The National Atomic Testing Museum is unusual in that many of its docents are former workers from the Nevada Test Site, now named the Nevada National Security Site.
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Laura Henkel initially created the annual “12 Inches of Sin” show to promote Sin City Gallery in The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., but it quickly became more than a promotional tool.
Fireworks are on sale through July 4 in temporary venues on many corners in the valley. Others enter the valley illegally, purchased in states or communities with less stringent fireworks regulations.
They can be seen wearing dark green and black T-shirts with upside down American flags and confidently riding shark trikes painted with a mouth full of teeth through the streets of Las Vegas.
Inside the recently opened Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway Center is a frosty white mural that holds hidden secrets to the naked eye. It’s only when seen with a polarized viewer that a new colorful world greets the eyes.
Brian David Bruns, a Summerlin resident, has visited 50 countries, made the seven seas his playground, pursued the girl and won her, and lived within walking distance of Dracula’s birthplace. And he tells it all in his books.
Even with Las Vegas’ glitzy roots, cafe owner Kenny Knoll said he doesn’t get starstruck when local celebrities or Strip performers eat at his establishment.
The city of Henderson participated in the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson, an annual global event to raise awareness about the importance of swimming lessons, June 18 at the Whitney Ranch Aquatic Complex, 1575 Galleria Drive.
Ah, a day playing golf at one of the valley’s premier courses. It doesn’t get much better than that. Spanish Trail Country Club beckons, offering history, luxury and a great playing experience.
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Do you have an angel on one shoulder and a devil on the other, duking it out to determine whether you make wise dining choices or decadent ones? Or maybe you’re a big-appetite rock star dating a gluten-free supermodel searching for a place she can eat that won’t leave you hungry? Please everyone with a visit to SkinnyFATS, where the menu is divided into a healthy and a happy side.
Stepping inside Viva Zapata’s Mexican Restaurant is like being transported to the heart of Mexico. From its dim lighting to its colorful lights and banners surrounding the cantina or bar, its festive and relaxed atmosphere will not disappoint.
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Dr. Marvin (Nick) Saines likes old things — really old things. Specfically, his fascination is fueled by the world before mankind. A geologist and former naturalist for the Red Rock Canyon Interpretive Association, he discovered a dinosaur footprint in 2011 that inspired his children’s book, “A Dinosaur Lives in Red Rock Canyon.”
Like the Greek Titan Atlas carrying the heavens on his shoulders, Henderson resident Phil Marco’s tree holds an imaginative world to his grandchildren.
When the new mosaic mural was unveiled June 2 at Petersen Elementary School, 3650 Cambridge St., it drew squeals, oohs and aahs from some attendees. The children seemed excited about it, too.
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