Maybe it was too far away; maybe my schedule was too busy. Probably it was the fact that my golf swing is already close to perfect. Whatever, it’s been quite a while since I’ve been to the Callaway Golf Experience on Las Vegas Boulevard South. A lot has transpired. It’s now the TaylorMade Golf Experience. In November 2013, the owners and brothers, John and Ron Boreta, didn’t renew their agreement with Callaway Golf, which cleared the way for the relationship with TaylorMade.
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I love finding out about new spots that have slipped under my radar. I first noticed Strip-n-Dip as the readers’ choice in the Cheap Eats and Family Restaurant categories in this year’s Best of Las Vegas voting. Then one of my editors, who lives in the neighborhood, told me how much she likes it. Time for a visit, and now I concur.
Las Vegas has plenty of Chinese restaurants to choose from, but when it comes to infusing Chinese and Thai cuisine, one stands out above the rest. Asian Wok recently opened in Centennial Hills and offers a variety of international dishes and drinks.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include a presentation by Easy Rawlins mystery series author Walter Mosley.
What happens when a celebration occurs and a child is absent the “right” parent to laud? Miriam B. Schiffer gives her main characters a nice fix for what could be an upsetting day in “Stella Brings the Family.”
Las Vegas native Cynthia Vespia spins a tale about an ex-Navy Seal searching for clues to mysterious deaths as a head of casino security in the thriller “Lucky Sevens.”
After constructing its newest BMX track, the city of Henderson hopes to catch residents riding dirty.
An equal mix of intensity and hope fills the bingo room inside the Fiesta Rancho, 4200 N. Rancho Drive, as each number is called for a chance to win cash prizes. Though typically a normal scenario, the past two months have brought a different oomph into the competitiveness of the game.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from May 14, 2015, View editions.
Aaron Chisolm , a junior at Palo Verde High School, has received an invitation from Down Under Sports to participate in a conference on Australia’s Gold Coast. He is the only football player from Nevada chosen to go. Sponsors support the cost of the trip, and those sponsoring Chisolm will be entered to win tickets for two to Australia. Entry deadline is June 1. All donations go directly to Down Under Sports at 435-753-4732 or downundersports.com/make-payment. He is the son of Linda and David Chisolm of Las Vegas.
View Neighborhood News readers send photos of their pets and everyday lives, and View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. To submit a photo, email View copy editor Anne King at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to View, C/O Anne King, 1111 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Photos cannot be returned, and due to the high volume, they are often scheduled a month or two in advance.
They pack heat, and they know how to use it. Nationwide, more women are said to be purchasing firearms. According to a study released this year by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, 74 percent of U.S. gun retailers saw an increase in female patrons from 2011 to 2012, with women making up 20 percent of total gun sales.
The Drama Kids program holds no auditions and denies no child. It focuses on speech and drama through literacy enrichment and aspires to give children better public speaking skills and confidence in social settings.
The story of a fictional family’s rise over three generations is shared in Las Vegas author Wes Davis’ novel “The Stanhope Legacy.”
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include the United Way Flip Through Summer Reading Kickoff.
Pick up your toys, please.
Growing up in a shady neighborhood steered 23-year-old Michael Flores in the wrong direction. As a young father trying to provide for his daughter, he knew he had to change, but his criminal record prevented him from getting a job.
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Hackberry Canyon in the southwestern section of the 1.9 million-acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument remains so enchantingly unspoiled it’s easy to forget you’re in the 21st century. And that’s the point of going there. While the hike is quite remote, the reward is a stunning narrow canyon, carved by a perennial stream, flanked by lush vegetation. If you go right now, there are also wildflowers.
When a sensitive tooth erupts into full-blown pain in the middle of the night, where can you go for relief? The time to ask that question is before you experience a dental emergency.
Bids will soon be considered for the intersections of Lone Mountain Road and the 215 Beltway and Ann Road at the 215, and an overpass at Centennial Parkway, said Clark County Commissioner Larry Brown.