After years of singing on the Strip, Philip Goldstein felt the need to explore the spirituality in his life. The path has taken him to the young congregation of Shirat Shalom where he is cantor.
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Despite the dry and hot climate, it’s possible to garden in the Las Vegas Valley, so Henderson View looks at three local clubs dedicated to educating the public on desert gardening.
The Mojave Desert might not sound like the ideal climate to experience springtime gardening, but a research center in the northwest area is providing residents with the knowledge to take gardening to the next level.
Spring is when flowers begin to bloom and many people look to re-energize their gardens. While Summerlin does not have any dedicated gardening clubs, it does have residents who enjoy gardening and belong to flower clubs.
Jamillah Ali-Rahman , executive director of Friends of Parkinson’s, 2400 N. Tenaya Way, recently went on a trip to Washington, D.C., to attend a Parkinson’s panel in the White House Eisenhower Executive Office. The panel highlighted the importance of continuing Parkinson’s research and providing support programs for people with Parkinson’s.
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Las Vegas literary happenings this week include presentations by authors Morgan St. James, Branch Whitney and Jodi Thomas.
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Las Vegas author Nachman Kataczinsky explores the possibilities of an alternative German history in the time travel, science fiction novel “The Shield.”
Angels Landing in Zion National Park, Utah, is a viewpoint atop a giant red sandstone monolith, offering one of the best panoramic views in the park, which is to say one of the best in the American West. The 5-mile round-trip hike to Angels Landing is famous among hikers throughout the world, mostly because it is one scary trail, especially in the last bone-chilling half-mile. If this hike is on your bucket list, it’s good to do it in spring, after the sun has melted any ice that might have made the path slick and before summer brings the year’s largest crowds to the park and hot temperatures.
Lee Thompson became an Internet sensation when he became the first ever person to snap a selfie from the top of Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue. In an act of selfie selflessness, he’s offered to share his top tips for capturing those memorable mugshot moments.
The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council named the Sugardale hot dog served in a foil packet at the Cleveland Indians’ Progressive Field as the best baseball dog in the country. A local reader from Cleveland would like to find them here.
Open enrollment may have ended in February, but the state’s health insurance exchange has had a busy spring.
Feeling so happy you just can’t stand it? You might want to pop some acetaminophen.
Let’s face it, no matter who you are, life is not always easy. There are times when even the best of us get derailed from the life we think we are headed for, and end up at what we believe is a dead end.
The Maryland couple who made national headlines for letting their children walk home unaccompanied from a park are in potential trouble with Child Protective Services again after the kids were picked up Sunday by police one-third of a mile from home.
We all want our children to grow up and be independent adults. Yet, figuring out how to get them there can be challenging. Good parents teach and train their children along the way so that they can learn and be ready to be completely independent.
Investors — and millennials — are nuts about Acorns, a new investment app that lets people automatically invest spare change from debit and credit card purchases.
Research suggests parents who figure that soon the baby will be old enough to help out around the house may be in for a surprise.
U.S. authorities are investigating the online leak of home addresses of senior officials and former officials from the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and other agencies, CBS News reported on Wednesday.
When someone says that pain is all in your head, they’re partially right. New theories on pain and how the human body perceives it are changing how the medical industry treats people experiencing pain.
For the awkward situations that come up at dinner parties and dreaded family gatherings, avoid these well-meant comments that are not always well-received by single people.