Gospel soloists Denise Robinson and James R. Smith of the Las Vegas Mass Choir flew to Switzerland on July 27. Simultaneously, yodel singers Barbara Klossner and Res Mathys from Musical Stillezrartlichkeithen, flew from Switzerland to Las Vegas.
Subscribe to Downtown RSS feed
Sagan Bocskor isn’t exactly what most people think about when they picture a Burning Man participant.
Someone was casually looking through Google Street View when he spotted a spacecraft near McCarran International Airport. The spacecraft is an art car built to look like a “Star Trek” shuttlecraft.
Henderson resident Jolie Brislin vividly remembers a time when she experienced hatred because of her religious beliefs.
At 72 and with 50 years of teaching already under her belt, Cortez Elementary teacher Chelita Clinkscale has no plans to abandon her students just yet.
Small-business owner Jamie Bennett has always had a creative and entrepreneurial spirit. Her mother, Pegge Stutzman, said her daughter’s first business venture was selling hair accessories to her peers at Bonanza High School. Bennett’s true passion, however, has always been party planning.
Las Vegas resident Betteann Meyers can trace her family history at least eight generations back. She fears that for the families of some deceased buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, locating their lost relatives might be not be as easy as it was for her. She fears that for families of some of the deceased buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, 1500 Las Vegas Blvd. North, locating their lost relatives might not be as easy as it was for her.
It wasn’t an easy task. After years of filling out paperwork, paying thousands of dollars and learning about the United States, a new group of citizens made it through the naturalization process. The mixed group of immigrants turned citizens were all smiles at the latest naturalization ceremony July 6 inside the Henderson City Council chambers at City Hall, 240 S. Water St.
Ikea hit the ground running when it opened its first store in Las Vegas on May 18. By breakfast the day after the opening, representatives were already partnered with Three Square food bank and speaking at a Sustainability Symposium at the local charity’s offices at 4190 N. Pecos Road.
When Bret Fraser, 34, moved to Las Vegas in 2005, the housing market was booming and businesses were doing well. There weren’t a lot of shops focused on the local skateboarding community, so Fraser opened the Southern California-based Pharmacy Boardshop at 1920 E. Serene Ave., Suite 500-2, and then at 725 W. Craig Road in North Las Vegas across from Craig Ranch Regional Park’s skatepark.
The United States is known as the land of opportunity for immigrants who escape the harsh conditions of their native countries and hope to pursue a better tomorrow. Yet the country that was founded by immigrants has also turned its back on them with harsher immigration laws and barriers on higher education.
Las Ventanas at Summerlin has opened the Ronald Reagan Memory Support Suites, a separate area specifically for those who are facing Alzheimer’s and other dementia diseases and can no longer care for themselves.
When you want to engage students in history, give them a little mystery. That’s what Summerlin resident Kay Moore does every time she writes a book for young people. An educator before retiring in 2013, she knows how to bring that spark to a young person’s eye with tidbits from history. Her first two books were published by Scholastic as part of its “If You Lived” series. Besides being used in schools, her books are sold in gift shops at historical sites. Each has sold over 700,000 copies, and both are in second printings.
Want to see nature despite the triple-digit temperatures? Hiking in summer is not for most, and some experts will say it’s not recommended.
In the torrid midsummer of Southern Nevada, the closest place for local folk to enjoy a cool outdoor escape is in the Mount Charleston area of the Spring Mountains National Recreation area. Since you’re likely to head there anyway, you might as well choose a trail that will show you some of the area’s most pleasant scenery while putting some miles on your boots
With a food mantra that stresses simple, fresh, flavorful and colorful foods that appeal to all senses, Mint Indian Bistro’s menu is sure to attract customers from all walks of life — whether spiritual, religious or atheist.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
Find events happening in the east valley area and across the Las Vegas Valley.
News and event information from around the Las Vegas Valley.
Crime and safety news and event information from around the Las Vegas Valley.
View’s adoptable pets, July 21, 2016.
Read about Las Vegas Valley residents’ awards and achievements.
Las Vegas author Deborah L. Costella’s “One 4-Ounce Serving: A Collection of Food Stories and Recipes” follows the culinary adventures of Rose and Gilda in a book that is part autobiographical novel with a generous dash of cookbook.