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Archive for April, 2013

  • Maggie, as we are already calling her, will be raised

    By Warren Miller on April 29, 2013
    Maggie, as we are already calling her, will be raised on the almost deserted Island that is slightly larger than Manhattan in New York. That is where almost 6 million people live, but their island on the other hand has 4,200 inhabitants, not including Magnolia; 4,201 now. Nic, Jenny and, now, Magnolia By Warren Miller Last night I held the […]
  • Squaw Valley

    By The Weekly on April 28, 2013
    New dining experiences at Squaw As part of the resorts $50 million renaissance, Squaw Valley welcomes a host of new dining experiences on-mountain and in The Village at Squaw Valley. With 10 new restaurants and eateries adding to the 32 total dining experiences at Squaw, there is something to suit every palate. The Village at Squaw Valley welcomes Rocker@Squaw, the […]
  • Sometimes after skiing it is the quick and easy

    By Chef David “Smitty” Smith on April 25, 2013
    Sometimes after skiing it is the quick and easy bowl of soup or chowder that hits the spot. Corn Chowder By Chef David Smitty Smith Another year has come and gone, and what a difference a year does make. To think that we went from one of the most epic winters that Tahoe has ever seen, to perhaps the driest […]
  • Dancin’ in the Dark

    By The Weekly on April 25, 2013
    It’s that blissful interim before summer kicks in. The weather is getting delightful and there’s still plenty of entertainment to go around. It’s time to turn down the lights and boogie, boogie, boogie. April 25 Jo Mama takes the stage at Moody’s Bistro Bar & Beats. The band has been cranking out blues and rock for more than a decade […]
  • Whisky is for Drinking: Water is for Fighting Over

    By Mark McLaughlin on April 24, 2013
    With most resorts now closed for the season, it’s a good time to look back at the highly unusual 2013 winter. December started off wet when a media-dubbed California Superstorm dumped significant amounts of rain at elevations below 7,000’ early in the month. Heavy, wet snow fell on the upper slopes of Tahoe resorts and laid down a healthy base […]
  • Gab hits the stage with creative word play in an

    By The Weekly on April 23, 2013
    Gab hits the stage with creative word play in an up-tempo, action-packed, get up, get smashed and dance-inducing frenzy. The Gift of Gab Friday, Jan. 20 10 p.m. $10 general admission/$30 booth 21 & over Crystal Bay Club Crystal Bay, Nev. Gift Rap By Joy Michiel Its not unusual to be loyal to a group, and when one of its […]
  • Worst Winter of All, Part II

    By Mark McLaughlin on April 22, 2013
    Worst Winter of All, Part II By Mark McLaughlin No doubt about it, winter 2012 is off to a monumentally slow start. Virtually no snow has fallen on the Tahoe Basin since the pittance we received at Thanksgiving, which is giving regional resorts fits as they try to maintain a good sliding experience with man-made snow. A few ski areas […]
  • Restaurant Directory

    By The Weekly on April 19, 2013
  • Wine tasting in Carmel-by-the-Sea

    By Barbara Keck on April 19, 2013
    Time to get away from Tahoe for a while? You might go to Carmel-by-the-Sea on California’s Monterey Peninsula where everyone is proud of the fact that Wine Enthusiast magazine cited Monterey County as one of the top 10 worldwide wine areas to visit. While you are there, spend $50 to get a Wine Tasting Passport at the Carmel Chamber of […]
  • Ambition

    By Warren Miller on April 19, 2013
    Stepper Hall, the son of some friends of ours in Montana, sent me the following e-mail, “I’m writing my senior thesis on small business in the ski industry and I’d like you to help me with the question: ‘How can a small ski business survive in the ski industry that is dominated by a few big companies?’ ” Most of […]