Caesars finally put out a statement on Friday saying, yes, execs are trying to book Britney Spears as a Planet Hollywood Resort headliner.
For the listed price of just under $5 million, you can get 62 parcels of land totaling 41 acres and your very own window into Nevada’s past.
Who says a community celebration has to cost a lot? Or that it must start on time? Or even be built around a coherent theme?
Eric Lampe scored twice in the first period, and the Wranglers (24-19-2-3) rolled to a 4-1 victory over the Bakersfield Condors (14-33-2-3) on Friday at Bakersfield, Calif.
RENO — In any other match, Jared Brathor might have been upset about the reversal Chaez Mokiao scored with five seconds remaining in their 126-pound Division I quarterfinal in Friday’s state wrestling tournament.
The Northwest League boys basketball race had the potential to finish in a four-way tie with a slew of tiebreakers needed to figure out which team got the league’s top playoff seed.
Diego Magdaleno finally got his wish. The unbeaten Las Vegan will get to fight for a world title, and he doesn’t mind going halfway around the world for the opportunity. Magdaleno will fight WBO super featherweight champion Roman “Rocky” Martinez in a 12-round bout April 6 at The Venetian Macau Resort.
High-rolling Las Vegas businessman Ramon DeSage pleaded not guilty in federal court Friday to a scheme to defraud investors of roughly $190 million.
Las Vegas, we didn’t quite make it to 40 million visitors in 2012, but we came close. When all was said and done, 39.7 million people came to the city in 2012, up 2.1 percent from 2011’s final total of 38.9 million visitors, according to the monthly Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority count released Friday. And even though it’s not quite 40 million, 2012 still was a record year for Las Vegas — the previous high was 39.2 million visitors in 2007.
The Nevada Division of Insurance said Wednesday that it recovered nearly $4 million in 2012 from insurers on behalf of policyholders.
Nevada’s casino industry posted its third straight annual gaming revenue increase in 2012 as the industry continues its modest recovery amid a sluggish economy.
Home prices in Las Vegas jumped 27.1 percent in January compared with January 2012, picking up where they left off last year as the inventory of homes available for sale remains tight, the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors reported Friday.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Tyler Griffey made the easiest and biggest shot of his career.
Possible side effects of watching “Side Effects” include increased brain activity, confusion, occasional irritability and warm, fuzzy feelings about Jude Law.
In his lifetime, Andy Warhol was hardly a Vegas kind of guy.
One of the unfortunate realities of local theater is that shows often open before the cast has had a chance to perform in front of a live audience. It’s the nature of the beast; community theater productions have short runs (as little as one weekend, or, for the fortunate, a couple of months).
Among the things you really don’t want to hear after putting your name on a restaurant waiting list and killing time for 45 minutes: “I can’t find it. Go ahead and seat them.”
A Lenten fish fry will be offered from 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 15 and every Friday throughout Lent at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Newman Center, 4765 Brussels St. It’s $7, and all proceeds will go to the St. Therese Center, which serves people affected by HIV/AIDS. Call 736-0887. ...
Each week Neon spotlights a different cuisine in the Dining Guide, with New American restaurants this week. Restaurants are rated on a letter-grade scale, from A to F. Opinions by R-J critic Heidi Knapp Rinella (H.K.R.) are indicated by initials. Price symbols are based on the cost of an average entree: $ = entrees less than $10; $$ = entrees $10 to $20; $$$ = entrees $20 to $30; and $$$$ = entrees more than $30.