Keep an eye on these promising young athletes as they score big, break records — and make their hometown proud
UNLV Junior Baseball Starting Pitcher
Erick Fedde began laying the foundation for his eminent role as UNLV’s Friday night starter years ago — in family games of Candy Land. Intensely driven to win even as a kid, Erick would devilishly pre-arrange the stack of cards so his game piece would leap across the board, ensuring victory.
What’s not to like about inhaling nicotine vapor instead of smoke? Plenty. But as some states move to regulate the vape craze, Nevada is a bit slow on the uptake “I used to smoke about a pack a day,” says Laura Stephens.
Our favorite recent dishes that have us coming back for seconds Corn flake-crusted brioche French toast at La Cave Tucked in a hallway off the buzzing Wynn gaming floor, La Cave is oddly located. But a location that seems like an afterthought starts to feel like a secret when you enter the cellar-like space on a Sunday midmorning — and when you turn the corner and find yourself on a sunny patio overlooking the pool, it becomes a secret you’ll want to keep.
To make a living at the pinnacle of sports wagering, you need talent, discipline, a good wi-fi hookup — and, increasingly, a sports book that will take your action
See the people, more than a thousand of them converged in the sports book at LVH, among the largest and most extravagant in the world. Converted years ago from the theater made famous by Elvis Presley, back when it was the Hilton, the room retains something of its old excitement, now manifested in the foaming insides of the sports bettors awaiting kickoff.
New water chief John Entsminger on lakes, lawns and how he plans to keep the taps flowing in Southern Nevada (hint: It’s not all about the rural pipeline plan anymore)
What do you get for $260,000 a year? We get John Entsminger, the new general manager of the Southern Nevada Water Authority. For his part, Entsminger gets a big, fat dehydration headache: A region of 2.