Celebrating Nevada’s Sesquicentennial: What’s your favorite local find?

For every month leading up to Nevada’s 150th birthday (Oct. 31), we’ll post one Nevada- or birthday-themed question along with responses from every Imagine team member. This month is a Nevada question. Please join us as we think about our favorite local finds. And if you’d like, comment on our blog to tell us yours! -Melissa Biernacinski

What’s your favorite local find?

“The patio/front yard at Crown and Anchor. People are allowed to bring their dogs, and it’s the friendliest place in town. I just don’t know if it’s the dogs or the beer that makes people friendly.” –Tiffannie

The Smith Center. What a beautiful venue.” –Megan

“The church I attended when I was living in Las Vegas, St. Sharbel Maronite Catholic Church. The building has an old, European chapel feel to it and the people are friendly.” –Nadia

“The Clark County Museum on Boulder Highway.” –Gail

Colosseum Training Center. I’ve been struggling with my physical health for a long time and my association with Colosseum Training Center has changed my perception in a way that is making my lifestyle healthier.” –Alex

Spring’s Preserve.” –Donna

“There are so many – Community Lutheran Church, Grouchy John’s Coffee shop, Colosseum Training Center, Benjarong Authentic Thai Cuisine, UNLV Continuing Education, Thai Thai, The Smith Center. To name a few.” –Melissa

Boulder City is where I grew up. A small town sheltered from the Las Vegas lifestyle. This town has local events, which bring the community together throughout the year, all sorts of antique shops to explore, and a nice little` downtown where you can listen to music, dine, and grab a bite to eat all in one night.” –Julie

Pho MaiLan Vietnamese restaurant.” –Jim

Johnny Mac’s.” –Brian

Mountain’s Edge Park.” –Cynthia

The Chicken Shack was for a long time my favorite lil’ hole in the wall.” –Diana

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