The U.S. Treasury Department’s inspector general has determined Jay-Z and Beyonce’s fifth-anniversary trip to Cuba last year was legal under rules allowing educational travel to the island.
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Bill Friedman tapped 47 years researching organized crime, government and police corruption to write “All Against the Law: The Criminal Activities of the Depression Era Bank Robbers, Mafia, FBI, Politicians, & Cops.”
Grand Canyon National Park is visited by nearly 5 million people a year, and not surprisingly, many complain that it’s crowded. But you don’t have to endure that because the vast majority of those millions gaze upon the canyon from its South Rim. Those who choose the North Rim get much more elbow room.
Literary events coming this week include Ann McGinnis’ presentation to the Las Vegas Writers Group to speak on developing a fan base and poet Bridget Lowe’s visit to UNLV.
Want a book with a chunk of controversy between its pages? Of course you do, which is why you want “A Most Imperfect Union.”
LEGENDS TRYOUTS PLANNED AUG. 26, 27
The music festival is scheduled May 8-9 and May 15-16 on the Las Vegas Strip. Tickets are $295 for a one-weekend pass.
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Five Clark County students with Norwegian ancestry have been awarded $3,100 in scholarships by the Vegas Viking Lodge of the Sons of Norway. The winners are Sean Cortney , a UNLV sophomore; Amanda Fehr , a Shadow Ridge High School senior; Skylar Feldman of Henderson, a Coronado High School senior; Nathan Gifford , a Centennial High School senior; and Jessica Reed , a three-time winner and a sophomore at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa.
Think of them as frozen cocktails on a stick — spikesicles, if you will, since Popsicle is a trademark and we can’t call them that.
Stuffed cabbage and cabbage rolls are homey, comforting and, for many of us, reminiscent of childhood, but kind of a pain to make. But never fear; fellow Taste of the Town readers have suggestions for Bob Schaffhauser, who’s looking for them.
Lyfe Kitchen — “Lyfe” stands for “love your food everyday” — opened last month, the 10th location from a company based in Irvine, Calif.
This wine shows exactly what pinotage is all about with rustic black fruits, again tons of smoked meat such as beef jerky, bacon, andouille sausage and saucy fruit extract with hints of smoky oak and minerality.
Solo traveling can be a wonderful experience, especially for a young woman. It fosters a sense of confidence and independence and it implores you to explore the many sights and sounds that the world has to offer. That said, we girls do face a few more safety challenges while traveling than our male counterparts do. Before you pack your bags, arm yourself with these tips to stay safe while seeing the world.
At least one Las Vegas store has been was affected by a Tuesday peanut and almond butters recall after reports of possible salmonella contamination.
Now that Charlotte Ponce has her ear, she’s looking to accessorize. Charlotte, whose face was mauled by a pet raccoon when she was a baby, is celebrating the completion of two years’ worth of reconstructive surgical procedures.
First-time business owners Reed and Judy Alewel aren’t taking any shortcuts as they prepare to open Pinot’s Palette, a paint and sip studio, on Thursday at The District at Green Valley Ranch.
The final open house to take resident input on the Spring Valley Land Use Plan was held July 31 at the Desert Breeze Community Center. The plan is to address proposed development in Spring Valley, a community of roughly 22,865 acres.
With its sweet fruit-flavored liqueurs, a working farm and eccentric cast of characters— including a dancing lemon — Bloomery Plantation Distillery has attracted tourists from every U.S. state and countries as far away as Laos and Iceland.
A talking, bucket-bodied robot has enthralled Canadians since it departed from Halifax last month on a hitchhiking journey to the Pacific coast.
A truck driver is being hailed a hero after saving a woman and her 1-year-old granddaughter from a fiery crash last week in Mississippi.
A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she reaches the age of 18, according to a report out Monday.
Even in the absence of the extreme heat, we still need to hydrate. It’s important — vitally important.