San Diego, Los Angeles and Denver: These cities, like many others across the country, have been working on revitalizing their downtown areas. There's been work on cleaning up streets and getting rid of crime.
Mayor Oscar Goodman wants to build a sports Arena in Las Vegas and lure either an NBA and/or NHL team to the area. The city is talking with a group about the possibility of building the arena in Symphony Park. But, the city is being very hush about their plans.
Should the state give a casino tax rebates to build an arena? Or if the city builds one, do taxpayers want to see a $500,000,000 facility built in this economy?
A May piece in the Phoenix New Times, "Why your cocktail waitress hates you", lists 19 types of customers that anger cocktail servers. These servers, along with bartenders, bouncers and bussers form the backbone of Las Vegas's club industry.
Remember the days when a driver would stop and help someone with a flat tire? Or when someone would buy a homeless stranger a hot meal? What happened to those days? Do people still reach out to others? Two college filmmakers are traveling the United States and testing out the kindness of strangers, and they tell us what they found in Nevada. Do you reach out to help others? Or have you faced tough times, and has someone been kind to you? Are there any stories that really touched your heart? In this recession, where are we seeing the kindness of strangers? Share your story with us below.
Where are some great casino coffee shops (or three-meal restaurants)? Max Jacobson and John Curtas offer their top five. And Eat It or Beat It? Max
and John spar over Hue Thai's Famous French Sandwiches, Naked City Sandwich Shop, and American Fish.