes! - "Excerpted from BC Dave's, "Reno Trave ...
  Topic: Super Bowl Weekend: a good time to visit?
BC Dave

Replies: 13
Views: 1286

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Feb Wed 01, 2017 1:08 pm   Subject: Super bowl 1985
I was there for the Super Bowl on my first trip (January 1985). [url=http://visitreno.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=7558]'1985 trip report' It was busy but back then Reno was always busy. So that's proba ...
  Topic: 40 hours in Reno
BC Dave

Replies: 9
Views: 1283

PostForum: Trip Reports   Posted: Jan Sat 28, 2017 11:15 am   Subject: Thanks CaSwede
Sounds like a nice quick break to to fantasy-land. Except for the cold - both inside and out. Wish it were a 4 hour drive for us too!
 
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