Dylan Chryst Watkiss, Author at PHOENIX magazine

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Escape the heat and boost your energy with these unique iced coffees from around the Valley. From the classic cold brew to specialty drinks with interesting twists, these five cold cups of joe are sure to get you going. Berdena’s honey lavender iced latte is a refreshing take on the classic iced coffee. The sweet but not too sweet hint of lavender and honey will cool you off during these hot summer days. 7051 E....

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While glitzy Las Vegas gets most of the attention, Reno has its own charms. Plan a visit to this northwest Nevada city to learn about its history and enjoy the emerging hospitality scene. Weird Reno Walking Tour This new 75-minute walking tour gives visitors a glimpse of the history of Reno. It was created during the COVID-19 pandemic as a fun yet safe way to interact with and learn about the Reno community. Magician tour...

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Pickleball – the sport with the funny name that has been sweeping the nation – was first played in 1965. The approachable pastime combines elements of tennis, badminton and table tennis, with participants playing singles or doubles. The list of Valley venues to play at is growing along with the popularity of the sport. If you’re interested in giving it a go, check out these five places with pickleball courts.    G.R. Herberger Park  This...

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The Edgemont’s secret grilled cheese | Photo by Dylan Chryst Watkiss   Liven up the classic grilled cheese by trying a fancy sammie from these local dining legends. Prosciutto & Brie Panini from Postino This meaty take on the grilled cheese includes prosciutto di parma, brie, fig jam, arugula, balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Seven Valley locations, postinowinecafe.com Grilled Cheese from The Main Ingredient Rather than having one cheese, The Main Ingredient’s three cheese grilled...

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