Las Vegas traffic can drive even the most patient person crazy. If it’s not a series of red lights, it’s construction on the freeway or motorists disregarding driving etiquette.
Input is being taken from the public on how best to address Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area’s infrastructure needs. A Feb. 6 meeting alerted residents about upcoming projects, such as possibly repaving the Scenic Loop Drive.
View Neighborhood News readers send photos of their pets and everday lives, and View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. To submit a photo, email View copy editor Anne King at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Viewpoints, 1111 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Photos cannot be returned, and due to the high volume, they are often scheduled a month or two in advance.
When Southwest resident Yasmin Tajik made the career switch from marine biologist at Wynn Las Vegas to a self-employed photographer, she knew she wanted to make a difference. Tajik and five other female photographers were selected to travel to Thailand Feb. 25 for an eight-day project with The Giving Lens, an organization that works with nonprofits to provide educational photography workshops.
The famous 27 puppies that survived a Las Vegas pet store fire will be raffled off, with tickets costing $250 each.
Guess what? No matter how guilty your dog looks, it has no idea what you’re talking about and feels no remorse.
“Marlon” is part triton cockatoo and part urban legend.
Starting March 8, Southern Nevadans will have a chance to reconnect with the Las Vegas Valley’s equine past when Horses4Heroes Inc., a Las Vegas-based nonprofit organization, moves to Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs to offer the public horseback riding and other family-friendly activities.
In about 90 seconds an adorable 16-month-old boy becomes a fan of Superman while watching “Man of Steel” with his dad.
The Discovery Children’s Museum is playing brain games with its latest traveling exhibit “Mindbender Mansion,” on display through April 27.
Food and Cooking
Want to wake up to the sound of bacon sizzling on the stove with its aroma drawing you out of bed? There’s an app for that.
N9NE Steakhouse, which opened with the Palms in 2001, was closed briefly in mid-November for a $5-million renovation, reopening in late December.
As a registered dietitian, Lorna DunnCrabb had an appreciation for the nutritional qualities of kale. She wasn’t really sure about the flavor, though.
Home and Garden
Nevada Naturalist, a University of Nevada Cooperative Extension program, is looking for interested adults to participate. The Nevada Naturalist program educates and trains adults interested in learning about the natural resources in Southern Nevada. Participants study environmental education and interpretation, laws and regulations, and environmental issues.
Don’t think I’m a dark person, but in my opinion, every room needs some black. This powerful neutral fuels a room with drama, offering both a strong presence and much-needed negative space. Here are six places you can introduce some black magic into your decor:
Most of us are fairly familiar with aloe vera, especially during sunburn season. But did you know there are more than 400 species of these winter bloomers?