Raves from the expert next door Meet our Neighborhood Experts. Centennial Hills, you’re away from the city’s bustle, but the commute makes for some MASSIVE ROAD RAGE. If this spa’s massages don’t dispel stress, their Sunday meditation classes will.
Once considered the sole province of fusty white captains of industry, philanthropy is trickling down to the people — specifically, young people. In Las Vegas, the United Way of Southern Nevada has the Young Philanthropists Society, aimed at 20- to 40-year-olds who want to make a different kind of investment — in their community.
The best way to get a view of the Strip? Easy: Rent a penthouse suite at a high-rise resort. But if price puts that out of reach, get high with this list — the best million-dollar views of Vegas you can gaze at for free, cheap or the price of a meal.
Town Square’s new temple to meatballs reimagines the red-sauce restaurant staple in myriad forms: pork, lamb, turkey and even lentil. But the basic beef version — seasoned with Italian spices and made feather-light with ricotta — is comfort fare at its finest.
In this episode, we compare two takes on that most famous plate in pub grub: fish and chips. In one corner, we have a popular, no-frills Irish joint; in the other, a gastropub taking a few liberties with their interpretation.
Whether you crave soulful satisfaction or a shock of spice, dip into these six soups Though the temperature can dip to freezing and our winter winds can inspire a certain unique misery, real Las Vegans look forward to this cold season. (As long as it’s a short one.
We Las Vegans sure love us some superlatives — biggest, baddest, brightest, brashest. There’s not an adjective out there we won’t stamp an -est suffix on and then plaster onto a marquee or stir into an overheated press release.
The Vegas wedding is a knotty oxymoron: It’s an institution built on a sometimes-loony legacy of impulsive, implausible and ill-advised matrimonial unions — whether it was Mickey Rooney and Ava Gardner hitching up in 1942 or Britney Spears marrying, uh, whoever that one guy was in 2004. You might think it would follow that our wedding chapels are tenuous tenants in our cityscape — particularly on the Strip, that restless vein of implosion and reinvention.
Nevada’s lax marriage and divorce laws have made for memorable hookups, breakups and romantic shake-ups In 1931, in the throes of the Great Depression, the Nevada Legislature staked our state’s future on sin — divorce, gambling, easy marriage — as a way to draw tourists and their dollars. It was a bold move.
So let me get this straight: It’s legal to possess medical marijuana — but illegal to actually buy it? Lobbyists must tell the public what gifts they’re lavishing on lawmakers — but only during certain months of the year? And in many cases, unelected bureaucrats are deciding how much public employees earn? We need to fix this. We need to pass some laws.
Getting hitched? Give your vows a wow at these heart-fluttering, jaw-dropping wedding spots
Whether it’s for a drive-thru quickie or a lavish extravaganza, Las Vegas draws lovebirds from across the land to its endless array of wedding venues. This embarrassment of riches translates into a unique challenge for locals.
Artist John Bissonette says his work registers an emotional connection to pop culture. We say this: It springs, jumbles and bounces on your visual radar like a yippee parade of wowza mad shape and color woo-hoo.