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Mob enforcer, author to speak at museum
If it was a snake, it would've bit you. Odd words from your grandmother, meaning that whatever you were looking for was practically right in front of you but you didn't see it.
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Clark County Law Library to offer free classes
There's that old question, "How do I get to Carnegie Hall?" And there's the stock answer: "Practice, practice, practice."
Business strategy classes planned
From brown sugar-coated monkey bread to a traditional and tasty breakfast sandwich, The Perch in Downtown Container Park has broadened its guests' dining options with a new brunch menu.
Open house set for Sept. 10 at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
From 75 people raising $1,000 in 1990 to more than 2,000 people raising more than $170,000 in 2014, the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada's annual 5K has grown to be the organization's premier fundraiser.
The Las Vegas Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show brings artists and craftspeople from across the country, but many of the exhibitors are from right in the Las Vegas Valley's backyard.
Athletic competition. It's for young people, right? Not necessarily.
It might seem surprising that the road in North Las Vegas named for Tom Williams, who created that city, is such a short and unheralded thoroughfare. It may be more surprising that an elementary school is also named for the man who championed having as little government as possible in the new city and keeping out black people.
Ambition, persistence, a drive for success — how do you know when you've lept beyond a good work ethic and landed in workaholism?
Shunning sunscreen due to potentially dubious ingredients may do you more harm than good.
If you hate speed bumps, you're in good company. Las Vegas Fire and Rescue says the traffic control measure is dangerous and slows response time to emergency situations to a deadly level.
Any visit to the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area should now start at the Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway.
How many leaves are on the tree outside your window? That's a question you may not be able to answer. How could you even count them all?
Museum helps promote library card campaign
Douglas Meecham Stafford III, a Napa Valley winery heir on the top of the most eligible bachelor lists, takes a break from his life of privilege and goes undercover on an academic mission to collect stories from New York City's homeless population in "The Princess of Central Park."
Few things make a better match than books and coffee. You can enjoy both at The Coffee Press, formerly the Author's Cafe, found inside Henderson's Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway.
Sometimes fine dining sounds tempting, but dressing up in Sunday's best isn't necessarily what one's aiming for after a long workweek.