Las Vegans itching for a taste of somewhere new are only a short drive from another Western food haven: Los Angeles. Far more than avocados and quinoa, California cuisine has a breadth and depth that one has to taste to believe.
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June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, and there’s a lot to celebrate. With so many pride celebrations this weekend, check out how cities across the country (and the world) are marking the occasion.
In Sun City Anthem author Robert Lee Murphy’s historical novel, “Eagle Talons: The Iron Horse Chronicles: Book One,” newly orphaned 14-year-old Will Braddock sets off across the post-Civil War West to find his railroad surveyor uncle and escape a life as a blacksmith apprentice.
In the new book “The Red Bicycle” by Jude Isabella, illustrated by Simone Shin, one boy’s outgrown bike becomes another child’s treasure.
Gerry Weitz, owner of a pest control company in Southern California, pays any of his employees who go smoke-free for six months $500. To ensure would-be quitters get the support they need, he also pays for them to participate in smoking-cessation support groups.
A Las Vegas doctor facing nearly a dozen child pornography charges videotaped himself having sex with a sedated, underage girl in his office, according to Metro.
The global HIV epidemic could see a resurgence in just five years without a drastic acceleration in efforts to prevent and treat the AIDS virus, the United Nations and disease experts said Thursday.
More than 65,000 students in New York City’s poorest-performing public schools will have their vision screened and, if needed, get a free pair of eyeglasses, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday.
Participating locations of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, in celebration of the company’s 1,000th store, are offering $2 small ice blended drinks from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, one per customer.
A Taste of the Town reader gives a shout out: “For the very first time, Friendly’s ice cream is being sold in Nevada!”
Made in the greatest tradition and with a true eye for quality, it is a fabulous value that probably should cost at least twice as much if not more.
Las Vegas has been racking up the dining distinctions, but here’s one it may not want: According to a new study, this is the most expensive city in the country for dining out.
Sophelay Ouk, 30, of Rhode Island, didn’t realize her wish for a more voluptuous derriere would lead to additional, and dangerous, baggage. “I wanted the round butt. The whole J-Lo look,” Ouk said. But the cost of buying black market butt injections included pneumonia, coughing up blood, leg swelling and numb toes for this woman.
After visiting with the mayor of Caldwell, Idaho, Las Vegas Mayor Pro Tem and Ward 6 City Councilman Steve Ross saw the difference that a youth council made in the city. In an area where problems included violence and graffiti, Ross learned how involving young people in the decision-making process could change problems overnight.
The 24-year-old man who died at the Electric Daisy Carnival early Sunday morning was identified Wednesday as Nicholas Austin Tom, of San Francisco.
With the release of “Inside Out” this week, some writers are calling attention to characteristics Pixar films nurture in children — namely, spirituality.
The so-called “S.T.EYE” condom is a conceptual design that changes color when it comes into contact with a sexually-transmitted infection such as chlamydia or syphilis.
Your children have grown up and are setting up their own lives, but you also want to keep your family united. Here are 10 tips to help keep your family close.
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include a book launch by Holly Madison.
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