It was supposed to be a record-breaking year for tourist visits to Israel. But all that changed when the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas prompted jittery travelers to cancel trips en masse, leaving empty hotel rooms and barren tourist sites in their wake.
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It isn’t every day that a retail outlet at McCarran International Airport hosts a book signing. But then, it isn’t every day that co-authors who are 13 and 10 write a book that can fetch $23.95 a copy.
There are resources available to help people on their journey to good health, including using dietitians.
This crisp white wine from Southern Italy is a bone-dry mouthful with very different characteristics than Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc. Even those production is limited, it’s less than $5 a bottle.
Head lice are a year-around problem. However, many parents do associate lice outbreaks with school. Here’s some advice on how to deal with this health nuisance.
No matter how much you think you understand health insurance, someone will always throw you a scenario you didn’t expect. That’s the case with John McGrail of Las Vegas.
The best, most justifiable divorce is hell. It goes downhill from there in a big hurry. Which is why I admire people who can negotiate that hell with honor, justice and equity.
Dear Savvy Senior: I understand that there are several types of flu vaccines being offered to seniors this flu season. What can you tell me about them? — Cautious Senior
In Southern Nevada, the Spring Mountains in Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest provide the closest access to early autumn color viewing.
The Frishers are full of information about Kingman and happy to share it. Upon check-in, they gave me a Route 66 pin and a history of the town, which included a map, colored markers and scandalous stories about celebrities who’ve stayed there. (Who knew Clark Gable was married so many times?)
Cerca country welcomes fall with pumpkin patches, corn mazes, community celebrations and plenty of outdoor adventures.
Kris Engelstad McGarry and the Engelstad Family Foundation received the Education Hero award during a gala Sept. 20 sponsored by the Public Education Foundation at the Mandarin Oriental.
Pianist Kenny and his parents have moved to Las Vegas. The younger Davidsen appears on Wednesdays and Saturdays starting at 8 p.m. at Don’t Tell Mama piano bar in downtown Las Vegas. He also headlines on Friday nights at the Tuscany, appearing with guest singers. Kenny is also pianist/musical director for several performers and bands.
It’s nearly three hours into their patrol shift on a Tuesday afternoon when Downtown Rangers Wathna Reth and Teresa Reyes see a man stumbling along Fremont Street.
Steve Spatafore has been a Las Vegan for 20 years, but he has never forgotten his North Canton, Ohio, youth — especially those cool fall days when he would rake colorful leaves into large piles and then jump into those piles and scatter the leaves everywhere.
Dear Gail: We’re done with our white walls and ready to paint. We’ll do the painting ourselves to save money. Over the years we’ve stayed pretty neutral, so don’t want to make any mistakes with choosing colors. Are there any things we should be aware of?
Is it called a fruit bowl, berry bowl, fruit stand, fruit dish, epergne, basket or bride’s basket? A search of 1880s and ’90s catalogs of silver and glass tableware manufacturers had similar pieces called by any one of these names.
Q: In my bathtub is a lever that controls when the water goes down the drain. Unfortunately, the lever isn’t doing its job anymore, and the water just runs down the drain. I figure there’s a mechanism inside the tub to stop the water from draining. What can I do to make it work again?
Farmers’ markets highlight the events scheduled around the valley.
Q: We have 14-year-old pine trees with large water berms under them for collecting water. The inside of these berms are full of pine needles that I hoped would help hold moisture but they do not deteriorate. Should they be left under the trees or be removed?
Thousands of runners took part Saturday in the sixth Dempsey Challenge, the first time the cancer support fundraiser in honor of Patrick Dempsey’s mother has been held since her death.
One of China’s most famous dissidents has appropriated the United States’ most famous former prison as a way to highlight the plight of activists held in detention.
Each week Neon spotlights a different cuisine in the Dining Guide, with steakhouses and seafood restaurants this week. Restaurants are rated on a letter-grade scale, from A to F. Opinions by R-J critic Heidi Knapp Rinella (H.K.R.) are indicated by initials. Price symbols are based on the cost of an average entree: $ = entrees less than $10; $$ = entrees from $10 to $20; $$$ = entrees from $20 to $30; and $$$$ = entrees more than $30.
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