DINING: A meal honoring Oscar


Former Las Vegas Mayor Ron Lurie, for whom Ron’s Steakhouse at Arizona Charlie’s (740 S. Decatur Blvd.) is named, is honoring retiring Mayor Oscar Goodman with a special entree, Chicken Oscar (chicken breast with white asparagus, crabmeat and Bearnaise and Bordelaise sauces), with the soup of the day or a house salad — plus a free martini — for $12 plus tax (half off the usual $24 menu price). It's available from Wednesday (July 6) through Sunday. Lurie was mayor from 1987 to 1991 and is executive vice president and general manager of Arizona Charlie’s. ...

The PBR Rock Bar & Grill at Planet Hollywood, 3667 Las Vegas Blvd. South, will celebrate National Mac ‘N’ Cheese Day Thursday (July 7) with a free side of homemade mac ‘n’ cheese with the purchase of any entree. And those who follow PBR Rock Bar on Twitter (@PBRRockBar) can use the free open bar from 10 p.m. to midnight. ...

The Epicurean Charitable Foundation is accepting new and gently used laptops and new professional business clothes for students before the fall semester begins. The donations will be accepted through the end of the month at the foundation’s office at 6765 S. Eastern Ave. (932-5098), at Wicked Creative at 6149 S. Rainbow Blvd. (868-4545) and at Sting Systems at 5 Longevity Drive in Henderson (866-847-8464).