From where we're sitting it's shaping up to be a good weekend. And so, to get us — and you — ready for the coming days, here's our latest installment of Happiest Hour.
This week: East Missoula's Reno Casino
Claim to fame: On a recent afternoon, the only patrons consisted of two white-haired locals chatting underneath the rusty animal traps and antique guns that adorn the bar’s walls. But on Friday and Saturday nights the historic bar—a liquor license on the wall dates the Reno back to 1937—draws a raucous crowd of college kids, folks passing through town and East Missoula locals. “We always have something crazy going on,” says bartender Vickie Nelson.