Late last month, more than two dozen people armed with hammers and buckets of paint descended on Roosevelt Fields’ longtime home.
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
BLOOD DRIVE HEADED TO CANNERY CASINO
Ries Elementary School is losing one of its greatest resources next school year. First-grade teacher Joy BartlettRi is retiring after 50 years as an educator.
BEDFORD, Mass. — The American Gerbil Society’s annual pageant brought dozens of rodents scurrying to New England this weekend for a chance to win “top gerbil.”
Dog owner Pam Hall, 55, considers herself a bit extreme when it comes to caring for her two furry friends.
RENO — The bodies of more than a dozen dogs that were shot to death and dumped on the outskirts of a rural town likely all came from the same place, deputies said Tuesday.
Henderson Libraries is planning to bring a taste of the Hawaiian and the Pacific Island culture to the community with the Asian Pacific Dreams Festival on May 25.
Sunday will be a different sort of Mother’s Day for Stacey Escalante. Not bad-different. Just different-different.
WASHINGTON — Talk about high expectations for a newborn: King and Messiah are among the fastest-rising baby names for American boys.
Food and Cooking
The latest salvo in Las Vegas’ upscale-burger wars has been fired by Burger Bistro, which offers countless design-your-own options. The starting point is one of six types of patty on a brioche or wheat bun, with lettuce, onion, tomato and dill pickle. Then you can get creative with toppings ranging from the commonplace, ketchup and mustard, to far more offbeat selections such as Barolo-braised short ribs and foie gras terrine with sweet apples. A variety of wines and 30 beer selections also are available. Here’s a sample from the menu:
It’s not exactly earth-shattering news that we tend to struggle with the pronunciation of words of the culinary persuasion. The tomato/tomahto debate, after all, became part of the lore in 1937, when the Gershwins’ “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off” was introduced in the film “Shall We Dance.”
OK, we’re not insinuating, by running this pictorial right before Mother’s Day, that Mom could really use a drink. Rumor does have it that statistical proof exists of an affinity between mothers (particularly new mothers) and wine, especially, but we leave it to you to decide if the mothers in your life would like to imbibe on the big day. We also get that there are tons of teetotaling mothers out there, and for them we point out that the virgin mary was one of the first mocktails; most of these drinks would be fun even without the booze.
Home and Garden
The Christopher Guy Las Vegas showroom in the Las Vegas Design Center is donating a handcrafted mirror to the NEWH Bid and Give Auction, which is occurring online through May 20 and during the HD Expo in Las Vegas today and Friday.
The UNLV Continuing Education is offering several gardening classes during May and June.
With more people becoming passionate about gourmet cooking each day, modern kitchens are introducing a variety of innovative appliances to make the task easier and results as good as you will find in a five-star restaurant. All you need to add is your favorite recipes.