The owner of a new bar in the Adaven Hotel is hoping to turn ugly into Gardnerville gold.
"I've always loved this building," said Gardnerville Ranchos resident Tom Hunter. "When John Fisher (ReMax Realty) bought it, I called him, and here we are."
Hunter, 45, is the proud owner of Nevada Ugly Hot Spot, a new hangout in the bottom level of the historic Adaven, just down the door from Buckaroos.
Last week, Hunter stood in front of the remodeled bar and pointed to the recently uncovered floor - the hotel's original hardwood floor dating back to 1895.
"It's ugly," …