Tipping was once so hated in America that six U.S. states officially outlawed it in the early 20th century. And, yet, tipping in America has survived. And thrived.
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Springtime in the desert is the premier birdwatching season, when thousands of avian visitors follow a major international flyway northward as winter retreats.
Members of the Lohan School of Shaolin walked down Fourth Street in downtown Saturday in a parade celebrating the Chinese New Year, part of the two-day Las Vegas Spring Festival.
“To sleep, perchance to dream — ay, there’s the rub.”
Think back to avocado green kitchen appliances. Did shivers just go down your back or did you get a pang of nostalgia?
Lucky bamboo is not bamboo at all — though it bears an uncanny resemblance. Rather it’s a plant called Dracaena sanderiana.
Q: I have a very tall shoestring acacia tree that is too close to the house. The leaves accumulate on my flat roof and clog the scuppers. This has caused interior flooding on occasion as the water overwhelms the vents and skylights. Can this tree be topped or must it be removed?
My long-held fascination with a rare and exotic finish began some years ago on my first trip to Asia. Tokyo was my initial stop and it was glorious and exciting despite the intense July heat and humidity — a condition that the local population described as “sah-oona” (sauna). And believe me, it was.
To enjoy the wine lifestyle, the accessories must be as great as the vintage wine. Today, the status symbol is a wine cellar with bottles of carefully selected wine stored in racks in a room kept at the proper temperature.
In today’s world, being organized is key. It makes a day run more smoothly and can keep you from pulling your hair out.
Don’t get up — here’s a candle you can put out from across the room.
No matter the size of your kitchen, it always seems like there’s never enough space. Maybe at one time you thought it was the perfect size, but after years of purchasing kitchen gadgets and new dishes, along with having a growing family, the thrill is gone.
Wondering where to eat this weekend? You could check out the Vegas foodies who were just nominated as semi-finalists for the 2015 James Beard Foundation chef and restaurant awards.
“Because some people can’t come to church for whatever reason, we were going to take church to the people. And just think: What better thing to happen in the midst of a busy day than to encounter God on the Strip?” said the Rev. Bonnie Polley of Christ Church Episcopal’s effort modeled after a program called Ashes to Go.
Dr. Farooq Abdulla, a neonatologist with the Foundation for Positively Kids in Las Vegas, wants to provide ongoing evaluation to infants born prematurely during the first three years of their lives. The goal is to ensure the children develop to their fullest potential.
Talking to children about pornography may not just help them dislike it, it may also insulate them against lowered self-esteem if a future romantic partner chooses to view it, according to a recent study.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Imagine there’s a bar that allows you to play Pac-Man, Frogger, Donkey Kong and various other game consoles for free while waiting for your food or enjoying a beer. Well, lucky for you, such a place does not exist only in your imagination — it’s in Henderson.
Diners wandering into the spot that once housed Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza & Grill in the Montecito Marketplace are now greeted by a new fast-casual concept called Table 89. The new eatery is owned by the creators of Sammy’s and features many of the same menu items but without the wait staff.
Red Rock Resort’s 8 Noodle Bar takes its name from tradition: A dragon takes the shape of the number eight and is considered lucky in many Asian cultures.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Yau Kung Moon kung fu lion and dragon dancers performed during a Chinese New Year celebration outside of the Venetian hotel-casino Thursday.