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Known for its over-the-top “twisted farm food,” Hash Hash a Go Go started offering its brunch menu 24/7 at its newest Henderson location, which took over the former Tony Roma’s Feb. 23.
Volcano Grille recently moved to a home with more space in the dining room and the kitchen. With a background in traditional teppanyaki, knives and spatulas are flying, so the chefs can use all the space they can get.
Rachel’s Kitchen is a local franchise with humble beginnings. The culinary brainchild of Debbie Sofer Roxarzade, it is named for her daughter Rachel and started with the first location in Summerlin in 2006. Since then, Rachel’s Kitchen has grown to seven Las Vegas Valley restaurants, including the Centennial Hills location.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
From a pond habitat collage on a bulletin board to drawings of trout in the hallways, there’s something fishy happening at Pinecrest Academy, 1360 S. Boulder Highway. First-grade teacher Ashlee Mickelberry used the crowdfunding website donorschoose.org to help purchase supplies to raise the trout in her classroom last summer. She received the eggs from a Montana hatchery Feb. 10.
Step into Downtown Summerlin’s Wonderland Bakery, and you leave the real world behind. The floor sparkles with embedded fairy dust. A miniature train travels a looping track above. On the shelves are shining crowns for little princesses and wands for bestowing wishes.
As visitors to Chocolate: The Exhibition at the Springs Preserve check out vintage chocolate cups, saucers and warming pots, they may insist they can smell chocolate in the air. It’s not just their imagination.
On Feb. 3, Katherine “Dolly” Hetrick retired after working for 22 years at Hancock Fabrics. She took a few days to do some sewing, spend some time with friends and take care of a few household chores. On Feb. 6, she jumped out of an airplane.
When Katherine Schlintz, founder of the Protect Animal Life Humane Society, began donating dog and cat food to Meals on Wheels, she noticed what an impact a few pounds of kibble made.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from March 5, 2015, View editions.
As of Feb. 11, the Southern Nevada Health District had identified four cases of measles, the first confirmed in Clark County since 2011.
Abel Edossa was named the 2015 Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada Youth of the Year against five finalists and received a $1,000 scholarship. Being named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys & Girls Clubs member can receive. Edossa is a senior at Rancho High School, where he is enrolled in the Medical Academy. As a 10-year member of the Boys and Girls Clubs, he has dedicated his time serving the community through the Keystone Club and working as a tutor for Andson Academics.
Henderson residents Cheryl Moss and Russ Petersen never imagined themselves as dog owners, but after adopting their first fur child Ruby, they couldn’t picture life any differently.
Henderson resident Elaine Anderson knows the importance of family and sharing memories. So when she found a container full of old family photos on the side of the road, she knew she had to work fast to locate the owner.
Much like the biblical story of Noah’s Ark, Noah’s Animal House in North Las Vegas provides hope and safety to the pets of women and children leaving a chaotic environment in search of a new life. Founder Staci Columbo Alonso was inspired to name the shelter for her teenage son, Noah, who shares similar features with the biblical animal savior.
Las Vegas author Len Kreisler shares his medical adventures starting with his job as a U.S. Army physician in top-secret bacterial warfare research and concluding with his position as medical director for the Nevada Atomic Test Site in the book “The Obligated Volunteer.”
From bird anatomy to habitat and volunteer opportunities, children will find a good overview of birds and bird watching in “Birdology” in terms that challenge them but won’t frustrate them.
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include visits by Obert Skye and Steve Jenkins and an author session with Jennifer Debs.
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